July 14, 2014 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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July 14, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 28
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July 14, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 28
Battery technology firms are closing in on the huge mass market for plug-in electric cars, but the road ahead is anything but smooth
By Alex Scott
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Chemists develop reactions with radioactive fluoride, hoping to find new radiotracers for positron emission tomography (pp. 33-35)
ACS News
San Francisco, Aug. 10–14 (pp. 53-76)
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News of the Week

Scripps In An Uproar

Funding: Merger talks with USC canceled, but faculty hold to no‑confidence vote for CEO Marletta
(p.6)

ADM Enters Natural Flavors Business With $3.1 Billion Purchase Of Wild Flavors

Food Specialties: Commodities giant says the business will boost profit margins, stabilize volatile earnings
(p.7)

Republicans Seek Ouster Of Chemical Safety Board Chairman

Oversight: Congressmen ask President Obama to fire Rafael Moure-Eraso
(p.7)

Neonicotinoids May Harm Birds

Ecology: Environmental impact of the insecticides could be broader than previously thought
(p.8)

Seven Charged In Corn Seed Heist

Trade Secrets: DuPont, Monsanto are targets of Chinese competitor
(p.8)

For Phase-change Materials, A New Use In Digital Displays

Materials Science: Inorganics long used for data storage
show promise for digital displays 

(p.9)

A New Concept For Contract R&D

Research For Hire: U.K.-based Concept Life Sciences seeks to be new player in outsourced science
(p.10)

Bill Targets Security Gap

Congress: Legislation would identify facilities that do not comply with existing regulations
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Business

Shanghai 3F finds a global stage by teaming up with several foreign firms
(pp. 18-19)
Despite volatility, shares performed well in the first half, and stock offerings boomed
(p.23)
Materials suppliers and pharma customers come together to address drug quality and related shortages
(pp. 20-21)
Battery technology firms are closing in on the huge mass market for plug-in electric cars, but the road ahead is anything but smooth
(pp. 11-15)
Industry group Rx-360 seeks to extend its reach into China
(p.22)
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Science & Technology

Chemists develop reactions with radioactive fluoride, hoping to find new radiotracers for positron emission tomography
(pp. 33-35)
Crude oil compounds block ion channels in tuna heart cells, shedding light on link between air pollution and heart disease
(pp. 36-39)

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Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)