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July 21, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 29
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July 21, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 29
Scientists search for biomarkers and imaging tools to diagnose concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive
By Lauren K. Wolf
(pp. 9-14)
Features
Government & Policy
The federal government is using more competitions in an attempt to spur innovation (pp. 23-25)
Science & Technology
A clearer picture might pave the way for new painkillers (pp. 31-32)
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News of the Week

Boron Bonds Into Fullerene-Like Cage Structure

First observed all-boron fullerene displays unusual bonding, structure
(p.4)

Candidates Named For American Chemical Society Fall Election

Vote: Ballot names announced for ACS president-elect, directors-at-large, and District III and VI Director
(p.5)

EPA Eyes Ban On Greenhouse Gas

A new proposal pushes to curb the use of HFCs in the U.S.
(p.5)

Albemarle To Buy Specialty Chemical Maker Rockwood

Acquisition: Albemarle will gain lithium operations, cash flow, and size
(p.6)

CDC Closes Labs, Stops Shipments

Investigation: Safety lapses at biological labs prompt preventive measures
(p.6)

Diamond Drives Chemistry, With Help From Light

Surface Science: Energetic photoelectrons mediate reductions
(p.7)

Novartis Licenses Google ‘Smart Lens’ Technology

Drug company and electronics firm see applications in eye, diabetes treatment
(p.7)

‘Green’ Route To Chromanols

Organic Chemistry: Organocatalysis creates tocopherol’s chiral core
(p.8)

Tax-Advantaged Pharma Deals Come Under Fire

Acquisitions: Mergers involving AbbVie, Abbott, and Mylan face government backlash
(p.8)
 

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Government & Policy

Ocean acidification opens doors for research on marine life, development of sensors, and efforts to mitigate adverse effects
(pp. 26-27)
The federal government is using more competitions in an attempt to spur innovation
(pp. 23-25)
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Science & Technology

Scientists search for biomarkers and imaging tools to diagnose concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive
(pp. 9-14)
X-ray method provides insight into the material that gives Grecian pottery its distinctive look
(p.33)
A clearer picture might pave the way for new painkillers
(pp. 31-32)