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August 4, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 31
August 4, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 31
Amid calls to cut back or even ban added sugars, scientists hunt for alternative ways to satisfy our cravings
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 11-17)
Once heavily polluted, island reinvents itself as a leader in green practices and recycled materials (pp. 20-22)
Science & Technology
Scientists decode surface phenomena that are key to extending implant life (pp. 29-31)
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