August 11, 2014 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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August 11, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 32
August 11, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 32
(pp. 33-41)
Cheap gas and strong demand forge a petrochemical partnership between the U.S. and China (pp. 12-13)
Science & Technology
Doctors aim to treat pregnancy complications by better understanding this mysterious organ (pp. 28-31)
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Government & Policy

Data help draw the line between naturally occurring hazardous elements in soils and industrial pollution
(pp. 21-22)
Three-dimensional chips are gaining interest from regulators for use in drug safety and chemical assessments
(pp. 19-20)