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August 18, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 33
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August 18, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 33
As technical and cost barriers fall, instrument firms move their systems into research and clinical markets
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Recalling the origins of the beloved structure-drawing program as its 30th anniversary approaches (pp. 26-27)
Science & Technology
Bayer’s water-based process eliminates organic solvent in producing polyurethane leather for consumer products (pp. 28-29)
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Chemists Convene In Fog City

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(p.4)

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(p.5)

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(p.5)

Making Cashews Less Allergenic

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(p.6)

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(p.6)

Mixed Review For Fracking Chemicals

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(p.7)

Safety Of Triclosan In Toothpaste Questioned

Personal Care: Experts, advocates scrutinize industry safety data on antibacterial chemical
(p.7)

Fixing A Source Of Sewer Corrosion

Civil Engineering: Switching water-treatment chemicals could reduce sulfides that degrade cement pipes
(p.8)

Worm Glue Can Seal Tissues

ACS Meeting News: Worm-inspired polymer adhesive could heal ruptures in amniotic membranes
(p.8)

Worms Inspire New Bioadhesive

ACS Meeting News: Researchers mimic wet adhesives made by sandcastle worms
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Cost Of Production Scale-Up Weighs On Biobased Chemical Firms

Second Quarter: Production hurdles keep industry in the red
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Directing Venom To Fight Cancer

ACS Meeting News: Encapsulated venom peptide can skip healthy cells
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Science & Technology

Small molecules help explain how a devastating bee-killing bacterium works
(p.30)
Bayer’s water-based process eliminates organic solvent in producing polyurethane leather for consumer products
(pp. 28-29)
Recalling the origins of the beloved structure-drawing program as its 30th anniversary approaches
(pp. 26-27)
Natural chaperone protein GroEL can fold both left- and right-handed proteins, might allow synthesis of longer D-proteins
(p.31)