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October 6, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 40
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October 6, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 40
Reprogrammed T cells show promise at beating blood cancers, but other foes may be tougher to vanquish
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 12-19)
Features
Government & Policy
White House plan to combat rise in superbugs gets mixed reactions (pp. 27-29)
Science & Technology
Publishing: Back-to-back papers can lead to more discussion of trending science than when published individually (pp. 39-41)
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News of the Week

Indian Leader Takes The U.S. By Storm

Pharmaceuticals: Prime Minister Modi’s visit raises both hopes and fears of change in India
(p.7)

Aptamers For Small Molecules

Biosensors: Strategy for designing custom oligonucleotides could lead to biosensors for small metabolites
(p.8)

Generics Makers Fight Label Change

Drug Safety: Industry threatens suit over FDA plan to update warnings
(p.8)

Bumping Up Ethanol Yields

Biotechnology: Simple alterations in fermentations could boost yeast productivity
(p.9)

EPA Said To Allow Discharge Of Hazardous Chemicals To Rivers And Lakes From Sewage Plants


Agency’s inspector general says agency needs to expand list of substances monitored in wastewater
(p.9)

Artificial Sweetener Producers Hurt By Chinese Competition

Food Ingredients: Low-cost imports force Western makers of widely used noncaloric sweeteners to make cutbacks
(p.10)

To Outwit Plant Defenses, Hungry Caterpillars Turn Chemists


Insects modify a single attachment point to deactivate a toxin in maize
(p.10)

Direct Route To Natural Products

Drug Discovery: Technique zeroes in on microbes that biosynthesize specific compound families
(p.11)

National Chemistry Week To Begin

Outreach: Event entices public through the sweet side of chemistry
(p.11)
 

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