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October 20, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 42
October 20, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 42
Technology-savvy researchers will steer the laboratory toward digital integration
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 12-15)
Government & Policy
Companies see an opportunity to move their agenda in Congress (pp. 24-25)
ACS News
ACS honors the chemical R&D behind the iconic inventor’s discoveries (pp. 41-42)
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ACS News

Graduate student Jennifer Novotney is science communication contest’s inaugural winner
ACS honors the chemical R&D behind the iconic inventor’s discoveries
(pp. 41-42)

Government & Policy

Calls ramp up for increased government oversight, food labeling
(pp. 26-27)
No new coal-fired electricity plants started up in the U.S. during the first half of 2014
Companies see an opportunity to move their agenda in Congress
(pp. 24-25)


Carl Djerassi searches to understand the drivers behind his serially redefined life
(pp. 38-39)