January 12, 2015 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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January 12, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 2
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January 12, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 2
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Business
The drug industry, known as an information technology laggard, slowly takes on asset management systems (pp. 18-19)
Government & Policy
Companies guard secret formulas despite consumer requests (pp. 22-23)
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News of the Week

Novel Bacteria Fighter Unearthed

Antibiotics: Uncultured bacteria yield teixobactin, a pathogen killer which evades detectable resistance
(p.3)

Biotech Funding Starts Strong

Investing: $450 million investment in Moderna follows a breakthrough year for life sciences sector
(p.4)

Why Graphene Oxide Thin Films Are Water Stable

Materials: Overlooked metal contamination strengthens membranes
(p.4)

Environmental Group Sues EPA For Refusing To Ban Flea-killing Pesticide Used On Dogs And Cats

Natural Resources Defense Council lawsuit targets tetrachlorvinphos in pet products
(p.5)

Method Identifies Elusive Antigens

Immunochemistry: Synthetic peptoids ferret out protein targets of autoimmune diseases
(p.5)

Immunosuppressants Pack Powerful Punch

Natural Products: Researchers identify triterpenoids with unprecedented ring system
(p.6)

NIH Grant Success Rate Improves

Funding: Individual investigator awards rebound slightly
(p.6)

Neural Membrane Inspires Improved Brain and Spine Implants

Bioengineering: Flexible polymers and metals could be the backbone of future neural prosthetics
(p.7)

Toyota Frees Fuel-Cell Patents

Transportation: Automaker says move will hasten development of hydrogen-powered vehicles
(p.7)
 

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