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April 20, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 16
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April 20, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 16
ACS Meeting News: Advanced technology is bringing new science to the ancient art of beer brewing
By Matt Davenport
(pp. 8-13)
Features
Government & Policy
Lawmakers aim to tame litigious 'trolls' (pp. 21-23)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: As legal cannabis spreads, chemists work on ways to tackle concerns for workers and consumers (pp. 27-28)
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Structure Of The Measles Virus Nucleocapsid Reveals How It Wraps Up Its Genome

Structural Biology: Researchers tame the virus’s floppy capsid structure using cryo-electron microscopy
(p.3)

Draft Bill May Pave Path For Reform Of Federal Chemical Control Law

Congress: House of Representatives’ proposed overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act avoids controversial provisions found in Senate measure
(p.4)

Nuclear Deal Could Boost Iran’s Chemical Sector

Middle East: Lifting sanctions will eliminate restraints on the local industry
(p.4)

Oxytocin Promotes Social Behaviors By Tuning Brain Circuits

Neuroscience: Hormone helps auditory circuits in adult mouse brains to process distress calls from pups
(p.5)

Shin-Etsu Invests In Photoresists

Electronic Materials: Japanese firm plans large facility in Taiwan
(p.5)

Drug Spending Jumped In 2014, IMS Study Finds

Pharmaceuticals: New drugs, fewer patent expirations drove sales growth
(p.6)

Technique Adds Proteins To Membranes At Specific Sites And Times

Biomodification: Lipid, linker, and photocaging give researchers exquisite control over accessorizing cell membranes and vesicles
(p.6)

Top Five Industries For Chemical-Related Incidents

Federal agency review of chemical accidents in nine states reveals industries with most injuries, evacuations
(p.7)

UC Berkeley’s Graham Fleming Resigns Vice Chancellor Post

Investigation: Report substantiates harassment allegations, chemist calls it “biased and unjust”
(p.7)
 

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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: As legal cannabis spreads, chemists work on ways to tackle concerns for workers and consumers
(pp. 27-28)
ACS Meeting News: Advanced technology is bringing new science to the ancient art of beer brewing
(pp. 8-13)
Army scientist discusses medical research being carried out to understand and protect against warfare agents
(pp. 29-30)