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May 4, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 18
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May 4, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 18
In power for a year, the administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is promising to deliver change
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Business
After discovering a game-changing pill for hepatitis C, medicinal chemist turns his attention to hepatitis B (pp. 18-19)
Science & Technology
New data rebut vibrational theory of olfaction (pp. 29-30)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

DNA Conjugates Deliver Transcription Factors Into Cells

Drug Discovery: New method could lead to therapeutic use of the powerful proteins
(p.5)

Advisory Services Back DuPont Foe

Strategy: Two of three advisers say Trian Fund Management should get seats on DuPont’s board
(p.6)

Chemical Reform Bill Moves Forward In Senate

Congress: Committee clears compromise bill that would update 1976 law governing commercial substances
(p.6)

Beetle’s Explosive Spray Mechanism Revealed By X-Ray Imaging

Bioweapon: Pulsed effect driven by chemical reaction
(p.7)

Trade Fight Looms As Key Bills Head For House And Senate Votes

Congress: Legislation would pave the way for U.S. to join trade pact with Asia-Pacific region
(p.7)

Neurons Can Control Their Activity Via DNA Methylation

Epigenetics: DNA demethylation enzyme helps prevent nerve cells from getting too excited or too calm
(p.8)

Senate Panel Advances Bill To Stop EPA From Using Clinical Data In Setting Regulations

Congress: Measure would require agency to use only publicly available and reproducible results
(p.8)

3-D Printed Graphene Inks Bring Nanomaterial’s Promising Properties To Macro-Scale

Materials: Printed structures could have applications in energy storage and tissue regeneration
(p.9)

BASF Celebrates Chemistry In Style

Celebration of German giant’s 150th anniversary is punctuated by stark speech from German Chancellor Angela Merkel
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Medicinal chemist has overseen much of NIH’s chemistry research since 1993
(p.25)
Justices will determine whether agency must consider both costs and public health in deciding whether to regulate air pollution
(pp. 23-24)