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May 25, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 21
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May 25, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 21
University-created pharma and biotech contract manufacturing operations strive to balance educational and commercial goals
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 12-18)
Features
Science & Technology
Scientists capitalize on mobile phones’ imaging and computing power to create handheld medical diagnostic devices (pp. 35-37)
Science & Technology
A look at recent patenting activity in these water-retaining polymers, brought to you by C&EN and CAS (p.40)
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University-created pharma and biotech contract manufacturing operations strive to balance educational and commercial goals
(pp. 12-18)
Scientists capitalize on mobile phones’ imaging and computing power to create handheld medical diagnostic devices
(pp. 35-37)
TechNArt conference celebrates how science is providing answers to important questions about our most precious pieces of cultural heritage
(pp. 38-39)
A look at recent patenting activity in these water-retaining polymers, brought to you by C&EN and CAS
(p.40)

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