September 7, 2015 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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September 7, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 35
September 7, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 35
Rapid adoption of CRISPR/Cas9 technology is changing our ability to explore genomics and treat genetic diseases
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 14-20)
Science & Technology
Researchers develop antiprion compounds that disrupt protein aggregation in animal brains (pp. 37-39)
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ACS Meeting News: Encoding DNA with digital information and encasing it in silica nanoparticles could save documents and data for future generations
(pp. 40-41)
ACS Meeting News: Princeton team of chemists is using visible-light-activated catalysts to make difficult reactions possible
(pp. 42-43)
Researchers develop antiprion compounds that disrupt protein aggregation in animal brains
(pp. 37-39)

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