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February 1, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 5
February 1, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 5
Speedier development and regulatory process contributed to a peak in product approvals in 2015
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 12-17)
Novel detection systems for laundered diesel and gasoline succeed where dyes alone are failing (pp. 20-21)
Science & Technology
Lessons learned from the chemical breakdown of pigments in the Post-Impressionist’s masterpieces (pp. 32-33)
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(pp. 36-37)
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