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February 15, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 7
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February 15, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 7
Sustainability: Electric utilities, environmentalists, researchers, and regulators converge on sustainable solutions for recycling waste from coal-fired power plants
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Business
With the helium shortage in the past, scientists seek to ensure supplies of the cooling element and keep legacy instruments running (pp. 17-18)
Science & Technology
Without effective treatment steps to control corrosion, Flint’s water leached high levels of lead from the city’s pipes (pp. 26-29)
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Chinese Investigators Identify Cause Of Tianjin Explosion

Safety: Investigators make recommendations, spread blame around for deadly—and costly—tragedy
(p.5)

How Lasers Make Buckyballs Look Like Superconductors

Materials: Postassium-doped fullerenes display signatures of superconductivity under infrared light
(p.6)

Novartis Tags Price Of Heart Drug To Patient Outcomes

Pharmaceuticals: Deal with two insurers is an early foray into performance-based pricing
(p.6)

Improving Protein Crystallography Using Smudges In X-Ray Diffraction Data

Spectroscopy: New technique takes advantage of long-unused data
(p.7)

Obama requests $1.8 billion to fight Zika virus

Public health: Emergency funds would go to development of vaccines, diagnostics, and testing as well as to mosquito control
(p.7)

Hitting Malaria In The Proteasome

Medicinal Chemistry: Inhibitor of cell’s protein-degrading machine kills the parasite without apparent toxicity in mice
(p.8)

Yumanity Therapeutics Reaps $45 Million In Financing

Start-ups: Investors respond strongly to firm’s novel approach to neurodegenerative diseases
(p.8)
 

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Science & Technology

Without effective treatment steps to control corrosion, Flint’s water leached high levels of lead from the city’s pipes
(pp. 26-29)
Solid-state techniques help fill in gaps where X-ray diffraction fails
(pp. 30-31)
Sustainability: Electric utilities, environmentalists, researchers, and regulators converge on sustainable solutions for recycling waste from coal-fired power plants
(pp. 10-14)
Química médica: Un inhibidor de la maquinaria celular encargada de la degradación de proteínas mata al parásito sin ninguna toxicidad aparente en ratones.
(p.8)

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