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May 16, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 20
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May 16, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 20
As overdose deaths climb, drugmakers and activists are working to make naloxone easier to use and a staple of medicine cabinets
By Bethany Halford
(pp. 34-38)
Features
Government & Policy
Linked to health problems, PFOA and PFOS leave a legacy that EPA is just starting to address (pp. 20-22)
Science & Technology
One company believes the diamond age is about to dawn (pp. 24-27)
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News of the Week

Microscopy technique quickly distinguishes crystal polymorphs

New method may aid drug discovery by speeding up screening process
(p.7)

Harry Kroto’s last words on carbyne

Simulations suggest that carbon’s one-dimensional allotrope remains a theory
(pp. 8-10)

Two-faced polar molecule grabs both cations and anions

All-cis hexafluorocyclohexane rivals crown ethers in cation binding capability, sets new precedent for anion binding
(p.8)

Custom dirhodium catalysts zero in on select alkane bonds

Catalyst-controlled carbene-insertion chemistry improves enantioselective C–H functionalization
(p.9)

For younger-looking skin, try a pinch of platinum

Crosslinked polymer treatment hides wrinkles and under-eye bags
(p.9)

Coating plus doping improves performance of promising material for lithium-ion batteries

Treating cathode compound with iron via atomic layer deposition boosts capacity and extends lifetime
(p.10)

Iron-sulfur gel provides possible green route to ammonia

Chalcogel catalyst reduces dinitrogen in water under ambient temperature and pressure
(p.10)

Alberta fire spares oil and chemical industries

Massive Fort McMurray fire threatened province’s oil sands facilities but didn’t damage them
(p.14)

Total to buy battery producer Saft for $1.1 billion

Deal set to make French energy group a major battery player
(p.14)

Court awards $525 million to Daiichi Sankyo for Ranbaxy deal gone wrong

Singapore arbitrator sides with Japanese drugmakers’s claims it was misled
(p.15)

Evonik will acquire Air Products’ specialties

Purchase, for $3.8 billion, gives the German giant many businesses that complement its own
(p.15)

FDA requires antibiotics sales data by species

Drug manufacturers must estimate annual usage in four major food animals
(p.18)

U.S. carbon dioxide emissions from energy use fall

More natural gas use, higher efficiency triggers decline
(p.18)
 

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Science & Technology

One company believes the diamond age is about to dawn
(pp. 24-27)
As overdose deaths climb, drugmakers and activists are working to make naloxone easier to use and a staple of medicine cabinets
(pp. 34-38)
Algunas simulaciones indican que el alótropo monodimensional de carbono resulta meramente teórico.
(pp. 8-10)

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