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July 25, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 30
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July 25, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 30
Sales are down in the low oil price environment, but profits are soaring
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 32-37)
Features
Science & Technology
Electron poor but chemically rich element with a storied past continues to surprise with a surge of new developments (pp. 20-23)
Science & Technology
Researchers race to study the human mycobiome and how it affects our health (pp. 24-27)
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Cover Story: C&EN’s Global Top 50

C&EN 公布的全球化工企业 50 强
在石油价格走低的情况下,企业销售收入下降,但总体利润在不断上升。
(pp. 32-37)
 

News of the Week

Researchers demonstrate they can store data by pushing around atoms

Rewritable atom-based memory has data density 500 times higher than that of commercial disk drives
(p.5)

Adding a catalytic membrane to lithium-air batteries improves performance

Preventing buildup of harmful products boosts battery efficiency and lifetime
(p.7)

New radiotracer allows scientists to count synapses in people’s brains

Radiolabeled molecule could aid researchers studying the loss of synapses involved in Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, and other brain diseases
(p.8)

Protein stays stable without its charges

A protein with its charged amino acids swapped for neutral ones remains soluble and functional
(p.8)

Agricultural chemical deals ripen

Milestones are hit in all three global agchem transactions now in play
(p.13)

Japanese firms invest in diaper raw materials

Demand is strong as urban Asians adopt Western methods of baby care
(p.13)

Third Rock-backed Fulcrum Therapeutics launches

Company to attack rare diseases with protein-targeting small molecules
(p.13)

Post-Brexit, Ineos embraces its Britishness

Big chemical firm moves businesses back to U.K., eyes entry into British car market
(p.15)

U.S. Congress clears the way for limits on drone flights near chemical plants and refineries

Industry is concerned about potential accidents as well as espionage
(p.18)

U.S. Energy Department awards $40 million to speed nuclear waste cleanup

Multi-investigator research centers to focus on weapon production wastes
(p.18)
 

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Science & Technology

Electron poor but chemically rich element with a storied past continues to surprise with a surge of new developments
(pp. 20-23)
Researchers race to study the human mycobiome and how it affects our health
(pp. 24-27)
Memorias atómicas re-grabables poseen una densidad de datos hasta 500 veces mayor que los discos duros comerciales.
(p.5)