September 12, 2016 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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September 12, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 36
September 12, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 36
After vowing to go natural, food brands face a shortage of the favored flavor
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 38-42)
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With medical marijuana (cannabis) legalized in more than 20 U.S. states, several making recreational use legal, and more than 30 dispensaries approved in Canada, the demand for Cannabis chemical analysis has soared. The current market for legal cannabis is about $6 billion and is estimated to grow to $11 billion by 2018. (pp. 30-37)
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DEA ban puts damper on research into kratom’s painkilling effects

Schedule I listing may stall testing of plant’s natural compounds and derivatives

Metabolite abnormalities pinpointed in chronic fatigue syndrome

Blood plasma study reveals chemical signature associated with lowered metabolic activity

New method casts light on a chicken-and-egg problem

Raman spectroscopy could make chicken breeding more humane by identifying the sex of embryos still in the egg

Agents hit malaria parasite at all three stages of infection

Screening of compound library identifies compounds with broad spectrum of activity

Air-pollution-derived magnetic nanoparticles found in human brains

Magnetite particles, which can be inhaled, may play a role in Alzheimer’s

Signal in the noise: The K-beauty boom

C&EN and CAS examine the intellectual property behind the cosmetics in South Korea

Cosmetic chemistry on view in New York City

First North American In-Cosmetics exhibition showcases anti-aging ingredients and a formulation competition

Two biobased companies sell U.S. plants

Ineos Bio and Elevance change direction on biobased fuels and chemicals

Danaher to acquire Cepheid

Molecular diagnostics firm will join Danaher’s refocused science and technology business

German giants chart divergent agriculture strategies

While Bayer pursues Monsanto, BASF plans smaller acquisitions

FDA bans antibacterials in consumer soaps

Agency says manufacturers have not demonstrated safety or effectiveness of 19 chemicals, including triclosan and triclocarban

Hawaii targets sunscreens with oxybenzone

State asks public to steer clear of these products to safeguard coral reefs



Science & Technology

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning packs in the science involved in preserving your home-grown fruits and veggies
Nearly all-volunteer organization achieves big impact in developing world with shoestring budget
(pp. 22-23)
列入第一类监控列表 名单可能阻碍对植物天然化合物及其衍生物的研究
El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning enlata toda la ciencia involucrada en la conservación de las frutas y verduras de cosecha propia.
Su inclusión en la Clasificación I de la DEA podría detener las pruebas de compuestos naturales de la planta y derivados

Career & Employment

Gender survey shows solid gains in overall percentage of female faculty at top chemistry departments
(pp. 18-21)

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