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September 26, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 38
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September 26, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 38
Biodetection technology has evolved tremendously since the anthrax attacks of 2001, but that’s not the real problem with the U.S.’s biodefense
By Matt Davenport
(pp. 36-40)
Features
Government & Policy
Fifty-year-old National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is the U.S.’s top environmental health research agency (pp. 18-21)
Business
An upstart web-based business offers a largely unexploited option to chemistry and pharmaceutical labs (pp. 30-31)
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Radical protein modifications

Versatile method uses C–C bond formation to decorate proteins with various groups
(p.5)

A look at the explosives used in the New York bombing

Some reports suggest bombs contained a combination of Tannerite and HMTD
(p.7)

Evonik crowdsources students for new ideas

Web-based search targets the millennials and also serves as a job recruiting tool
(p.12)

Sanofi sues Merck over insulin patents

Drugmaker seeks to blunt impact of new generic competition
(p.12)

FDA okays first DMD drug

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(p.13)

UN targets antimicrobial resistance

United Nations meeting and industry declaration focus on health issue
(p.13)

Chemical industry officials defend merger ‘tsunami’

Senate panel questions consolidation in agrochemical sector
(p.14)

Minerals in Medicine Exhibition

NIH, Smithsonian collaborate to highlight health applications of minerals
(p.16)
 

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Science & Technology

The Division of Inorganic Chemistry’s Young Investigator Awards program celebrates a decade of highlighting new talent
(pp. 28-29)
Potassium ions alternate with water molecules as they pass through channel, study shows
(pp. 32-33)
With the 2016 announcement around the corner, C&EN sifts through the first 50 years of nominees for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(p.34)
Biodetection technology has evolved tremendously since the anthrax attacks of 2001, but that’s not the real problem with the U.S.’s biodefense
(pp. 36-40)
Synthetic chemist Jin-Quan Yu, microbiologist Dianne K. Newman, and geobiologist Victoria J. Orphan are among the new class of 23 fellows
Versatile method uses C–C bond formation to decorate proteins with various groups
Método versátil usa la formación de enlaces C-C para decorar proteínas con diversos grupos funcionales
(p.5)

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