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November 7, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 44
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November 7, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 44
Scientists continue to study unusual heat-generating effects, some hoping for vindication, others for an eventual payday
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 34-39)
Features
Science & Technology
Genomics research has sparked renewed interest in understanding one of nature’s toughest animals (pp. 20-21)
Business
Rising orders from local clients are a welcome change for China’s pharmaceutical CROs (pp. 22-25)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Peter Dorhout is the 2017 ACS president-elect

Four other board director positions have also been filled
(p.7)

Breaking bonds in unstrained rings

Catalyst system activates carbon-carbon bonds in cyclopentanones
(p.8)

Nanosensors track temperature in live creatures

Fluorescent nanoparticles map microscale temperature patterns in beetle muscles
(p.9)

Replacing inhibitor’s hydrogen bond boosts potency


Peptide blocks key signaling pathway involved in cancer and other diseases
(p.10)

General Electric to exit water treatment by 2017

Proceeds will pay for an enlargement of the firm’s oil services business
(p.14)

New York City discovery venture advances

Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute adds a development arm, Bridge Medicines
(p.14)

Pfizer discontinues work on bococizumab

Anti-cholesterol therapy was the drugmaker’s latest attempt at a Lipitor follow-up
(p.15)

Tesla to launch solar roofs

Amid planned merger with SolarCity, Tesla founder Musk thinks attractive panels will break open the market
(p.15)

DHS seeks advice on bomb chemicals

National Academies studying ways to control availability of substances used in improvised devices
(p.18)

Early career scientists don’t necessarily publish more important research

The most successful papers come at random times in scientists’ careers, study shows
(p.18)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

How reliable are the structures deposited in crystallographic databases? Two chemists take time to explain
(pp. 30-31)
Genomics research has sparked renewed interest in understanding one of nature’s toughest animals
(pp. 20-21)
Scientists continue to study unusual heat-generating effects, some hoping for vindication, others for an eventual payday
(pp. 34-39)

Career & Employment

A love for science lit the path for this Science journal editor
(p.32)