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March 6, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 10
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March 6, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 10
Researchers take aim at the biological machinery that causes our bodies to decline
By Sarah Everts
(pp. 30-35)
Features
Business
Ranking of scientific equipment makers highlights corporate shifts and changing fortunes (pp. 18-23)
Science & Technology
IUPAC continues to foster communication and application of chemistry worldwide (pp. 25-26)
Back Issues
 
Periodic graphics: Do antiaging creams work?
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning peers into the scientific evidence behind wrinkle creams
(p.37)
Reviving resveratrol
Red wine made the compound famous; now one supplement maker hopes ongoing human tests can bring new life to its business
(pp. 38-39)
 

News of the Week

Powering mass spec ionization with friction improves sensitivity

Charge generated by rubbing materials together ionizes tiny samples
(p.5)

Flow process speeds up peptide synthesis

Fully automated machine is 10 to 100 times as fast as current batch-based methods
(p.7)

Technique reveals never-before-seen states as protein unfolds

Modified force spectroscopy method captures protein unraveling with improved time resolution
(p.7)

An opioid minus major side effects

Fluorinated version of fentanyl is active only in areas of inflammation, eliminating troublesome effects in rats
(p.8)

Small molecule helps fix ‘Lorenzo’s Oil’ gene mutation

Sobetirome partially makes up for lost protein function
(p.8)

Arrakis launches to develop RNA-targeting small-molecule drugs

Biotech firm will chase an array of previously intractable targets
(p.12)

Scientists, funders flock to ResearchGate

Networking site gathers momentum in quest for open science
(p.12)

Boragen launches for boron-based fungicides

First start-up from Research Triangle Park-based AgTech Accelerator raises $10 million from venture backers
(p.13)

Business leaders want to axe regulations

Several chemical company CEOs sign letter to the Trump Administration
(p.13)

Lonza to build plant for Sanofi

Dedicated plant will manufacture biologic drugs for the French firm
(p.13)

Trump is virtually silent on science in speech to Congress

President's address touches on funding and immigration, but not research
(p.16)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning peers into the scientific evidence behind wrinkle creams
(p.37)
IUPAC continues to foster communication and application of chemistry worldwide
(pp. 25-26)
Researchers take aim at the biological machinery that causes our bodies to decline
(pp. 30-35)
Selections from cen.chempics.org, where C&EN showcases the beauty of chemistry
(p.16)
El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning nos descubre la ciencia que hay detrás de las cremas anti-arrugas
(p.37)
La carga que se genera al frotar dos materiales ioniza pequeñas muestras
(p.5)

Career & Employment

Passion for addressing global problems led her to the helm of IUPAC, the "United Nations of chemistry"
(p.27)