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May 22, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 21
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May 22, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 21
Inside that exhilarating, frustrating, messy transition to being the boss
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 34-38)
Features
Business
Manufacturing catches up, and hooks up, with research informatics (pp. 22-24)
Business
Reversing its long neglect of R&D, Southeast Asian country now encourages biotechnology innovation (pp. 25-27)
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News of the Week

Route to cancer stem cell death ironed out

Researchers find compound with rare activity against cancer stem cells works by sequestering iron
(p.5)

Electroplated batteries store more energy

A new process for making pure battery electrodes improves performance
(p.6)

Weakness in perovskite crystals uncovered

Iodide salt coatings protect the promising solar-cell materials from attack by oxygen and light
(p.6)

New role in cells suggested for ATP

Known as an energy carrier, molecule can also solubilize proteins
(p.7)

Stretchy material creates dynamic holograms

Metamaterial hologram displays a series of images as it’s stretched
(p.7)

AkzoNobel chemicals CEO eyes solo future

Broad chemicals portfolio set to deliver steady growth
(p.12)

Japan reaps benefits of closures

Major chemical firms increase profits, partly because of earlier restructuring
(p.12)

Mood is bright at new drug ingredients show

Attendance was strong and spirits were buoyant at CPhI North America
(p.13)

Thermo Fisher to acquire Patheon

$7.2 billion purchase of contract drug maker opens a new business front for the instrument firm
(p.13)

Lower growth in CO2 emissions expected in China and India

Analysis cites drop in use of coal
(p.16)

Puerto Rican chemists hit hard by debt crisis

Student strikes follow proposed cuts to university funding
(p.16)

China agrees to review U.S. biotechnology applications

National Biosafety Committee will assess eight products made by major U.S. agrochemical companies by the end of May
(p.17)
 

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