June 19, 2017 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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June 19, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 25
June 19, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 25
With the bar-coding technology, drugmakers leverage the chemistry of large numbers
By Bethany Halford
(pp. 28-33)
Science & Technology
Purifying chemicals without heat would go a long way toward reducing global energy consumption and pollution (pp. 18-21)
Science & Technology
Peter Hore explains how he and others are tackling the magnetoreception mystery (pp. 22-23)
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