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October 2, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 39
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October 2, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 39
Chemical makers like BASF and Dow take on big data
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 26-30)
Features
Business
Use of the deadly chemical is on the rise in the gold mining industry (pp. 18-19)
Science & Technology
Dutch chemist discusses promoting science and his concerns about our failure to solve environmental problems (pp. 20-21)
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News of the Week

Frustrated polymers heal themselves

Researchers take frustrated Lewis acid-base pair concept in a different direction with a new mode of cross-linking in self-healing gels
(p.5)

Computationally designed ‘mini proteins’ prevent flu infection in mice

High-throughput design technique could lead to novel therapeutics
(p.6)

Reinvestigation of periodate chemistry challenges conventional view

New study finds aqueous periodate composed of species originally proposed in the 1950s
(p.6)

Catalyst closes a gap in hetero Diels-Alder reaction

Powerful acid family enables cycloaddition of unactivated aldehydes and dienes
(p.7)

Metallopeptide catalyst eases synthesis of antibody-drug conjugates

Rhodium-based catalyst enables drugs to attach to a predictable site on an antibody
(p.7)

Activists warn of algae escape

Genetically modified algae pose risks for the environment, report says
(p.12)

Novartis, Berkeley sign drug chemistry pact

Chemoproteomics and targeted protein degradation could hit previously undruggable proteins
(p.12)

CRISPR’s next target: The bad bugs in your gut

The French biotech start-up Eligo Bioscience lands $20 million in series A funding to advance its CRISPR-packed phage platform
(p.13)

China increases the pressure on chemical producers

Companies face new restrictions ahead of a key government meeting next month
(p.13)

Hurricane Maria ravages Puerto Rico

Outlook unclear for pharmaceutical manufacturing, higher education facilities
(p.17)

U.S. FDA targets illegal online drug sales

Agency takes action against unapproved prescription medicines
(p.17)
 

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Government & Policy

Advocacy groups challenge EPA rules under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act
(pp. 22-23)
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Science & Technology

Dutch chemist discusses promoting science and his concerns about our failure to solve environmental problems
(pp. 20-21)
Single amino acid change made Zika virus more deadly to developing brain cells
(p.11)
Encasing the charge-conducting material in methyl cellulose yields gelled electrolyte for charge-storage devices
(p.10)
Study of monomeric protein seems to invalidate ‘rusty hinge’ mechanism
(p.10)
Analogs of Togni’s iodine compounds could expand versatility and use of perfluoroalkyl transfer reagents
(pp. 10-11)
With FeOH model system, chemists observe key step in hydroxylation of C–H bonds for the first time
(p.11)
Spectroscopy shows enhancement arises from electron donation from ionic liquid to catalytic metal atom
(p.11)
Unos investigadores llevan el concepto de par ácido-base de Lewis a una nueva dimensión con un nuevo método de reticulación en geles con propiedades "autocurativas"
(p.5)

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