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October 30, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 43
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October 30, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 43
Quantum computers could help chemists better understand and develop catalysts, photovoltaics, and more
By Katherine Bourzac
(pp. 27-31)
Features
Science & Technology
The 2016 referendum has caused some chemists to leave the U.K., others to wait with trepidation (pp. 14-16)
ACS News
ACS presents its Heroes of Chemistry Award to six teams of chemical scientists (pp. 34-36)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

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Editor is more efficient than CRISPR at single-base changes and makes fewer unwanted alterations
(p.3)

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El editor es más eficiente que CRISPR en los cambios una única base y provoca menos alteraciones no deseadas
(p.3)

Hybrid method sequences carbohydrates

Combination of mass spec and IR spectroscopy identifies stereochemistry of bond between sugars
(p.5)

Toothpaste compounds, including triclosan, build up in toothbrushes

Bristles and tongue cleaners accumulate and release common toothpaste components, scientists find
(p.5)

Lilly contemplates future of animal health unit

Options for Elanco include sale, spin-off, or retention
(p.8)

Utility sues chemical makers

Maryland water supplier alleges several firms conspired to fix prices for the water treatment chemical aluminum sulfate
(p.8)

AbbVie invests in Alector’s immunoneurology therapies for Alzheimer’s

The $225 million deal will support drugs that boost immune cell activity in the brain
(p.9)

M&G seeking arrangement with creditors

Polyester competitor Alpek may be key to a financial settlement
(p.9)

No consensus on glyphosate in the EU

Member states fail to agree on length of renewal
(p.13)

U.S. to restrict 5 phthalates in children’s products

Chemical industry criticizes agency for limiting DINP
(p.13)
 

Departments

ACS News

ACS presents its Heroes of Chemistry Award to six teams of chemical scientists
(pp. 34-36)
Sherry Cady

Science & Technology

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientist studies the chemical signatures of ancient microbial life in rocks
(pp. 24-25)
The 2016 referendum has caused some chemists to leave the U.K., others to wait with trepidation
(pp. 14-16)
Cured-in-place pipe repairs could lead to harmful emissions for workers and the public, research shows
(pp. 22-23)
Quantum computers could help chemists better understand and develop catalysts, photovoltaics, and more
(pp. 27-31)
The air pollutant may interfere with sperm production, according to a new study
(p.6)
Ultrathin flakes provide opportunity to probe antiferromagnetism
(p.7)
Bench-stable trifluoromethylthiolate salt simplifies functionalization of carboxylic acids
(p.7)
Molecular beam scattering method offers simple route to isotope enrichment
(pp. 6-7)
Neurotransmitters act through adrenergic receptors to promote formation of tumor blood vessels
(p.6)
Rising industrial emissions of compounds not regulated by the Montreal Protocol could affect recovery of the planet’s solar radiation shield
(p.7)

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