June 25, 2018 Cover
Volume 96, Issue 26
Drugs can be made by more than just chemical synthesis. Here are stories of three from the sea, the land, and yes, the factory
Cover:A field of red poppies spans the land between a chemical plant and sea—but what is this? Those poppies aren't poppies at all, but tablets rising from the stems, and the krill that would usually be seen swimming in the sea are in fact tablets as well; the chemical plant's high smokestacks spout not black smoke, but formulated pharmaceutical tablets.
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