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September 17, 2018 Issue


September 17, 2018 Cover

Volume 96, Issue 37

Rallying under the motto “rises,” scientists in the pharmaceutical industry and academia reflect on the island’s resiliency and challenges one year after Hurricane Maria

Cover image:A photo of a weathered flag pole of Puerto Rico.

Credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images

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  • Where are Wikipedia’s women scientists?

    Efforts to create a more balanced picture of chemistry on the online encyclopedia are gathering steam

  • Radioactive waste stranded as U.S. shifts from nuclear energy

    Lack of a long-term repository leaves communities as de facto storage sites

  • Periodic graphics: Platinum drugs for cancer

    Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning examines the chemistry and impact of cisplatin and its sibling compounds

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Broad prevails over Berkeley in CRISPR patent dispute

The legal battle over CRISPR/Cas9 patents between the two institutions is likely finished