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May 22, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 21
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May 22, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 21
Inside that exhilarating, frustrating, messy transition to being the boss
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 34-38)
Features
Business
Manufacturing catches up, and hooks up, with research informatics (pp. 22-24)
Business
Reversing its long neglect of R&D, Southeast Asian country now encourages biotechnology innovation (pp. 25-27)
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News of the Week

Route to cancer stem cell death ironed out

Researchers find compound with rare activity against cancer stem cells works by sequestering iron
(p.5 )

Electroplated batteries store more energy

A new process for making pure battery electrodes improves performance
(p.6 )

Weakness in perovskite crystals uncovered

Iodide salt coatings protect the promising solar-cell materials from attack by oxygen and light
(p.6 )

New role in cells suggested for ATP

Known as an energy carrier, molecule can also solubilize proteins
(p.7 )

Stretchy material creates dynamic holograms

Metamaterial hologram displays a series of images as it’s stretched
(p.7 )

AkzoNobel chemicals CEO eyes solo future

Broad chemicals portfolio set to deliver steady growth
(p.12 )

Japan reaps benefits of closures

Major chemical firms increase profits, partly because of earlier restructuring
(p.12 )

Mood is bright at new drug ingredients show

Attendance was strong and spirits were buoyant at CPhI North America
(p.13 )

Thermo Fisher to acquire Patheon

$7.2 billion purchase of contract drug maker opens a new business front for the instrument firm
(p.13 )

Lower growth in CO2 emissions expected in China and India

Analysis cites drop in use of coal
(p.16 )

Puerto Rican chemists hit hard by debt crisis

Student strikes follow proposed cuts to university funding
(p.16 )

China agrees to review U.S. biotechnology applications

National Biosafety Committee will assess eight products made by major U.S. agrochemical companies by the end of May
(p.17 )
 

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