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November 20, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 46
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November 20, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 46
Sentinel species track pollutants and the effects of climate change
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 26-27)
Features
Science & Technology
Nearly every reaction tried so far runs faster in droplets than in bulk (pp. 16-18)
Science & Technology
Industry chemist Nathan Allen spends his spare time creating a place for open, civil debate about science online (pp. 22-23)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Could a pill one day reverse some of the damage lead inflicts on the brain?

Small molecule repairs some synapse function in lead-exposed rats, study shows
(p.5)

High-salt diet throws microbiome out of whack

Study in mice suggests rebalancing gut microbes might one day treat conditions linked to sodium intake
(p.6)

Proteomics goes native

Method allows native mass spectrometry to evaluate multitudes of proteins in their intact, biological forms
(p.6)

Chemists conquer oxidative dearomatization with trio of enzymes

Team leveraged each enzyme’s reactivity to expand the reaction’s scope
(p.7)

Titanium nitride probe records more neurons than ever before

Neuropixels device can simultaneously record signals from hundreds of nerve cells
(p.7)

Haldor Topsoe, Braskem investigate biobased ethylene glycol

The firms will test out a catalytic process to turn sugar into the polyester raw material
(p.10)

Torque launches with $25 million in funding to arm immune cells

Flagship Pioneering-backed firm aims to put its first treatment in the clinic by mid-2018
(p.10)

Bayer, Loxo to jointly develop TRK inhibitors

Cancer drug pact could be worth up to $1.5 billion
(p.11)

Chemical firms plunge into 3-D printing

An increasing number of companies are dedicating efforts to the emerging polymer technology
(p.11)

The chemical industry must plan better for severe weather, U.S. Chemical Safety Board says

Agency aims to provide lessons from Arkema flooding after Tropical Storm Harvey
(p.14)

U.S. Senate bill would preserve tax-free tuition waivers for graduate students

But universities oppose endowment tax and other provisions in reform plan
(p.14)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Industry chemist Nathan Allen spends his spare time creating a place for open, civil debate about science online
(pp. 22-23)
Nearly every reaction tried so far runs faster in droplets than in bulk
(pp. 16-18)
Sentinel species track pollutants and the effects of climate change
(pp. 26-27)
Agents could be alternatives to Helicobacter pylori triple therapy, which some bacteria resist
(p.9)
The new triol, now the smallest known chiral C3-symmetric polycyclic molecule, is useful for forming liquid crystals
(p.9)
Concentrated bleach crystals streamline industrial reactions
(p.9)

Career & Employment

Chemistry blogger Derek Lowe shares his advice on the job search
(p.25)

Editor's Page

Letters

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