Palcohol, Fracking, Open Plan Labs

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0:49
A biotech firm patented the wrong structure for a drug candidate that’s made it all the way to clinical trials. What happened, and what now?
C&EN Volume 92 Issue 21 | p. 7 | News of The Week
Issue Date: May 26, 2014 | Web Date: May 22, 2014

C&EN Volume 92 Issue 23 | p. 32
Issue Date: June 9, 2014 | Web Date: June 6, 2014

3:00
It’s open season on open-plan laboratories. Do they increase collaboration or just increase distractions?
C&EN Volume 92 Issue 20 | pp. 20-23
Issue Date: May 19, 2014

4:54
Tracking for fracking:  tracers in development could track possible contaminants from hydraulic fracturing in the environment.
C&EN Volume 92 Issue 19 | pp. 31-33
Issue Date: May 12, 2014

7:43
Civil War-era composer George Root composed “Song of the Chemist“.
C&EN Volume 92 Issue 18 | p. 40 | Newscripts
Issue Date: May 5, 2014

8:40
What’s That Stuff? You can make powdered alcohol, also known as palcohol, in your kitchen (but please, enjoy responsibly).
C&EN Volume 92 Issue 21 | p. 72 | Newscripts
Issue Date: May 26, 2014

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