In this issue, B. M. Stoltz et al. review cascade reactions that involve catalysis and sigmatropic rearrangements. What was the impact of the development of tandem processes on organic synthesis? In a Minireview, O. Gidron and M. Bendikov discuss α-oligofurans for organic electronics. The Highlights deal with energetic metal–organic frameworks (Q. Zhang and J. M. Shreeve) and the methylation of amines with waste CO2 and H2 (T. Cantat et al.).
In the Communications section, X. Ma and Y. Xia exploit the Paternò–Büchi reaction to localize double bonds in lipids (see picture). C. D. M. Filipe et al. turned tryptophanase into odor-generating biosensors. F. Manoni and S. J. Connon present catalytic asymmetric Tamura cycloadditions. S. Mebs et al. succeeded in the activation of SF6 with nickel dinitrogen complexes.