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Controlling the positions at which chemical groups attach to benzene rings is vital for the synthesis of materials and medicines. A reaction that targets a normally inaccessible position takes chemists closer to this goal. See Letter p.518

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  1. Matthew O. Kitching and Victor Snieckus are in the Department of Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada.

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