May 8, 2006 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

What Is Tinsel Made Of? Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 12

How is the shiny tinsel that decorates many Christmas trees made? Find out all about tinsel's chemistry history in this very special holiday episode of Speaking of Chemistry.

 
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May 8, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 19
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May 8, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 19
Synthetic polymers are the workhorses of the personal care industry, advancing the style, feel, and functionality of the latest cosmetics
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 15-20)
Features
Science & Technology
Repeated chain transfer between two catalysts yields tailored block copolymers (p.9)
Science & Technology
How dual-chemist couples found happiness, job satisfaction, and work/life balance (pp. 35-38)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Message In A Bottle

Sunscreens
Marketers Await FDA Action On Effectiveness Ratings
(p.16)
 

News of the Week

Polyolefin Shuffle

Repeated chain transfer between two catalysts yields tailored block copolymers
(p.9)

Bioethanol Boost

Interest in cellulose-based ethanol is rising with the price of gasoline
(p.10)

New Tool For Drug Delivery Kinetics

Uptake and release of drug-carrier's cargo in cells is quantified in real time
(p.10)

BASF, Engelhard Dispute Goes On

Even as it raises its bid for Engelhard, BASF agrees to buy Johnson Polymer
(p.11)

Science Education

NSF's role in K–12 education is explored at House Science Committee hearing
(p.11)

Daniel Koshland Wins Welch Award

UC Berkeley professor is honored for his work in biochemistry and medicine
(p.12)

Iraqi Online Tool Is Launched

Virtual Science Library gives Iraq's scientists and students access to articles
(p.12)

Worming Your Way To Drug Targets

Worms are used to rapidly identify protein targets of bioactive agents
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Technology and Business News for the Laboratory World
(p.43)
New and notable in the chemical industry
(p.44)
How dual-chemist couples found happiness, job satisfaction, and work/life balance
(pp. 35-38)
Meeting of black chemists and chemical engineers highlights science, professional growth
(pp. 39-40)
New approach to delivering insulin scores a first for both diabetes and pulmonary drug delivery
(p.41)

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