July 10, 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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July 10, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 28
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July 10, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 28
By Assistant Managing Editor Michael McCoy, Senior Correspondent Marc Reisch, and Associate Editor Alexander H. Tullo (all three in C&EN
Features
Science & Technology
Study elucidates key steps in molecular nucleation and growth mechanism (p.5)
Science & Technology
Presidential honors reward advances in chemistry that promote pollution prevention and sustainability (pp. 24-27)
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News of the Week

Spontaneous Assembly Revealed

Study elucidates key steps in molecular nucleation and growth mechanism
(p.5)

Toward A Mimic Of Photosynthesis

Synthetic assembly harvests light in one form and transports ions in another
(p.7)

Big Deal Deadlines

Billions of dollars and assets change hands as deals close at end of second quarter
(p.8)

Chemical Arms Rekindle Debate

Republicans say Iraqi shells justify 2003 invasion; Democrats argue otherwise
(p.8)

Patterned Tapes Fold Into Devices

Planar fabrication methods can make 3-D structures with a variety of shapes
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Supreme Court's fractured decision could curtail federal pollution controls in some waterways
(pp. 18-19)
In pressing for reform of railroad practices, captive customers cite lack of competition
(pp. 20-21)

Education

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Science & Technology

Technology and Business News for the Laboratory World
(p.33)
Presidential honors reward advances in chemistry that promote pollution prevention and sustainability
(pp. 24-27)
Symposium, exhibition spotlight developments in nanoparticle production technology
(pp. 28-31)
Combustion synthesis yields unprecedented nanoporous transition-metal materials
(p.32)

Editor's Page

Letters

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