September 4, 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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September 4, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 36
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September 4, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 36
Controlling personalities tame wild sugars on proteins and natural products
By Stu Borman
(pp. 13-22)
Features
Science & Technology
Reactive intermediate, extruded from niobium complex, opens synthetic vistas (p.7)
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News of the Week

A Mild Route To P2

Reactive intermediate, extruded from niobium complex, opens synthetic vistas
(p.7)

Emissions Trading Deal Set For China

World Bank-brokered deal provides $1.02 billion for emissions reductions
(p.8)

Mylan Is Buying Big Stake In Matrix

Indian pharmaceutical chemical firm will contribute a broad manufacturing network to generics drug firm
(p.8)

Getting Bacteria To Do The Work

Microscale motor relies on yoked microbes to spin a rotor
(p.9)

Cooling Compounds Conquer Chronic Pain

Interaction with nerves reveals mechanism to block long-term pain
(p.10)

DuPont Changes Retirement Options

Firm will move to a savings-and-investment plan from traditional pension
(p.10)

Fluorous Phase In A Cage

Self-assembling nanoshell sequesters perfluoroalkanes with exquisite control
(p.11)
 

Departments

Education

Carnegie initiative inspires reshaping of Ph.D. programs to fit modern times
(pp. 89-95)
Once outnumbered by humanities majors, science students are now studying abroad in force
(pp. 96-98)
Chemical engineering students at all levels can benefit from 'learn and earn' opportunities
(pp. 99-101)
Faculty from around the country share stories to help candidates 'ace' the interview process
(pp. 102-104)

Science & Technology

Controlling personalities tame wild sugars on proteins and natural products
(pp. 13-22)
A year after the hurricanes, scientists and industry workers reflect on the impact on their work and lives
(pp. 39-47)
Tool builders are pushing optical microscope vision to single-molecule sharpness
(pp. 49-52)

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