September 11, 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 11, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 37
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September 11, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 37
With the advent of Internet-based system architectures, chemical producers get ready to plug and play
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 14-19)
Features
Science & Technology
Selective reaction turns achiral symmetric diols into chiral products (p.9)
Science & Technology
Scientific investigations unmask the secrets of 16th-century Venetian painters' palettes (pp. 31-34)
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Creating Chirality

Selective reaction turns achiral symmetric diols into chiral products
(p.9)

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(p.12)

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