November 6, 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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November 6, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 45
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November 6, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 45
The economy shows signs of slowing, but firms may be hiring more chemists, engineers
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Scientific art on journal covers raises visibility, but does it still serve a purpose in the Internet age? (pp. 24-27)
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News of the Week

Climate Change Threatens Global Economy

Near-term action is needed to avert dangerous impacts
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Chemical Board Blasts BP

Change in oil industry practices urged
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Step-By-Step Surface Assembly

Atomic force microscope attaches reactive polymer chain to a surface, one reaction at a time
(p.10)

Bioethanol R&D

Research pacts seek to bring cellulose-based ethanol to market
(p.11)

Protein Gel Minds Nuclear Gates

Nuclear pores rely on polymeric meshes to regulate macromolecular traffic
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Departments

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Government & Policy

Federal agencies handle fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism allegations differently, but all take claims seriously
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Books

Better understanding of the chemistry of indoor air quality is making the office more tolerable
(pp. 30-31)

Science & Technology

Scientific art on journal covers raises visibility, but does it still serve a purpose in the Internet age?
(pp. 24-27)
Industrial ecologist's work prompts scientists to plan ahead for possible limits on natural resources
(p.28)

Career & Employment

For chemists, hiring in pharma picks up, and chemical engineers continue to be in high demand
(pp. 36-41)
Salary prognosis for working chemists is for steady gains, but the job outlook is more uncertain
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C&EN catches up with chemists profiled in 1995 to find out how their predictions panned out
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Combine science and hard work with creativity, then get down to business
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Scientists-turned-lawyers offer tips on navigating a career in intellectual property law
(pp. 56-58)
The economy shows signs of slowing, but firms may be hiring more chemists, engineers
(pp. 33-34)