January 1, 2007 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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January 1, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 1
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January 1, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 1
Reigniting our commitment to science and technology: Education, collaboration, and innovation!
By Catherine T. (Katie) Hunt, ACS President
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Features
Government & Policy
Many opportunities, many unknowns in the new world of biofuels (pp. 19-21)
Science & Technology
Ionic liquids are flowing into intriguing areas ranging from mineralogy to lubrication to rocket propulsion (pp. 23-26)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Flurry of Deals

A quartet of companies unloads unwanted businesses at year's end
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Government Cancels Vaccine Contract

Failure reflects problems with Project BioShield
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New Way to Target HIV

Novel drug-binding site found on HIV reverse transcriptase
(p.9)

Right-to-Know Info Shrinks

EPA says change will reward cleaner firms; activists, Democrats decry move
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Biopharmaceuticals

GSK pays big for late-stage cancer drug
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Hydrogen Storage Gets A Boost

Direct H2 binding to metal atoms beefs up capacity
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Departments

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Science & Technology

Ionic liquids are flowing into intriguing areas ranging from mineralogy to lubrication to rocket propulsion
(pp. 23-26)
A recently identified crystal packing of aspirin reminds chemists that discoveries lurk in the most familiar places
(pp. 27-28)
New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.29)

Career & Employment

Although the Ph.D. is the terminal degree in chemistry, it may not be the last one a chemist earns
(pp. 37-39)

Newscripts

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