March 12, 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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March 12, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 11
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March 12, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 11
Better funded and infused with returning expatriates trained overseas, China's pharmaceutical industry is gaining strength
By Jean-Fran├žois Tremblay
(pp. 15-19)
Features
Government & Policy
Unusual cross-disciplinary meeting explores effects of environmental compounds on human development and reproduction (pp. 29-32)
Science & Technology
Ethics violations by a chemist in Sweden highlight science's unpreparedness to deal with misconduct (pp. 35-38)
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News of the Week

Snapshots Of A Membrane Protein

First glimpses of cell-wall-forming enzyme will aid search for new antibiotics
(p.9)

China Admits Setback

Premier vows country will try harder to meet environmental goals
(p.10)

Made-To-Order Histones

Method for installing methyl marks will shed light on DNA packaging
(p.10)

REACH's Impacts

Europe's new chemicals regulation will increase business risks for industry, report says
(p.11)

Elsevier Acquires Beilstein Database

Publisher purchases organic chemistry database from its partner
(p.12)

Treatment For Alcohol Abuse

Experimental drug curbs excessive alcohol use in rats
(p.12)

Conflict Of Interest

Consulting firm assisting review of bisphenol A risks also works for compound's manufacturers
(p.13)

Silicon From Sea Life

Reduction transforms algae's silica skeletons into high-tech material
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Ethics violations by a chemist in Sweden highlight science's unpreparedness to deal with misconduct
(pp. 35-38)
Equipment makers offer lab asset management services to assist customers
(p.39)
Fossilized resin from trees is prized for its use in jewelry and science
(p.41)

Career & Employment

Don't wait for Uncle Sam to come knocking
Web Exclusive
Attention B.S. and M.S. chemists: Uncle Sam wants you! If you haven't heard that, you're not alone
(pp. 47-50)

Newscripts

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