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Sunscreen SPF Explained - Speaking of Chemistry

Chemical & Engineering News Senior Editor Carmen Drahl and Associate Editor Sophia Cai explain the chemistry behind SPF, so you don't get burned, in the latest video of “Speaking of Chemistry”.

 
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May 21, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 21
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May 21, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 21
Major drug companies in the West are expanding their research programs in India
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Government & Policy
AAAS science and technology Policy Forum focuses on R&D funding and science advocacy (pp. 29-30)
Science & Technology
Heating technology proves useful in proteomics and synthesis of peptides, proteins, and carbohydrates (pp. 32-33)
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Polymeric Quasicrystals

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Major Japanese firms once again boosted their full-year results
(p.6)

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Deal creates global player in the generic drug market
(p.7)

Silicon-Based Spintronics

Study demonstrates flow of electron spin in workhorse material
(p.7)

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Department of Homeland Security rule captures academic labs
(p.8)

Dow Advances Overseas Projects

Saudi and Chinese complexes are part of firm's overhaul of its commodity chemicals business
(p.8)

Amine Synthesis Gains Utility

Reaction combines C-H functionalization of an amine with its addition to an olefin to form a new amine
(p.9)

Caged Beauty

Highly symmetric Keplerate boasts intriguing magnetic properties
(p.9)
 

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Science & Technology

Heating technology proves useful in proteomics and synthesis of peptides, proteins, and carbohydrates
(pp. 32-33)
U.S. dominance is still strong, but growth in Europe and Asia augurs the flattening of chemistry worldwide
(pp. 34-37)

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