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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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July 30, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 31
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July 30, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 31
Researchers are finding drug leads as they tease out pathways of cellular glycosylation
By Stu Borman
(pp. 19-30)
Features
Science & Technology
Well-intentioned research, in the wrong hands, can become dangerous (pp. 51-55)
ACS News
Boston, Aug. 19-23 (pp. 67-74)
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Chemical firms Are Prospering

Most firms report double-digit growth in earnings in the second quarter
(p.13)

House Bill Mandates Public Access To Research Results

Legislation would require free online access to NIH-funded research papers within 12 months
(p.14)

Solar Energy Advances

New technology should lead to increased supplies
(p.15)

China Dominates Chemistry Olympiad

Russia and Poland place second and third, respectively; U.S. performs solidly
(p.16)

Key Step Found In Latex Allergy

Allergen dimerizes before allergic response is triggered
(p.16)
 

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Science & Technology

Researchers are finding drug leads as they tease out pathways of cellular glycosylation
(pp. 19-30)
Well-intentioned research, in the wrong hands, can become dangerous
(pp. 51-55)
Caltech professor is first woman, and one of the few foreigners, to lead a Swiss federal research institute
(p.57)

Career & Employment

Marketing yourself well is important for early-career chemists
(pp. 252-253)

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