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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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August 27, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 35
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August 27, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 35
Basic chemistry drives development of new low-cost solar cells
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 16-22)
Features
Government & Policy
U.S. businesses struggle to figure out how to track and influence emerging policies on chemicals (pp. 31-32)
Science & Technology
From their biosynthesis to their folding, signaling, and degradation, proteins command the attention of many researchers (pp. 34-38)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

ACS Focuses On Biotech For Health In Boston

Many events were recorded and are available online
(p.9)

Clouds Loom Over Deal Frenzy

The debt crunch may encumber chemical deals, experts say
(p.10)

Polluting China

Some big names in the chemical industry appear on a list of those cited for water pollution in China
(p.11)

BASF, Dow Philanthropy

World's two largest chemical companies donate money and property to two universities
(p.13)

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Researchers find a new way to split dinitrogen
(p.13)

Earliest Diamonds Stir Up Debate

Gems in zircon grains may revise notions of early Earth events
(p.14)

Selenium Doubles Up In Proteins

Diselenide bonds could play a role in redox regulation
(p.14)
 

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Science & Technology

Basic chemistry drives development of new low-cost solar cells
(pp. 16-22)
From their biosynthesis to their folding, signaling, and degradation, proteins command the attention of many researchers
(pp. 34-38)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.39)
Simple chemistry brings a Pennsylvania creek back to life
(p.40)

Newscripts

(p.56)