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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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October 29, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 44
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Researchers are learning to control key biochemical processes that affect the quality of fruits and vegetables
By Sarah Everts
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Business
Their water contaminated by industry, farmers in dozens of villages in China die prematurely (pp. 18-21)
Government & Policy
Electric utilities face a tangle of choices when figuring how to pull CO2 from coal-fired plants (pp. 25-28)
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Membrane Protein Analyzed

New techniques could help make receptor structures more accessible
(p.5)

Acquisitive Action In Japan

Agchem and pharma deals run counter to business culture
(p.6)

New Mass Spec Technique

Method eliminates need for sample preparation
(p.7)

Observing Single Enzymes At Work

Method captures the interaction between a single enzyme molecule and its inhibitor
(p.8)

Sugar Picker

Synthetic receptor selects cellobiose out of a sugary mix
(p.8)
 

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Science & Technology

Researchers are learning to control key biochemical processes that affect the quality of fruits and vegetables
(pp. 10-15)
Chemically manipulating crystallization kinetics yields enantiopure products
(p.30)
Cigarette butts top the litter charts, but a healthy sense of outrage could snuff these eyesores out
(p.31)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.32)

Newscripts

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