November 26, 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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November 26, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 48
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November 26, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 48
Faced with low-cost competition from Indian and Chinese newcomers, established contract research firms elsewhere reach for the scientific high ground
By Jean-Fran├žois Tremblay, Rick Mullin, Sarah Everts
(pp. 13-24)
Features
Government & Policy
Witnesses at House hearing express outrage over lack of FDA inspections (pp. 38-44)
Science & Technology
Flurry of new research overturns long-held ideas about ions, water, and macromolecules (pp. 47-49)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Shopping The World

Contracting Strategies
In A Global Market, Drugmakers Still Seek Local Relationships
(p.14)
 

News of the Week

Fast Action Urged On Climate Change

UN report says impacts of warming are already here
(p.7)

Supported Cross-Metathesis

Linker promotes effective alkene coupling
(p.8)

Liquid Crystals from DNA

Stacking of short DNA duplexes suggests origins of nucleic acid formation
(p.9)

Getting The Lead Out Of Bullets

Tungsten-tin composite provides alternative for hunters
(p.10)

Merck Again Turns To India For R&D

Deal with Nicholas Piramal is second in a year with an Indian company
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Flurry of new research overturns long-held ideas about ions, water, and macromolecules
(pp. 47-49)
Element enthusiast talks about making a periodic table for the 21st century
(p.50)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.51)

Newscripts

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