October 13, 2008 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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October 13, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 41
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October 13, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 41
Confronted with surging demand in China and India, instrument makers are boosting local sales and service capabilities
By Jean-Fran├žois Tremblay
(pp. 14-18)
Features
Government & Policy
Programs help scientists get involved in policy world (pp. 26-28)
Science & Technology
Inclusion bodies may have more diverse structures than anticipated (p.31)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Economic Woes Go International

Mounting credit crunch poses potential problem for European chemical companies
(p.8)

FDA On Melamine

Agency sets standard for the chemical in food products; some in Congress want a ban
(p.9)

Lilly's TB Drug Initiative

Public-private partnership opens labs, begins work on new compounds to treat tuberculosis
(p.10)

Cholera Turn-On

Chemical switch activates disease-enhancing toxin
(p.12)

Scientific Teamwork

Highest impact research comes from scientists at different universities, study says
(p.12)
 

Departments

ACS News

Divisions, sections, and individuals recognized for efforts on behalf of ACS
(pp. 36-39)
Honorees receive medals at White House
(pp. 40-41)
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Science & Technology

Inclusion bodies may have more diverse structures than anticipated
(p.31)
New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.33)
In Africa, chemist's nonprofit organization hopes to increase access to life-saving drugs
(p.32)

Career & Employment

Four top companies to work for share their policies for attracting and retaining the best talent
(pp. 44-46)

Newscripts

(p.56)

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