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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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December 8, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 49
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December 8, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 49
Genomics strategies provide clues for unraveling cellulosic biomass
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 10-17)
Features
Science & Technology
New standards proposed by U.S. Pharmacopeia will change how drugmakers analyze and report metal impurities (pp. 32-34)
Career & Employment
Chemists downsized out of big drug companies are finding new careers with contract research organizations (pp. 38-41)
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Genomics strategies provide clues for unraveling cellulosic biomass
(pp. 10-17)
New standards proposed by U.S. Pharmacopeia will change how drugmakers analyze and report metal impurities
(pp. 32-34)
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Chemists downsized out of big drug companies are finding new careers with contract research organizations
(pp. 38-41)

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