February 9, 2009 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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February 9, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 6
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February 9, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 6
Behind the latest megadeal in pharmaceuticals, a more subtle transformation of the industry is taking place
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 11-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Extension on testing requirement gives industry much-needed time to comply (p.28)
Science & Technology
Models provide clues about lipid behavior in cell membranes, but they may have reached their limits (pp. 31-33)
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News of the Week

Demand Collapses In Fourth Quarter

Chemical executives rue the worst quarter in decades
(p.6)

Federal Budget A No-Show

Obama Administration delays release of fiscal 2010 federal spending package
(p.7)

Nanotube Catalysts

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes could make fuel cells more affordable
(p.7)

Roche Gets Hostile

Lower offer for Genentech coincides with more merger talk in the pharma sector
(p.8)

Dow Responds To Rohm And Haas

Minus K-Dow joint venture, acquisition would spell financial peril, firm maintains
(p.9)

Hope For A Rare Disease

Solubilizing agent reverses Niemann-Pick C disorder in mice
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Extension on testing requirement gives industry much-needed time to comply
(p.28)
Dietary supplements made with nanotechnology are hitting the market with little government oversight
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Science & Technology

Models provide clues about lipid behavior in cell membranes, but they may have reached their limits
(pp. 31-33)
Organic chemist champions open science, Web technology
(p.34)
New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.35)

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