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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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September 14, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 37
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September 14, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 37
New tools chart chemical modifications of DNA and its packaging proteins
By Laura Cassiday
(pp. 11-16)
Features
Government & Policy
EPA considers hazard, not just exposure, for future screening of endocrine disrupters (pp. 25-26)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Diatoms have a knack for working with silicon that chemists hope to reproduce in the lab (pp. 30-33)
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Thin As Thin Can Be

Catalysis: Synthesis yields zeolite crystals one unit cell thick
(p.5)

Thermo, PerkinElmer Boost Diagnostics

Acquisition: Deals mark convergence of life sciences tools and medical diagnostics
(p.6)

Tunneling From A Deeper Source

Quantum Effects: Electrons penetrate energy barriers from lower orbitals than realized
(p.6)

Biogen Bids For Facet

Pharmaceuticals: Deal is designed to boost its position in the MS drug market
(p.7)

Solar Energy

Showa Shell invests $1 billion in new thin-film plant
(p.7)

Bacteria Say NO To Drugs

Biochemistry: Nitric oxide synthesis neutralizes antibiotics
(p.8)

Lacking Funds For Space Exploration

Space Policy: NASA must change human exploration goals or budget, review finds
(p.8)
 

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Science & Technology

New tools chart chemical modifications of DNA and its packaging proteins
(pp. 11-16)
ACS Meeting News: Diatoms have a knack for working with silicon that chemists hope to reproduce in the lab
(pp. 30-33)
ACS Meeting News: Physical chemists probe the inner workings of redox processes at the interfaces of water and electrodes
(pp. 34-35)
New software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.36)

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