November 30, 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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November 30, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 48
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November 30, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 48
Recalls and public concern drive the push for greater vigilance
By Jyllian N. Kemsley and Marc S. Reisch
(p.11)
Features
Government & Policy
EPA addresses data gaps, prepares to register more products (pp. 25-26)
Science & Technology
Flexible, high-aspect-ratio nanowires turn researcher into entrepreneur (pp. 30-31)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Making Food Safer

Testing Life's Staples
Time, sensitivity, and broad screening for contaminants in a multitude of matrices are critical for food analysis
(pp. 12-14)
There's Money In Safer Food
As concern grows over food recalls, instrument makers eye a growing market for test equipment
(pp. 15-17)
 

News of the Week

Calcite Close-Up

Composites: 3-D images reveal mineral’s interactions with a biopolymer
(p.7)

A Pathogen’s Biochemical Mesh

Systems Biology: Study reveals that mycoplasma pneumoniae does more with less
(p.8)

Freeze Protector Is Protein-free

Biochemistry: First-in-class natural antifreeze from alaskan beetle has carbohydrate and lipid components
(p.9)

Drug R&D Heats Up In Beijing

Globalization: PPD buys Bioduro, Merck Serono builds new lab in Chinese capital
(p.10)

Reliance Bids For LyondellBasell

Megamerger: Sale would make Indian conglomerate one of top five chemical companies worldwide
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

EPA addresses data gaps, prepares to register more products
(pp. 25-26)
Clean energy manufacturers see lost opportunity in failure to pass legislation that puts price on carbon
(pp. 27-28)

Science & Technology

Time, sensitivity, and broad screening for contaminants in a multitude of matrices are critical for food analysis
(pp. 12-14)
Recalls and public concern drive the push for greater vigilance
(p.11)
Flexible, high-aspect-ratio nanowires turn researcher into entrepreneur
(pp. 30-31)
Nanoscale aluminum and ice blend sends rocket aloft
(p.32)
Nonenzymatic technique for enantioselective amine acylation dispenses with a complex catalyst
(p.33)