February 22, 2010 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 22, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 8
February 22, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 8
Drug firms hope to accelerate their quest for evasive cures through partnerships
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 12-18)
Science & Technology
Subatomic particles provide new ways to study structure, dynamics of materials (pp. 36-39)
Questions about copyright infringement nag at academic social-networking site course hero (p.41)
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Activation Of Protein Tags

Enzymology: To prepare biological labels for attachment, E1 enzymes dramatically remodel themselves

Obama Sings A Nuclear Tune

Renaissance: Administration offers $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for nuclear power plants

Partnerships Debut At Informex

Fine Chemicals: Trade show finds suppliers vying for position on high-tech outsourcing

Expanding The Genetic Code

Molecular Biology: New ribosome can install multiple unnatural amino acids in a protein

National Academy Of Engineering

New members include 18 people with chemistry connections

A New Facet Of Drug Resistance

Antibiotics: Low doses of one medication can cause resistance to that one and others

Yara Buys Terra

Mergers: International consolidation in fertilizer business picks up

Cellular Joy Stick

Biochemistry: Acetylation controls much more biology than previously expected

China's Environment

Unsustainable agricultural practices attract attention



Government & Policy

White House vows action after panel says U.S. remains unprepared for biological attack
(pp. 29-31)
Scientists tell house subcommittee that the U.S.needs an additional federal climate research program
(pp. 32-33)


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