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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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June 28, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 26
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June 28, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 26
Schools are exploring a variety of ways to augment laboratory safety instruction for undergraduate students
By Jyllian N. Kemsley
(pp. 14-20)
Features
Business
Small firms struggle to make their compounds the new standard in cancer therapy (pp. 24-28)
ACS News
Boston, Aug. 22–26 (p.51)
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News of the Week

2010 Green Chemistry Awards

Honors: Presidential challenge awards recognize innovations that promote sustainability
(p.9)

BASF Inks Bid For Cognis

Specialties: Latest acquisition will strengthen BASF’s position in home and personal care
(p.10)

EPA Supports Renewal Of Superfund Tax

Industry Cleanup: Agency urges Congress to pass legislation reinstating tax on chemicals and oil
(p.10)

Nanostructure Dynamics

Imaging: Time-resolved electron tomography provides 3-D views on ultrafast timescale
(p.11)

Battery Beginnings

Breaking Ground: Dow venture starts work on lithium-ion battery plant
(p.12)

Mylotarg Must Go

Regulatory Action: The only antibody-drug conjugate on the market has efficacy and safety issues
(p.12)

New Route To Amide Formation

Organic Synthesis: Unusual reaction has reactive species with reversed polarities
(p.13)
 

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Business

Platinum Compounds Are Precious Business
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Drug Discovery: Academic research institute, metals producer, and a pharmaceutical firm built new platinum compounds on the basis of a serendipitous discovery
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Small firms struggle to make their compounds the new standard in cancer therapy
(pp. 24-28)
Attendees at Chemspec Europe in Berlin see opportunities in process development and supply-chain management
(pp. 30-32)
Bankruptcy Exit: Shareholders object and say they want a larger stake
(p.22)
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Government & Policy

Lobbyists dispute costs, benefits of technology to prevent crashes
(pp. 36-37)
FDA takes first steps to identify hazards in tobacco products and smoke
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Schools are exploring a variety of ways to augment laboratory safety instruction for undergraduate students
(pp. 14-20)
Where some see pollution, Andrew Bocarsly sees products
(pp. 40-41)
Start-up companies introduce two routes to stay environmentally friendly after you’re dead and gone
(pp. 41-42)
Organic chemist invented a compound in 1995 that is now at the center of a controversy brewing over synthetic marijuana
(p.43)
Toxic Substances: Children's levels are higher than their mothers'
(p.38)

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