November 15, 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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November 15, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 46
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November 15, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 46
Dye and pigment producers accelerate departure from the West for the rapidly industrializing Asia-Pacific region
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Advisers say EPA needs to do more work on its draft report assessing the risks of the toxic compounds (pp. 30-32)
Science & Technology
Scientists search for answers to an epidemic that is wiping out bats (pp. 39-41)
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Elusive Enzyme Species Trapped

Enzymology: Independent teams characterize key intermediates in cellular oxidations
(p.7)

Ashland To Divest Distribution Unit

Restructuring: Company will focus on specialty chemicals
(p.8)

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Toxic Substances: Evidence arises that Dechlorane Plus can be transported to the poles
(p.8)

Safety Board May Halt Oil Rig Probe

BP Accident: The independent panel objects to limits on its role in the investigation
(p.9)

Exploiting China's Coal

Petrochemicals: Western firms move to produce chemicals from the Chinese resource
(p.10)

South Korean Firms Invest In U.S.

Cleantech: LG Chem and SKC expand high-tech manufacturing facilities
(p.10)

Lilly Adds Imaging Agents

Radiochemistry: Purchase of Avid will bring new Alzheimer’s detection tool
(p.11)

Reactome Retraction

Interdisciplinary Research: Authors of controversial array work withdraw paper from Science
(p.11)
 

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Government & Policy

Advisers say EPA needs to do more work on its draft report assessing the risks of the toxic compounds
(pp. 30-32)
Business groups fear Tariff Bill would invite retaliation and further damage the weak U.S. economy
(pp. 34-35)

Books

An exploration of the long history and varying public perceptions of artificial sweeteners
(pp. 46-47)
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Science & Technology

Scientists search for answers to an epidemic that is wiping out bats
(pp. 39-41)
Young technology is the next big thing in molecular spectroscopy
(pp. 42-43)
Behind the scenes with Amal Al-Aboudi
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Engaging with chemists of the developing world is a responsibility that brings deep satisfaction
(pp. 44-45)