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Sunscreen SPF Explained - Speaking of Chemistry

Chemical & Engineering News Senior Editor Carmen Drahl and Associate Editor Sophia Cai explain the chemistry behind SPF, so you don't get burned, in the latest video of “Speaking of Chemistry”.

 
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December 13, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 50
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December 13, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 50
National Chemistry Week demystifies the role of chemistry in movies and on television
By Linda Wang
(pp. 12-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Projects to tabulate communities of bacteria that cohabit our bodies reveal unexpected roles in health and disease (pp. 32-35)
Science & Technology
China must overcome significant challenges to become the innovative scientific powerhouse it wants to be (pp. 36-37)
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News of the Week

Arsenic Bacteria Breed Backlash

Controversy: Claim that microbe weaves arsenic into its DNA comes under fire
(p.7)

Berg To Leave NIH

Head of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences will take a new job in academe
(p.8)

Chemical Sector Recovers Slowly

Outlook: A sluggish U.S. economy outweighs the bright spots
(p.8)

Peering Into A Battery

Materials Science: Technique enables direct look at electrode transformations during charging
(p.9)

Cell-Mediated Computation

Synthetic Biology: Engineered cells can be combined into complex circuits, researchers show
(p.10)

Ian Read Is Pfizer's New CEO

Pharmaceuticals: Thirty-year company veteran takes over from Jeffrey Kindler
(p.10)

Industry Hails U.S.-Korea Deal

International Trade: Chemical makers say agreement will boost exports to growing Asian market
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Chemical industry, lawmakers fear job losses from costly air toxics rule
(pp. 24-25)
Divergent opinions on what should motivate chemists in today’s research universities
(pp. 26-29)

Books

Exploration of the evolving politics of dealing with the hazardous by-products of industrial development
(pp. 38-39)
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Science & Technology

Projects to tabulate communities of bacteria that cohabit our bodies reveal unexpected roles in health and disease
(pp. 32-35)
China must overcome significant challenges to become the innovative scientific powerhouse it wants to be
(pp. 36-37)
National Chemistry Week demystifies the role of chemistry in movies and on television
(pp. 12-15)

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