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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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October 17, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 42
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October 17, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 42
Faced with change, pharmaceutical firms shift business mix to generics and emerging markets
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 15-20)
Features
Business
Call for drug safety pushes the mundane art of supply chain management to the front burner (pp. 30-32)
Education
New program offers advanced training and first four-year degree in chemical microscopy (pp. 62-63)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Emerging Strategies

Shifting Generics To The Super Side
Some generic drug makers aim to innovate and create differentiated products in a competitive market
(pp. 22-26)
 

News of the Week

Rules For Design

Materials Science: Guidelines predict structures formed by nanoparticles and DNA linkers
(p.9)

Congress Passes Trade Agreements

Exports: Pacts will help open markets and create manufacturing jobs, advocates say
(p.10)

Identifying Modified Cells

Molecular Biology: Technique tags and enriches cells genetically altered by nucleases
(p.11)

Investment Deterrent

Biopharma: Venture capital firms say FDA regulations hamper their support of biopharma companies
(p.11)

DOE Demands Solar Patents

Intellectual Property: Bankrupt solar firm developed its manufacturing technology with government grant
(p.12)

Linker-Free Molecular Wires

Electronics: Metal-carbon bonds increase electrical conductance
(p.12)

Asymmetry From A Guest

Stereochemistry: Enzymelike pocket that hosts chiral species controls catalyst’s enantioselectivity
(p.13)

Industry About-Faces On BPA Regulations

Regulation: ACC asks FDA to ban bisphenol A in baby bottles and sippy cups
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Call for drug safety pushes the mundane art of supply chain management to the front burner
(pp. 30-32)
Development authorities seek to harness industry‑academia cooperation in the life sciences
(pp. 33-35)
CEO Andrew N. Liveris believes the major pieces are in place to continue the company’s transformation
(pp. 36-38)
Some generic drug makers aim to innovate and create differentiated products in a competitive market
(pp. 22-26)
Faced with change, pharmaceutical firms shift business mix to generics and emerging markets
(pp. 15-20)
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Government & Policy

Import concerns, drug shortages enter into debate on reauthorization of user fees
(pp. 44-46)
U.S. carriers challenge EU law controlling airlines’ greenhouse gas emissions
(pp. 48-50)
Energy Department marks end of fiscal 2011 with key clean energy loan guarantees, grants
(pp. 51-52)

Education

New program offers advanced training and first four-year degree in chemical microscopy
(pp. 62-63)
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Science & Technology

Yale updates policies on machine shop use after student death
(pp. 56-57)
Conservation scientists seek new ways to keep modern paintings looking their best
(pp. 58-59)
Studies could lead to sensitive and selective analyses for tiny signaling agent
(p.60)

Career & Employment

High unemployment forces young European chemists to seek positions in foreign countries
(pp. 71-73)

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