November 14, 2011 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 14, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 46
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November 14, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 46
Researchers take a step toward bringing three-dimensional printers to the masses by developing new materials compatible with the object-building technology
By Lauren K. Wolf
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Business
On its return to Germany, the annual CPhI exhibition buzzed with concerns over yet another economic crisis (pp. 18-21)
Science & Technology
Chemistry research spending grew 6.6% in 2009, compared with 5.8% growth for science and engineering  (pp. 36-40)
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News of the Week

Iron Complex Turns Nitrogen And Hydrogen Into Ammonia

Reaction emulates industrially important Haber-Bosch process
(p.5)

Drug Approvals Are Up In 2011

Pharmaceuticals: FDA approved 35 new medicines, the second-highest total in a decade
(p.6)

Obama Rejects House Subpoena

Energy Loan: White House, Republicans continue to spar over Solyndra bankruptcy
(p.6)

A Nanocar With Four-Wheel Drive

Molecular Machines: Motor-driven molecule paddles its way across a copper surface
(p.7)

Lilly’s Latest Partner

Albany Molecular Research Inc. will hire 40 chemists to aid drugmaker's discovery efforts
(p.7)

Celanese’s Leader To Step Down

Executive Change: Albemarle Chairman Mark Rohr will take the reins at Celanese in 2012
(p.8)

How Sickle Cell Mutation Mutes Malaria

Imaging: Closeup of cellular machinery reveals that the genetic anomaly prevents parasite from building its transport network
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Nation is better prepared for bioattack, but budget cuts hamper readiness
(pp. 30-31)
Records requests raise questions about public university researchers’ right to private exchanges
(pp. 32-33)

Books

An attempt to pin down the many subtle concepts that have led to today’s understanding
(pp. 42-43)
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Science & Technology

Drug developers need to pay more attention to circadian rhythms, says GSK scientist
(p.41)
Researchers take a step toward bringing three-dimensional printers to the masses by developing new materials compatible with the object-building technology
(pp. 10-14)
Chemistry research spending grew 6.6% in 2009, compared with 5.8% growth for science and engineering
(pp. 36-40)

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