January 3, 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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January 3, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 1
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January 3, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 1
By Nancy B. Jackson
(pp. 2-4)
Features
Business
The slow and steady professionalism of BASF makes it this year’s choice (p.15)
Government & Policy
Growing demand for renewable energy and electricity spurs push for smart electricity grid (pp. 17-19)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Oil Rig Probe Questioned

BP Accident: Chemical safety board says government is relying too much on industry
(p.7)

DSM Continues Portfolio Shift

Life Sciences: Dutch firm strikes deals in nutrition, antibiotics
(p.8)

Solar Fuel, With High Efficiency

Renewable Energy: Continuous cerium oxide-based syngas generator suggests possible industrial use
(p.8)

Elevating Oxygen

Spectroscopy: Technique yields unprecedented resolution in 17O NMR spectra of proteins in solution
(p.9)

EPA Sets Schedule For CO2 Regulation

Greenhouse Gases: Agency takes next step to cut industry emissions
(p.10)

Rare Sugar Linkage Revealed

Chemical Biology: Stable modified peptide leads team to a promising enzyme for synthesis
(p.10)
 

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Government & Policy

Growing demand for renewable energy and electricity spurs push for smart electricity grid
(pp. 17-19)
Several key science measures clear during lame-duck session
(p.20)
Knowledge that can help scientists go a long way
(pp. 21-22)