January 10, 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 10, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 2
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January 10, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 2
By Business Department
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Features
Business
More than a decade after coming to market, printed electronics have yet to make a big impact (pp. 20-21)
Science & Technology
Pacifichem News: Scientists aim to control pests while minimizing harm to other species (pp. 33-34)
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News of the Week

Nanorings Synthesized Simply

Templating: Small templates and building blocks combine to make extra-large structures
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Oversight Galore In New Congress

Politics: Republicans taking control of House vow close scrutiny of federal actions
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Two’s A Charm For Nickel Complex

Organometallics: Low-coordinate nickel species presents intriguing electronic structure and reactivity
(p.4)

Drug Approvals Declined In 2010

Regulation: Industry faced tough FDA scrutiny of new products
(p.5)

Probing The Anomeric Effect

Carbohydrate Chemistry: Peptide sensor provides clues to phenomenon that stabilizes sugars
(p.5)

EPA Tasks States To Cut Emissions

Climate Change: Agency empowers local authorities to regulate CO2 and other greenhouse gases
(p.7)

Extending Alkyne Versatility

Organic Intermediates: Selective cascade isomerization reaction converts alkynes into α,ω-diesters
(p.8)

Multimetal Organic Complexes

Synthesis: Method couples various metals in predetermined sequences
(p.8)
 

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Business

More than a decade after coming to market, printed electronics have yet to make a big impact
(pp. 20-21)
Trevena uses ‘biased ligands’ to fine-tune the effect of drugs on g-protein-coupled receptors
(pp. 22-23)
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Government & Policy

Federal agencies ready themselves to tackle ocean acidification
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Agencies will have to develop procedures to implement administration’s new policy
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Science & Technology

Pacifichem News: New probes unravel more of the reactive molecule’s biological roles
(pp. 32-33)
Pacifichem News: Scientists aim to control pests while minimizing harm to other species
(pp. 33-34)
Pacifichem's student poster competition attracted 2,000 hopeful chemistry students to Hawaii
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