January 17, 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 17, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 3
January 17, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 3
Dried blood spots offer advantages, but also challenges, for pharmaceutical analysis
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 13-17)
Researchers take a new look at an old problem (pp. 20-21)
Government & Policy
Energy, Environment, and Drug Safety oversight hearings are likely to dominate first session (pp. 26-31)
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Regulations: Agency moves to reduce children’s exposure to fluoride

Firms, Feds Blamed For Gulf Oil Spill

Investigation: Government panel faults lax oversight, poor industry practices for disaster

Merck Will Revamp Former Schering-Plough Headquarters

Pharmaceuticals: Shift of biotech research to Kenilworth will result in 580 manufacturing job cuts

Panel Raps Feds, Industry For Spill

Regulation: Investigation blames lax oversight, poor industry practices for disaster

A New Feat For Gold Catalysts

Catalysis: Gold-palladium nanoparticles exclusively transform primary C–H bonds

Europe's Dioxin Scare Widens

Food Safety: German eggs, poultry, pork are under scrutiny for contamination

Drug Companies Poised For Growth

Outlook: Firms at J. P. Morgan conference shift conversation from restructuring to results

Hungary's Red Mud Catastrophe Packs A Punch On Plants

Industrial Accident: Sodium salt, more than heavy metals, from the bauxite reservoir spill may hurt crops



Science & Technology

Dried blood spots offer advantages, but also challenges, for pharmaceutical analysis
(pp. 13-17)
Pacifichem News: Synchrotron beams enable spectroscopists to observe the biochemistry of cells
(pp. 34-35)
Experimental, theoretical tools reveal 
a new route to the eye disease
Water Treatment: Free-living amoebas that evade common disinfection treatments can host Legionella and other hazardous microorganisms

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