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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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March 28, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 13
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March 28, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 13
Straddling the U.S. and Middle East, Priestley Medalist Ahmed H. Zewail thrives at the interface of science, culture, and international affairs
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 12-16)
Features
Business
Colony collapse disorder and resistant pests create demand for new treatments (pp. 24-26)
Government & Policy
Congress raises a fuss about costs of environmental regulations on agriculture (pp. 32-34)
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Faster, Better Infrared Imaging

Analytical Chemistry: Multiple synchrotron beams improve speed and resolution of IR chemical imaging
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Earthquake Recovery: Nuclear crisis continues as shortages of electronic materials loom
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Single-Molecule Magnets Evolve

Organometallics: Erbium complex displays new magnetic features that could lead to practical uses
(p.8)

Porphysomes Do It All

Biophotonics: Lipid-porphyrin nanovesicles offer both cancer diagnosis and treatment
(p.10)
 

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Government & Policy

Straddling the U.S. and Middle East, Priestley Medalist Ahmed H. Zewail thrives at the interface of science, culture, and international affairs
(pp. 12-16)
Congress raises a fuss about costs of environmental regulations on agriculture
(pp. 32-34)