November 26, 2012 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

Sunscreen SPF Explained - Speaking of Chemistry

Chemical & Engineering News Senior Editor Carmen Drahl and Associate Editor Sophia Cai explain the chemistry behind SPF, so you don't get burned, in the latest video of “Speaking of Chemistry”.

 
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November 26, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 48
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November 26, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 48
Microwave and flow chemistry tools boost chemists' efficiency
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Government & Policy
UN gathering seeks to extend Kyoto protocol and pave the way for negotiations on a new treaty (pp. 26-27)
Science & Technology
Under attack by toxic seaweeds, corals summon help from a friendly fish (pp. 32-34)
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News of the Week

Barton Wins ACS President-Elect

ACS News: Board directors are also selected in society’s annual elections
(p.7)

Ethanol Stays In The Mix

Biofuels: EPA denies request to suspend biofuels mandate despite rising corn prices
(p.8)

Water Shell Undergoes Structural Changes

Structure: Hydration shell around hydrophobic molecules changes with temperature and solute size
(p.8)

Strict Enforcement Of Open Access Policy

NIH to withhold funding from grantees who fail to deposit research papers in public archive
(p.9)

Sunlight Plus Nanoparticles Generates Steam

Energy: Solar-driven evaporation may enable off-grid applications
(p.9)

House Approves Russia Trade Bill

Commerce: U.S. chemical industry eyes greater access to a market closed since the Soviet era
(p.10)

Inspecting Influenza

Structural Biology: Researchers get a closer look at the genetic package of a deadly scourge
(p.10)

A New Terpene Synthase

Plant Biology: Researchers discover how plants make unusual cyclic iridoids
(p.11)

U.S. Alleges Insider Drug Company Trading

Government accuses traders of using nonpublic information to make huge profits from pharmaceutical company stocks
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Presidential push drives federal agencies to five-year goals for moving their science into commerce
(pp. 28-29)
UN gathering seeks to extend Kyoto protocol and pave the way for negotiations on a new treaty
(pp. 26-27)
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Science & Technology

Three months into the Curiosity mission on Mars, the rover is carefully collecting samples and testing, but real science is still ramping up
(p.35)
Under attack by toxic seaweeds, corals summon help from a friendly fish
(pp. 32-34)

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