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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 11, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 10
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March 11, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 10
The U.S. oil and gas industry sees big dollars in liquefied natural gas exports; chemical companies see trouble
By Jeff Johnson
(pp. 9-13)
Features
Business
Spending plans vary widely among companies, representing diverse views on business opportunities (pp. 16-19)
Science & Technology
Unmanned aircraft measures water vapor high in the atmosphere to help predict climate change from global warming (pp. 30-31)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Red Wine Chemical Redeemed?

Biochemistry: Resveratrol’s disputed link to antiaging pathway supported by new study
(p.4)

Bad Deal Between Chemical Firms

Klesch seeks $400 million from Arkema because of financial record gaps from before the PVC takeover
(p.5)

Effects Of Sequestration Still Unclear

Deficit Reduction: Federal agencies, researchers grapple with ill-defined cuts
(p.5)

Fighting Flu With Fish Oil

Drug Discovery: Polyunsaturated fatty-acid derivative helps zap killer flu in mice
(p.6)

Polymer Maker A. Schulman Makes Hostile Bid For Faltering Ferro

Acquisition: Offer on the table is $855 million including debt; Ferro shows more interest in implementing its turnaround strategy
(p.6)

Obama Nominates Key Officials

Administration: Experienced public servants named for environment and energy positions
(p.7)

The President’s Trade Authority

Pending deals with Asia, Europe spur action on restoring President Obama’s ability to act on free-trade agreements
(p.7)

Antibiotics Don’t Kill With Reactive Oxygen Species

Microbiology: Reactive molecules aren’t weapons; finding casts doubt on drug development approach
(p.8)

Minnesota Says No To Triclosan

Environment concerns prompt state to avoid purchasing soaps, cleansers with the ingredient
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Drug developers should look to ancient texts for new leads, says a historian of medical manuscripts
(p.32)
Unmanned aircraft measures water vapor high in the atmosphere to help predict climate change from global warming
(pp. 30-31)

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