March 11, 2013 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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March 11, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 10
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)
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)
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(pp. 30-31)

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