June 17, 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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June 17, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 24
June 17, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 24
After many disappointing studies, PARP inhibitors are finally showing promise as killers of cells already damaged by mutations
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 13-18)
Government & Policy
Radical restructuring proposed for federal science education funding has the community scrambling (pp. 25-28)
Science & Technology
Synthesis of lanthanide(II) compounds may lead to other chemical transformations (pp. 32-33)
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Government & Policy

Radical restructuring proposed for federal science education funding has the community scrambling
(pp. 25-28)
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(pp. 29-30)


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(pp. 38-39)


Committee on Professional Training proposes tweaks to criteria for undergraduate chemistry programs
(pp. 36-37)