June 24, 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 24, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 25
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June 24, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 25
Efforts are under way to develop a vaccine and better diagnostics for outdoor threat
By Government & Policy Department
(p.10)
Features
Business
Drugmakers warily contemplate outside research partnerships that use collaborative software (pp. 23-25)
ACS News
Indianapolis, Sept. 8–12 (p.41)
Back Issues
 
A Shot Against Lyme Disease
As Lyme disease cases spread, a new vaccine is being developed amid worries about a hostile reception
(pp. 12-13)
Accelerating Lyme Disease Diagnostics
New measurement technologies bring hope for early-stage detection
(pp. 15-17)
 

News of the Week

Two Plant Blasts Kill Three People

Chemical Accidents: Back-to-back chemical facility accidents on the Gulf Coast raise safety concerns
(p.5)

‘Pay For Delay’ Pharma Deals Stand

Pharma: But agreements between brand-name owners and generic drug makers can be challenged
(p.6)

Cancer Fighters From The Sea

Natural Products: Sponge molecules isolated and synthesized for drug trials
(p.6)

Fired Researcher Denies Blame For Disputed Data

Research Integrity: Former GSK R&D leader in China claims mix-up in paper was inadvertent
(p.7)

Repurposing Drugs

NIH funds projects to find new uses for abandoned compounds
(p.7)

Ocean Acidification Threatens Economies And Marine Life

Environment: Corals weaken as pH drops, UN report detail further ocean harm
(p.8)

U.S. Team Picked For International Chemistry Olympiad

Competitions: Four high school students are selected to represent the U.S. in Moscow
(p.8)

Administration Claims Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Investigation: White House has yet to detail evidence
(p.9)

How Mole Rats Defeat Malignancy

Critter Chemistry: Long-lasting, extended hyaluronan polymers in their skin protect naked mole rats
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Experts applaud reduced climate impact of the fuel but warn it’s only buying limited time
(p.29)
As Lyme disease cases spread, a new vaccine is being developed amid worries about a hostile reception
(pp. 12-13)
New measurement technologies bring hope for early-stage detection
(pp. 15-17)
Efforts are under way to develop a vaccine and better diagnostics for outdoor threat
(p.10)

Books

Discovery of the final seven naturally occurring elements reveals the complex human interactions that drive science
(pp. 34-35)