July 22, 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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July 22, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 29
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July 22, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 29
Companies supplying water treatment chemicals struggle to find the right role in an increasingly water-stressed world
By Alex Scott
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Studies confirming animal-to-human transmission of drug-resistant bacteria boost concerns (pp. 23-24)
Science & Technology
Organic and physical chemist, who would have been 150 this year, is feted by his homeland (pp. 28-29)
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News of the Week

Structure Of Folic Acid Bound To Folate Receptor Is Solved

Anticancer Strategy: After a decades-long wait, work provides molecular detail that could lead to rationally designed cancer therapies and imaging agents
(p.5)

China Targets GlaxoSmithKline In Drug Sales Probe

Pharmaceuticals: Police detain company managers in investigation of drug sales practices
(p.6)

Senate Acts On EPA Chief Nomination

Government: Senate confirms McCarthy as next head of the Environmental Protection Agency
(p.6)

Automobiles Emit Pollutant Found In Tobacco Smoke

Air Pollution: Car exhaust contains toxic isocyanic acid
(p.7)

FDA Bans Bisphenol A in Infant Formula Cans

Manufacturers stopped using chemical for such applications years ago because of consumer pressure
(p.7)

Sigma-Aldrich, Scripps Speed Access To Reagents

Lab Chemicals: Sigma-Aldrich teams with institute to market discoveries
(p.8)

Touch Of Gold Electrifies Polymers

Gold nanoparticles in polymer organize into conducting pathways when stretched
(p.8)

Pfizer Adds To Drug Manufacturing In Ireland

U.S. drug company will increase pharmaceutical capacity, invest in flow processing
(p.9)

Toward Desktop Nanofabrication

Nanotechnology: Do-it-yourself lithography gets closer after two advances
(p.9)
 

Departments

Career & Employment

As the global water crisis looms, chemists and chemical engineers are finding jobs in firms that help industry treat and reuse water
(pp. 33-35)

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