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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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July 29, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 30
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July 29, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 30
C&EN’s 2013 survey shows leading chemical firms are pausing after a period of growth
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Technology from the Baltic country may hold the key to effectively turning shale rock into fuel (pp. 25-27)
ACS News
Indianapolis, Sept. 8–12 (p.45)
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News of the Week

End Of An Era At DuPont

Restructuring: CEO Kullman says older chemical businesses no longer fit with firm’s science strategy
(p.7)

B Family Album

Structural Biology: First structures of class B G protein-coupled receptors may aid drug hunts
(p.8)

Congress Revisits Biofuels Mandate

Energy Policy: Lawmakers could revise Renewable Fuel Standard
(p.8)

Branching Out In Different Ways

Carbohydrate Chemistry: New synthetic strategy leads to asymmetrically branched N-glycans
(p.9)

Neighbors Of Planned Chemical Complex Get Buyout Offer

Shale Gas: Sasol offers to help relocate homeowners near giant project
(p.9)

Chemistry Olympiad Results

Education: China, South Korea, and Taiwan dominate the international competition
(p.10)

Fracking Study Criticized

Environment: Republicans attack EPA study of gas-extraction technique and water safety
(p.10)

Volatile Time For Chemical Makers

Second-quarter earnings: Diverse conditions across sectors and regions led to ups and downs
(p.11)
 

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Government & Policy

Technology from the Baltic country may hold the key to effectively turning shale rock into fuel
(pp. 25-27)

Books

Author insists ‘atomically precise manufacturing’ will transform civilization, but he’s not dealing with reality
(pp. 36-37)