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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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August 26, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 34
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August 26, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 34
Instrument makers pack increased power into miniaturized analytical gear
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Government & Policy
System works to implement and improve upon legally mandated program to protect researchers (pp. 21-23)
Science & Technology
Study yields new comparative global warming data to assist scientists and business and regulatory decisionmakers (pp. 27-28)
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News of the Week

Moving Vans For Cellular Proteins

Chemical Biology: Hybrid small molecules tweak cell signals by repositioning proteins
(p.5)

DuPont Settles Titanium Dioxide Pricing Lawsuit

Price Fixing: $72 million payout resolves charge of conspiring to rig prices for pigment
(p.6)

Where The Researchers Are

Employment: Census data analysis shows U.S. states and metropolitan areas with highest concentrations of scientists and engineers
(p.6)

Building Better Hydrogenases

Biocatalysis: Synthetic building block provides a simple shortcut to hydrogen-producing enzymes
(p.7)

Jillian Buriak Named New Editor Of Chemistry Of Materials

University of Alberta chemistry professor will succeed Leonard Interrante in January 2014
(p.7)

Lyme Disease Skyrockets

Public Health: Some 300,000 cases of tick-borne illness occur each year in the U.S., 10 times previous estimates
(p.8)

Sasol Exits Iranian Venture

Sanctions: South African chemical giant ends a controversial business relationship
(p.8)

Life Sciences Deals Cool, Deal Values Heat Up

Acquisitions: First-half 2013 results may signal heightened competition
(p.9)

Pinpointing Intermediates

Catalysis: Study identifies key player in NOx cleanup, shows connection to enzyme catalysis
(p.9)
 

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Instrument builder retraces his path getting a spectrometer on the Mars rover Curiosity
(pp. 30-31)