June 16, 2014 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 16, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 24
June 16, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 24
The regulatory path to approving new antibiotics has been cleared, but work still remains to rebuild a healthy drug pipeline
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 9-14)
Science & Technology
Brother and sister entrepreneurs hope to improve the cosmetic procedure by melting fat with nanoparticles (pp. 32-33)
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