May 14, 2007 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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May 14, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 20
May 14, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 20
Ingredient makers are developing sophisticated encapsulation systems to deliver their actives to skin and hair
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 15-21)
U.S. chemical results are still strong, but growth in 2006 was slow compared with previous years (pp. 25-29)
Science & Technology
A variety of small RNAs turn down the volume on gene expression (pp. 42-43)
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