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1 hr ago | R & D

Understanding the source of extra-large capacities in promising Li-ion battery electrodes

Researchers across the globe are working to find materials that will lead to safe, cheap, long-lasting and powerful Li-ion batteries.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science

4 hrs ago | Switched

'Family Guy'/'Simpsons' Crossover Episode Sneak Peek Is Pure Bliss

The surely-incredible "Family Guy"/"The Simpsons" crossover episode won't air until September 28 , but thanks to Comic Con, we can now get a hilarious sneak peek at it.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Science, Emmy Awards

6 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Former Robinson College head Lord Jack Lewis dies, aged 86

Lord Lewis, 86, was the first warden of Robinson College, which was founded in 1977 and attained full college status in 1984.


Related Topix: Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chemical Processing

Book Examines The Science of Spirits

Most people bellying up to the bar aren't aware of the complex, chemical backstory behind their happy hour cocktails.


Related Topix: Science, Biology

Chemistry World

Propeller-shaped molecules give 2D polymers lift-off

Two teams, from Switzerland and the US, have independently shown that anthracene-based monomers can be slotted together into monolayers that can then be fused into polymeric sheets, a single molecule thick, by the action of UV light.


Related Topix: Science

Unarmed Aussie cops head to MH17

A WEEKEND away can fly by in a pleasurable flash if you pick the right travel buddy.


Related Topix: Science, Travel

Universe Today

Cool Infographic Compares the Chemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Here on Earth we enjoy the nitrogen-oxygen atmosphere we've all come to know and love with each of the approximately 24,000 breaths we take each day But every breath we take would be impossible on any of the other planets in our Solar System due to their specific compositions.


Related Topix: Science

Hometown Life

Salem visionary fights cancer with computer

Jim Kress, founder of KressWorks Foundation, has detailed graphs illustrating how he plans to fight the cancer that killed his sister.


Related Topix: Science, Inventions, Science / Technology, Wayne State University

Hispanic Business

Kids, experiments make great chemistry

"We received a grant from the city of to do some science education stuff. This was our first session and we'll have three more throughout the summer."


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Science

The Daily Beast

via YoutubeAnti-Fluoriders Are O.G. Anti-VaxxersBefore anti-vaxxers,...

Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.


Related Topix: Science, Dentistry, UC San Francisco

The Daily Beast

Like Google Earth for the UniverseBy Matthew R. Francis

In just 64 nights, SAMI, an instrument attached to the Anglo-Australian telescope in Sydney, Australia, has recorded demographic information for 1,000 galaxies.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Astronomy, Science


Apples and pesticides

An Apple a Day May Kill You? You can imagine that is the sort of headline that grabs my attention.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits

Medical News Today

Groundbreaking sensor detects miniscule concentrations of hazardous materials in the air

Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Nanotechnology, Science / Technology, Science, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideRIVERSIDE: Entomologist receives international honor for career achievement

Jocelyn Millar, left, a professor of entomology at UC Riverside, with Stefan Schulz, past-president of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, after receiving the ISCE Silver Medal at the society's annual meeting in Urbana-Champaign, Ill., in July 2014.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, UC Riverside, Champaign, IL

Daily Kos

Climate Change and Geotherapy: Two Conferences, Two Workshops, and Another Chance

I've been going to public lectures on climate change at Harvard, MIT, and other places since at least 1980.


Related Topix: Science, Oceanography, Agriculture, Tufts University, Global Warming, Amherst, MA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Frances Holt retires this month after 50 years at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown | With Video

Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.


Related Topix: Science, US Military, US Navy, North Carolina State University

Medical News

Multisorb to exhibit sorbent solutions at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

Multisorb Technologies is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, July 29-31, in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: Science, Health

Silicon Alley Insider

China Is Becoming A Hub For Exporting Synthetic Drugs

It takes one hour and 500 yuan , says Nine Ice Dragon Room, a dealer on QQ, an online-messaging service, for five grams of Guangdong's purest "K" to reach an address in central Shanghai.


Related Topix: Drugs, Science

Christian Science Monitor

Will paper-thin batteries power tomorrow's smart phones?

An A123 Systems Inc. high power Nanophospate Lithium Ion Cell for Hybrid Electric Vehicles battery is displayed in Livonia, Mich.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Livonia, MI, Science, UC Berkeley

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Q&A: When you think your life is a reality show

Not long after Dr. Joel Gold started work in the psychiatric emergency room at Bellevue Hospital, he noticed a surprising pattern of patients who believed their lives were being secretly videotaped for a broadcast audience - as in the 1998 Jim Carrey movie "The Truman Show."


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Truman Show, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Science, Opinion