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Vietnam students win 4 golds, silvers at int'l chemistry contest

Photo credit: VnExpress All four Vietnamese students at the international chemistry contest held in Hanoi came home with gold and silver medals Monday, with one of them winning the event's highest score.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Science, Thailand, Nguyen Tan Dung

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Biology News Net

Forced mutations doom HIV

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, University of Chicago, Immunology

Newsday

Chemical in foam cups again seen as likely cancer cause

The National Research Council reaffirmed that styrene -- the key chemical component of foam cups and other food service items -- may cause cancer in people.

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Related Topix: Science, Pharmacology, Medicine

CIO

Google's Next Frontier: What it Means to be Healthy

That's a question researchers at Google X, along with scientists at Duke University and Stanford University, are looking to answer.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Duke University, Stanford University, Science

Laughing Squid

a Ted-Ed Animation on the Chemistry of Car Engines

In this TED-Ed video , educator Cynthia Chubbuck looks at the chemistry of car engines, from combustion reactions in the cylinders to the chemical properties of antifreeze.

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Related Topix: Science, Blog News

Pharmaceutical Online

Reveleris Technologies: A Full Spectrum Of Purification Solutions

The REVELERIS PREP purification system is a powerful, high-performance system that combines flash chromatography and preparative LC capabilities in a single intuitive instrument.

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Related Topix: Science

R & D

Cagey material acts as alcohol factory

Some chemical conversions are harder than others. Refining natural gas into an easy-to-transport, easy-to-store liquid alcohol has so far been a logistic and economic challenge.

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Related Topix: Science, UC Berkeley

The Times of Israel

New sensor aims to distance soldiers, Hamas bombs

An explosives sensor developed in Israel may one day take over many of the duties of detection dogs.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Terrorism, Science,

WKYT

Water main break floods building on UK campus

Crews are trying to clean up a building on the UK campus, after a broken water main flooded part of the building.

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Related Topix: Science

The Raw Story

These are the five worst poisons on Earth: From polonium to mercury

With the announcement of an inquiry into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, talk of poisons is back in the news.

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Related Topix: Science

Sys-Con Media

High School Students From Across the U.S. Explore Chemistry and Careers at the BASF Science Academy

"The Science Academy aspires to develop the technology based workforce of the future by exposing students to practical business applications and potential careers in chemistry," said Robin Rotenberg, Vice President of Corporate Communications for BASF in North America.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Chemicals, Science, Education Etc., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, Marketing

PhysOrg Weblog

Virus-killing molecules may need all their skills, including inflammation, to fight HIV infection

Using the body's natural virus killers to prevent and treat HIV infection has been problematic until now because of the strong inflammatory response these molecules can arouse as they get rid of the invaders.

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Related Topix: Science

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.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science

NEWS.com.au

Unarmed Aussie cops head to MH17

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

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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.

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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.

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

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