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2 min ago | Laughing Squid
The iPhone 6 is almost here and the preorders are piling up. But what do you really know about the insides of the iPhone 6, or any smartphone for that matter? We've found the chemical elements lurking inside a smartphone with help from our friends at the Compound Interest blog.
4 hrs ago | R & D
Silicon has few serious competitors as the material of choice in the electronics industry. Yet transistors, the switchable valves that control the flow of electrons in a circuit, can't simply keep shrinking to meet the needs of powerful, compact devices; physical limitations like energy consumption and heat dissipation are too significant.
8 hrs ago | Medical News
University of Massachusetts Amherst doctoral student in chemistry Khaja Muneeruddin is one of three promising young scientists to recently receive the 2014-15 Global Fellowship Award from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention , dual publishers of the official pharmacopeia and National Formulary , the book of directions for identifying compound medicines. The award aims to advance research in quality standards that manufacturers must follow in making prescription and over-the-counter medicines and other health care products.
Avoid these unhealthy foods - from artificial sweeteners and colors to spicy foods - to prevent premature aging of your skin and teeth. The occasional guilty late night trip to the cookie jar may not age you overnight, but a continuously poor diet can accelerate the aging process of your skin and teeth over a period of time.
Almac has teamed up with Welsh Academics and industrial chemistry firm Hockley International to develop enzymes capable of making drug intermediates more quickly. The project, which is backed by a A 1m Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council grant, will see the Almac work with scientists at Bangor University in Wales to develop novel speeding up drug production according to company enzymes chief, Tom Moody.
What's your iPhone made of? Just looking at it, you might dismiss it as just a slab of metal and glass, with a dose of magic inside. But our iPhones are actually portable chemistry labs, and there are an incredible number of complex chemical functions happening underneath the glass and metal shell that keep your iPhone ringing.
On September 12, 2014, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control issued a draft Priority Product Work Plan pursuant to the California Safer Consumer Product regulations. The Work Plan identifies product categories from which Priority Products will be selected for regulation over the next three years.
A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children,... Four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries after a fire erupted Monday in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory, officials said.
The very idea of fibers made of carbon nanotubes is neat, but scientists are making them neat -- literally. The single-walled carbon nanotubes in new fibers line up like a fistful of uncooked spaghetti through a new process.
Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City. Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.
A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, at a Reno museum earlier this month. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board's recommendation Monday cited the Sept.
Four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries after a fire erupted Monday in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory, officials said. The students were taken to Denver-area hospitals, some with burns on their faces and upper chests, Denver Fire Department spokesman Mark Watson said.
A chemistry teacher in Texas was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver or manufacture a controled substance after authorities discovered a bevy of drugs intended for use in "date rape recipes." Haivan Bui, 29, had her apartment searched by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office where deputies discovered a loaded shotgun, marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription drugs, and Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate, a chemical used in the production of date rape drugs.
Joe Schwarcz, director for McGill University's Office for Science and Society, speaks to John Jamieson, executive director of the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture after a public lecture hosted by the federation in Charlottetown Saturday. Schwarcz is well-known as an award-winning chemist, best selling author and television personality, having appeared hundreds of times on the Discovery Channel, CBC, CTV and hosted "Science To Go" a Discovery Channel series that focused on food.
A tutor has been arrested during a science lesson, after a raid on her home uncovered a stash of methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription drugs. And no, her name is not Walter White.
Febuxostat is a novel, non-purine, selective inhibitor of xanthine oxidase for hyperuricemia in patients with gout. It is the first promising substitute for allopurinol in 40 years.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:16 pm
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