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CarbonCure concrete blocks store CO2 for a lower carbon footprint

The production of cement is responsible for as much as 5% of the CO2 emitted each year.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Rule makes 2 synthetic drugs illegal

A hallucinating 18-year-old man screamed at Mount Vernon police and medics, telling them they had to shoot him to save his cousin after smoking a strawberry air freshener for most of the day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mount Vernon, OH, Drug Enforcement Administration, Science

State Press

ASU professor develops idea for bathtub chemistry toy

Science education professor Peter Rillero said interactions with reality seem to be lacking in an age increasingly dominated by virtual experiences.

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Related Topix: Science, Inventions, Science / Technology, Electronic, Spark

PhysOrg Weblog

Multitarget TB drug could treat other diseases, evade resistance

University of Illinois chemists developed analogs of a new tuberculosis drug that could treat many other diseases and defy resistance.

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Related Topix: Health, Tuberculosis, Science, Malaria

Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Material Offers Solar Energy - On Demand'

MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a switchable material that can absorb the sun's heat and store that energy in chemical form, ready to be released again "on demand."

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Information Technology

Neurovive Pharmaceutical: NeuroVive Presents Medical Breakthrough in Cellular Energy Regulation

NeuroVive , a leading mitochondrial medicine company, is presenting a breakthrough in the company's work on energy regulation at the cellular level.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Trend Hunter Magazine

Chemistry-Focused Jewelry - Fe Hardware Looks to the Periodic Table for Inspiration

Newly minted jewelry line Fe Hardware is anything but your typical accessories line.

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Courier News

Colgate-Palmolive's co-op program helps Rutgers chemistry undergraduates develop research interests

In the process, both students are partnering with chemists on discoveries that could significantly influence the future of consumer products.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Science, Piscataway, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology, Berklee College of Music, East Brunswick, NJ

PC World

A look at the world's most powerful X-ray laser

Just down the street from a cluster of venture capital firms on Silicon Valley's Sand Hill Road is the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a sprawling, 426-acre site where researchers are pushing the boundaries in physics, chemistry and materials science.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Science / Technology, CPU

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Science Daily

Breakthrough points to new drugs from nature

A new technique for discovering natural compounds has been discovered, and could form the basis of novel therapeutic drugs.

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Cult of Mac Blog

ChemCrafter Is Like Playing In Mr. White's Chemistry Lab On Your iPad

I didn't pay much attention in high school chemistry class, which probably put my grades even lower than Jesse Pinkman's, but if the study of matter and science gets your curiosity boiling, ChemLabs has a chemistry learning app that would please Mr. White himself.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Science, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Microwave-Assisted Chemistry: Synthetic Applications for Rapid Assembly of Nanomaterials and Organics

Gawande, M., S. Shelke, R. Zboril, AND R. Varma. Microwave-Assisted Chemistry: Synthetic Applications for Rapid Assembly of Nanomaterials and Organics.

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Hometown Life

Award-winning chemistry teacher has all the right formulas

Kathleen Kitzmann of Redford can relate to that and more. She was recently honored with the top national prize a high school chemistry teacher can receive, the James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching.

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Related Topix: Science, Taylor University, Indiana, Farmington, MI

Wireless Design & Development

Inspired by a Music Box, Stanford Bioengineer Creates $5 Chemistry Set

Manu Prakash won a contest to develop the 21st-century chemistry set. His version, based on a toy music box, is small, robust, and programmable, and costs $5.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Science

Daily Reporter

Purdue to dedicate bust of 2010 Nobel laureate

A bronze sculpture of Purdue University's most recent Nobel laureate will be unveiled later this week alongside a sculpture of the school's first Nobel Prize winner.

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Science, Industry and Business

Chemists celebrate Earth Day: Showcasing the scientists who keep our water safe

Water is arguably the most important resource on the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, the American Chemical Society is showcasing three scientists whose research keeps water safe, clean and available for future generations.

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CiteULike

Zinc oxide: A case study in contemporary computational solid state chemistry

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Evening Times

'You never know what you are taking. Dealers are ruthless'

THE criminal under-world of "trendy" new drugs has been laid bare to discourage teenagers from playing Russian Roulette with their lives.

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Science Daily

New sensor improves the level of efficiency in detecting ozone

Researchers have developed a more effective ozone sensor than the ones used so far.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jalopnik

The Navy's Seawater-To-Fuel System: Can I Use It In My Car?

Last week, the US Navy flew a model airplane with a small 2-stroke engine. That's not normally news, except for one big detail: the fuel the plane burned was made from seawater via a process the Navy has been working on for years .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Nuclear Energy, Science, Autos

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