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Major advances in dye sensitized solar cells

Two groups of researchers have recently advanced the field of solar cells with a cheaper and efficient replacement for platinum and better synthesis of zinc oxide.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Science Daily

How cells take out the trash

As people around the world mark Earth Day with activities that protect the planet, our cells are busy safeguarding their own environment.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, CPU, Science / Technology, Science

Press-Telegram

Indie film noir sees revival with new crop of low budget releases

Film noir, the shadowy, psychologically loaded cycle of crime movies that flourished in Hollywood from World War II through the 1950s, holds a special place in the twisted hearts of filmmakers.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Science

Waterloo Chronicle

Blondes do have more fun

Jayme Armstrong didn't mind taking her work home with her while preparing for her role as Elle Woods in the Drayton Entertainment production of Legally Blonde, opening this week at the St. Jacobs County Playhouse.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Legally Blonde, Science, Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Twilight

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Trends in Surface Water Chemistry in Acidified Areas in Europe and North America from 1990 to 2008

Garmo, &., B. Skjelkvle, H. de Wit, L. Colombo, C. Curtis, J. Flster, A. Hoffmann, J. Hruka, T. Hgsen, D. Jeffries, W. Keller, P. Kram, V. Majer, D. Monteith, A. Paterson, M. Rogora, D. Rzychon, S. Steingruber, J. Stoddard, J. Vuorenmaa, AND A. Worsztynowicz.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: SCIENCE: Cadoxton pupils making bath bombs

GETTING hands on with science, pupils from Barry schools used chemistry to create bath bombs and bubbles during a visit to Dow Corning.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dow Corning, Chemicals, Science

ScienceBlogs

How kinesin actually moves [Pharyngula]

Recently, Carl Zimmer made a criticism of the computer animations of molecular events : they're beautiful and they're informative, but they leave out the critical aspect of stochastic behavior that is important in understanding the biochemistry.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

R & D

Cloaked DNA nanodevices survive pilot mission

It's a familiar trope in science fiction: In enemy territory, activate your cloaking device.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Science / Technology, Robots

EurekAlert!

Cannabis chemistry: How scientists test pot for potency and safety

Marijuana is in the headlines as more and more states legalize it for medicinal use or decriminalize it entirely.

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R & D

Researchers demonstrate first size-based chromatography technique for the study of living cells

Using nanodot technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers have demonstrated the first size-based form of chromatography that can be used to study the membranes of living cells.

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SILive.com

Too much Easter candy? 7 fun kids' experiments with leftover treats

Easter may come once a year, but treats sure don't . Add up the holidays and family celebrations, school and sports events, birthday parties and even mundane outings like trips to the bank, and that whole " it's just one day " thing starts to sound a little silly.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Chocolate, Science, Candy

Fox News

Marines issue casting call for 'terrorist' training- Young officers...

The United States Marine Corps is looking for a few good actors to play terrorists in upcoming training exercises, putting out a casting call that could give clues about what the Pentagon is prepping for.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Zap2it.com

'Star-Crossed' episode 10, 'What Storm Is This That Blows So Contrary' recap

A storm was a-brewin' on episode 10 of "Star-Crossed," "What Storm Is This That Blows So Contrary," when a hurricane headed straight toward Edendale with no warning.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Science

Science Blog

Physicists push new Parkinson's treatment toward clinical trials

The most effective way to tackle debilitating diseases is to punch them at the start and keep them from growing.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Michigan State University, Science, Physics

Business Journal

Segetis plans $105M 'green' chemistry plant in Minnesota

Segetis Inc. wants to build a $105 million facility in Hoyt Lakes where it will make chemicals out of corn sugar.

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Related Topix: Segetis, Science, Hoyt Lakes, MN, Golden Valley, MN

State of Michigan

2014 Michigan Green Chemistry Governor's Awards nominations open for innovative projects

The Governor's Awards recognize advances that incorporate the principles of green chemistry into design, manufacturing, or use of chemicals and materials.

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Related Topix: Science, Michigan State University

ECNmag

'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin

Researchers from Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory have shown how to switch a particular transition metal oxide, a lanthanum nickelate , from a metal to an insulator by making the material less than a nanometer thick.

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The Sietch Blog

Solar Fuels: A grand challenge of 21st century chemistry

Solar panels are becoming a familiar site in communities across the United States, but what about solar fuels ? A solar fuel is produced from sunlight through artificial photosynthesis, mimicking what Mother Nature has been doing for billions of years.

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Related Topix: Science, California Institute of Technology, The National, Entertainment, Television

BioResearch Online

TB Drug May Fight Other Diseases Yet Avoid Resistance

Chemists from the University of Illinois are studying a new multi-targeted tuberculosis drug that could treat other diseases and yet avoid resistance.

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The L Magazine

Love, Sex and Business in Brooklyn: Talking With John Turturro

There aren't many actors who can segue from the Coen Brothers to Adam Sandler comedies, but John Turturro's one of them.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, John Turturro, Liev Schreiber, Science

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