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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.

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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."

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

News Observer

Crafts: Here's a garden 'to dye for'

This photo provided by St. Lynn's Press shows plant materials gathered to dye a scarf: eucalyptus leaves, marigold petals, red and yellow onion skins, rose petals and avocado skins.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Government Executive

Did a Misplaced Glove Cause Nuke Waste Dump Fire?

A glove accidentally left in a drum of nuclear waste may have been responsible for rupturing the container leading to the spewing of radiation in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico, in February.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Times Herald

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Science, University of Mississippi

Science Daily

Breakthrough Laser Experiment Reveals Liquid-Like Motion of Atoms Within an Ultra-Cold Cluster

A new study has furthered our understanding of how tiny nanosystems function, unlocking the potential to create new materials using nanosized 'building blocks'.

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

The Boulder County Business Report

Can pot fight cancer? UNC seeks the answerRead more

Dr. Richard Hyslop, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Northern Colorado, left, is leading a project that seeks to identify methods of delivering inactive cannabis compounds thought to slow tumor growth into the body without causing the serious side effects associated with ingesting large quantities of active cannabis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Marijuana, University of Northern Colorado, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Colorado

Hispanic Business

Findings on Physical Chemistry Reported by Investigators at Roma Tor...

Editor at Physics Week -- Research findings on Physical Chemistry are discussed in a new report.

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Related Topix: Science, Journalism

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Medical News

New method allows chemist to use X-rays to look deep into biological samples

It is seldom sufficient to read the declaration of contents if you need to know precisely what substances a product contains.

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Science Daily

Chemist develops X-ray vision for quality assurance

A researcher has developed a method that uses X-rays for the rapid identification of substances present in an indeterminate powder.

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Hispanic Business

Researchers at CSIR Release New Data on Medicinal Chemistry...

In order to overcome the obstacle, a set of new side-chain modified 4-aminoquinolines were synthesized and screened against chloroquine-sensitive and chloroquine-resistant strains of P. falciparum."

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Science Daily

Dream come true for chemists? Creating organic zeolites

Traditionally, zeolites have been derived from inorganic material like silicon or aluminum.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Delaware

DFW Catholic

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Full-Time, Tenure -...

TIME, TENURE Education: University/College, FT Employee Saint Mary's College of California Closing Date/Time: Mon.

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Related Topix: Science, Moraga, CA, Saint Mary's College of California, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wall Street Journal

Anna Gunn Takes on 'Sex With Strangers'

Anna Gunn, just off her Emmy-winning role as Skyler White in "Breaking Bad," has taken to the New York stage to launder herself, so to speak, from the character she played for five seasons.

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Anna Gunn, Emmy Awards, Theater, Arts, Science

Science Daily

Four billion-year-old chemistry in cells today

Parts of the primordial soup in which life arose have been maintained in our cells today according to scientists at the University of East Anglia.

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Science Daily

Nano-sized chip picks up scent of explosives molecules better than dog's nose

A groundbreaking nanotechnology-inspired sensor picks up the scent of explosives molecules better than a detection dog's nose.

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

Hispanic Business

New Biomimetics Findings from Institute of Chemistry Described...

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the , "Herein, we have designed and prepared a aldehyde calix[4] arene , which was attached to the interior surface of a single nanochannel by using a click reaction, and that showed a high response for arginine .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Study Findings Recently Were ...

Editor at Biotech Week -- New research on Chemistry is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating from Yongin, , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "In this study, the fatty acid alkyl esters composing the basic molecular structures of biodiesels were used to predict the characteristics of biodiesel fuels.

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Hispanic Business

Research Conducted at School of of Chemistry and Biochemistry Has...

However, the formation of RNA by plausible prebiotic reactions remains problematic."

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Mirror.co.uk

Body clock myths: When is the best time to take pills?

The time of day we take our pills could have a dramatic impact on their effectiveness, according to new research by Surrey University and London's Institute of Cancer Research which found the body clock has a profound role in changing the chemistry of our bloodstream throughout the day Nitin Makadia, from Lloyds Pharmacy, explains: "Some drugs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Drugs, Vitamin C, Supplement, Medicine, Indigestion

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