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2 hrs ago | WaterWorld
Scientists at Rice University have produced a detailed analysis of water produced by hydraulic fracturing at three gas reservoirs in the states of Texas, Pennsylvania and New Mexico and have suggested that environmentally friendly remedies are needed to treat and reuse it.
6 hrs ago | NBC Washington
Not too long into "Guardians of the Galaxy," Chris Pratt's goofy planet-hopping mercenary character Peter Quill alludes to "The Maltese Falcon" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" a nod-and-a-wink homage to the borrowed plot device of chasing an elusive, prized item.
10 hrs ago | Laughing Squid
Featuring color-coded labels indicating their favored genres-with special indicators for originators of a style-each MC has been meticulously hand-illustrated and assigned an appropriate chemical symbol, along with notations for debut year and geographic area of origin.
10 hrs ago | Oxford Mail
He was the college's first chemistry fellow and on its governing board in the early period after it had just gained full recognition by Royal Charter.
11 hrs ago | TreeHugger
For the last few years, the US Green Building Council, which administers the LEED green building certification system, has been under attack by the chemical industry.
16 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog
Organic chemists are always looking for the next great catalyst - basically, ingredients that speed up the rate of chemical reactions.
16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Science and chemistry teacher Hamish Morrison ignites gas and soap bubbles to demonstrate methane combustion for his students during class at Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 25, 2014.
Only recently has it become possible to accurately "see" the structure of a liquid.
A number of leading international researchers recommend that fluorochemicals are only used where they are absolutely essential, until better methods exist to measure the chemicals and more is known about their potentially harmful effects.
Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead to reductions in other harmful types of air pollution.
Researchers at LMU University of Munich, in Germany, have discovered a way to identify plastic for recycling through the automated recognition of polymer constituents.
The explosion of microbreweries and increase in hops growers have stirred up a new business for a retired Evansville chemistry teacher.
The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing - something not possible using current point measurements like test strips.
Sony Studios took a big gamble in jumpstarting the "Spider-Man" franchise after Sam Raimi's first "Spider-Man" film, which was only 10 years ago, but it paid off in introducing Andrew Garfield as the new Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy.
People claim that it's a toxin that causes headaches and sweating, and that it leaves you feeling lethargic and flushed.
BASF opened its doors to five college students, offering firsthand job experience in the areas of chemical process technology and engineering.
This will include development of more definitive and comprehensive method for the identification of drug loading and position of conjugation on macromolecules.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:29 pm
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