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21 min ago | Newsday

Chlorine: From toxic chemical to household cleaner

Few chemicals are as familiar as table salt. The white crystals are the most common food seasoning in the world and an essential part of the human diet.

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Related Topix: Chloride, Supplement, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Science

4 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

Teflon-Patterned Paper

Most chemical reactions perform best when shaken or stirred. Active mixing maximizes the chances that reactant molecules will find one another.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Notre Dame

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Olive oils from everywhere, and a cheese club for you

Jupiter has become the specialty olive oil center of the county with the opening of the The Olive Oil Exchange.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Science, Wine, Drink

13 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: Thermal-Imaging Lens

A University of Arizona-led research team has discovered a simple process for making a new lightweight plastic from the inexpensive and abundant element sulfur.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

SFGate

Chef Kendra Baker's journey, from chemistry major to kitchen

Chef Kendra Baker in the dining room of her new full-service restaurant Assembly in Santa Cruz, where, she says, "the food scene has really blossomed."

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Related Topix: Science, Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz, Agriculture, Home Gardening, Home

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Purdue Nobel Prize-winning professor honored with bronze bust

A spitting image of Nobel Prize winner and Purdue professor Ei-ichi Negishi was unveiled on Purdue's campus Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Science, Otterbein, IN

Scientific Blogging

Better Thermal-imaging Lens From Waste Sulfur

Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for infrared devices, including night-vision goggles, a University of Arizona-led international team has found.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Cameras, Science, National University, University of Delaware

R & D

Electrically controlled polymer changes its optical properties

Electrically controlled glasses with continuously adjustable transparency, new polarization filters, and even chemosensors capable of detecting single molecules of specific chemicals could be fabricated thanks to a new polymer unprecedentedly combining optical and electrical properties.

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Related Topix: Science

TreeHugger

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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Related Topix: Science

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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Related Topix: Science

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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Related Topix: Biology, Science

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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