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1 hr ago | Science Daily

Spinach extract decreases cravings, aids weight loss

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95 percent -- and increases weight loss with 43 percent, research concludes.

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5 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

David Suzuki: Of passenger pigeons and coal-mine canaries

Despite producing only one chick a year, they were the most numerous bird on Earth, sometimes darkening the sky for hours or even days when they flew overhead.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Agriculture, Entomology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Nano-forests to reveal secrets of cells

Vertical nanowires could be used for detailed studies of what happens on the surface of cells.

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12 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

Chemical test device diagnoses without internet

A handheld device that performs a range of chemical tests and transmits the results for remote analysis through a standard mobile phone call could be commercially available within 12 months.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Harvard University, Science

16 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Preventing Organic Food Fraud

Now scientists studying conventional and organic tomatoes are devising a new way to make sure farms are labeling their produce appropriately.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New antibiotic synthesized

The laboratory recreation of a fungus-derived antibiotic, viridicatumtoxin B, may someday help bolster the fight against bacteria that evolve resistance to treatments in hospitals and clinics around the world.

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Related Topix: Science, Biology, Tetracycline (generic), Sumycin, Medicine

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

better living through chemistry

Sodium Hexametaphosphate - aka Calgon. Water softener that binds magnesium and calcium.

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Medical News

Scientists develop synthetic amino acid that can impact 3D structure of bioactive peptides

One of the greatest challenges in modern medicine is developing drugs that are highly effective against a target, but with minimal toxicity and side-effects to the patient.

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Examiner.com

First known Neanderthal cave carving found in Gibraltar cave

A new study claims modern-day humans and neanderthals may have been living side by side for more than 5,000 years.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

The Japan Times

After STAP scandal, Riken plots its future

With recent revelations of misconduct involving its research on so-called STAP cells, stem cell researcher Haruko Obokata and her employer, Riken Institute, have come under intense scrutiny and criticism.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, World News, Japan, Asia, Physics, Science

Chemistry World

Wendy Brown: Space dust chemistry

Wendy Brown is professor of physical chemistry at the University of Sussex , UK.

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CSIRO Publishing

The Chemistry of Guanidine, Guanidinium, and Guanidinate Compounds

This Special Issue describes the chemistry of compounds containing the guanidine functionality - in its neutral , cationic , and anionic forms.

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Wireless Design & Development

Scientists Develop 'Electronic Nose' for Rapid Detection of C. Diff Infection

A fast-sensitive "electronic-nose" for sniffing the highly infectious bacteria C. diff, that causes diarrhoea, temperature and stomach cramps, has been developed by a team at the University of Leicester.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABS-CBN News

D&L Industries to buy entire Chemrez

D&L Industries Inc. said it will acquire all the outstanding shares of Chemrez Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of oleochemicals, resins and other specialty-chemical products, through a public tender offer.

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Psychology Today

Psychology and a Less Lethal Military Strategy

In the two World Wars of the 20th century raw kinetic military firepower was essential to victory.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Scientific American

Cheaper Solar Cells with a New Salt

Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical. If it gets on the skin, it releases cadmium, which has been linked to cancer, lung disease and cardiovascular disease.

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Related Topix: Chloride, Supplement, Science

The Columbus Dispatch

How bees make honey is complex process

In honor of bees, the sweet fruit of their labor and the upcoming Lithopolis Honeyfest in Fairfield County, we are going to explore the chemistry of honey.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Lithopolis, OH, Fairfield County, OH, Ohio State University, Agriculture

The Independent

Seized Isis laptop reveals WMD plans

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NBC Los Angeles

UCSD Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

A hazardous materials incident has prompted fire crews to evacuate the social sciences building at UC San Diego on Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Ogeechee research aims at warning matrix

Backed by a graphic charting the Ogeechee River research, Dr. Jeffrey Underwood, chairman of the Geology and Geography Department at Georgia Southern University, talks about studies faculty and students will be doing on forested floodplain.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA

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