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1 hr ago | Daily Reporter

Purdue to dedicate bust of 2010 Nobel laureate

A bronze sculpture of Purdue University's most recent Nobel laureate will be unveiled later this week alongside a sculpture of the school's first Nobel Prize winner.

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1 hr ago | Science, Industry and Business

Chemists celebrate Earth Day: Showcasing the scientists who keep our water safe

Water is arguably the most important resource on the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, the American Chemical Society is showcasing three scientists whose research keeps water safe, clean and available for future generations.

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1 hr ago | CiteULike

Zinc oxide: A case study in contemporary computational solid state chemistry

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5 hrs ago | Evening Times

'You never know what you are taking. Dealers are ruthless'

THE criminal under-world of "trendy" new drugs has been laid bare to discourage teenagers from playing Russian Roulette with their lives.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Science

6 hrs ago | Science Daily

New sensor improves the level of efficiency in detecting ozone

Researchers have developed a more effective ozone sensor than the ones used so far.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jalopnik

The Navy's Seawater-To-Fuel System: Can I Use It In My Car?

Last week, the US Navy flew a model airplane with a small 2-stroke engine. That's not normally news, except for one big detail: the fuel the plane burned was made from seawater via a process the Navy has been working on for years .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Nuclear Energy, Science, Autos

Government Executive

How to Generate Solar Power in the Dark

Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or used for cooking.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Harvard University, Science

R & D

Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries

Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

R & D

Potent, puzzling and (now less) toxic: Team discovers how antifungal drug works

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery-and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year.

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CiteULike

Chemistry on the Edge:a

The intercalation and exfoliation reactions of I -zirconium phosphate, Zr 2A H2O , were studied microscopically by atomic force microscopy and transmission electron microscopy .

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New Haven Independent

Schools Open For Safe Spring Break

Learning how baking soda and vinegar combine to make carbon dioxide gas to blow up a balloon was a hit with Sultanya Hamid.

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Athens Banner-Herald

UGA researchers develop new drug formulation for cancer treatment

Health forums were abuzz in 2007 with news that a simple, inexpensive chemical may serve as a viable treatment to many forms of cancer.

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Related Topix: Cancer, University of Georgia, Science, Franklin College

Lifehack.org

Everyday Science: Chemistry Lifehacks You Must Try

Unbelievable when you hear it at first but it's actually true . The coffee does taste less bitter with a pinch of salt in it.

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Today's Chemist At Work

Manganese Dioxide Nanoparticles Increase Tumor Vulnerability To Radiation Therapy

These cross sections of tumor tissue from mice show the effects of treatment with manganese dioxide nanoparticles alone or followed by radiation , compared with a control injection of saline alone or followed by radiation .

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Science, Health, Breast Cancer

KurzweilAI.net

A new self-healing chemistry for plastics

Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Evonik Industries have developed a self-healing chemistry that allows for rapid healing of a plastic material using mild heating, restoring its initial molecular structure.

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Related Topix: Science, National University

R & D

Targeting cancer with a triple threat

Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science

FarmingUK

Skimping on T2 spray is not worth the risk

Cutting corners to save a few pounds on the crucial flag leaf spray timing is an unnecessary risk that could jeopardise wheat yields more than ever this season, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Affinor Appoints A World Leader in Vertical Farming Technology to...

Affinor Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Brusatore to it's Advisory Board of Directors.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Tax move is prescribed for US pharmacy chain Walgreens

Shareholders in US pharmacy chain Walgreens, which is expected to merge with the owners of Boots the Chemist next year, have lobbied the company to move its tax domicile out of America.

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Live Science

What a Gas! Arctic's Ozone Hole Looking Good

With a boost from Mother Nature, the worldwide ban on ozone-depleting chemicals stopped Arctic ozone from disappearing and forming an "ozone hole" similar in size to Antarctica's, a new study finds.

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