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Greater Toronto Area continues to violate Canada-wide standards for ozone air pollution

A new study shows that while the Greater Toronto Area has significantly reduced some of the toxins that contribute to smog, the city continues to violate the Canada-wide standards for ozone air pollution.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS Local

'Chemistry Cuisine' Tantalizes Taste Buds At Shikany

A once abandoned, 4-thousand square foot warehouse has been transformed into a fully renovated, almost hidden but ultra chic restaurant.

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Related Topix: Science, Molecular Gastronomy, Life

Chemistry World

Ice cold chemist

Towards the end of a natural sciences degree at the University of Cambridge, UK, Eric Wolff stood in front of a noticeboard reading and re-reading the notice that would define his career.

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NewsTarget.com

Tattoo ink poisoning Americans

If you're reading this, there's a good chance that you have a tattoo. After all, nearly half of the population has decided at some point in their life that it was a good idea to permanently ink an image, or special symbol, onto their skin.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Science

Science Daily

Physicists have chilled the world's coolest molecule

Physicists have chilled the world's coolest molecules. The tiny titans in question are bits of strontium monofluoride, dropped to 2.5 thousandths of a degree above absolute zero through a laser cooling and isolating process called magneto-optical trapping.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science

Pharmaceutical Processing

Insulin Offers New Hope In The Treatment Of Acute Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis involves the pancreas digesting itself resulting in severe abdominal pain, vomiting and systemic inflammation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Pancreatitis, Health, Science, Diabetes

Haringey Independent

Ambitious teens across the borough collect their GCSE results

The overall statistics are yet to come in but the borough is full of smiling teenagers with big plans for the future as they collect their GCSE results.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Science, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Science Daily

Ozone-depleting compound persists, NASA research shows

NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Greenbelt, MD, Science, University of Colorado Boulder

Science Daily

Water leads to chemical that gunks up biofuels production

Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps form an impurity which, in turn, slows down key chemical reactions.

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Related Topix: Science, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Department of Energy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Science Daily

Treating pain by blocking the 'chili-pepper receptor'

Biting into a chili pepper causes a burning spiciness that is irresistible to some, but intolerable to others.

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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Legends Recap 8/20/14: Season 1 Episode 2 "Chemistry"

LEGENDS premieres tonight on TNT with another episode at 9PM EST called "Chemistry" On tonight's episode, Martin, Crystal and Troy Buchannan go undercover when a chemistry teacher and his family are kidnapped.

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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Legends Recap 8/20/14: Season 1 Episode 2 "Chemistry"

LEGENDS premieres tonight on TNT with another episode at 9PM EST called "Chemistry" On tonight's episode, Martin, Crystal and Troy Buchannan go undercover when a chemistry teacher and his family are kidnapped.

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Related Topix: Science, Terrorism

The Motley Fool

Tesla Motors, Inc. Is Itching for More and Better Batteries

But the Gigafactory won't exactly build cars. The plan for the project is to remove the biggest bottleneck in Tesla's manufacturing process by pumping out enormous volumes of lithium-ion batteries.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Department of Energy, Science

Switched

Here's How To Steady A Wobbly Table Using Nothing But Math

Wedging a piece of folded paper under a leg is one way to steady a wobbly table.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Inventions, Science / Technology, Princeton, NJ, Biology

Triple Pundit

Connecting the Dots: Honey Export Loss Leads Mexico to Dump Monsanto's GM Soy

With another school year about to start, it's a good time to reflect on the basic sciences: physics, chemistry and biology, and how important our understanding of them can be in dealing with what have become substantial threats to our existence.

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Related Topix: Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Epidemic

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Science Daily

Solar energy that doesn't block the view

Researchers have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Michigan State University, Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Science, Environment

Universe Today

Curiosity Brushes 'Bonanza King' Target Anticipating Fourth Red Planet Rock Drilling

Curiosity brushes 'Bonanza King' drill target on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover looks back to ramp with 4th drill site target at 'Bonanza King' rock outcrop in 'Hidden Valley' in this photo mosaic view captured on Aug. 6, 2014, Sol 711.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Robots, Science

Wall Street Journal

The Real Reason We Yawn

Researchers are starting to unravel the mystery surrounding one of the most common behaviors: the yawn.

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Related Topix: Science, Texas

Fox News

Hired! College Majors Bringing Hefty Paychecks

With colleges across the country once again opening their doors, we decided to look at majors that could lead to higher paying jobs.

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Related Topix: Science, Dentistry, Mathematics, Business News

News Observer

Professors taking their research from the lab to the marketplace

After seeing an increase in arsenic contamination in developing countries, a researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington created a solution that he hopes will be used in the field someday soon.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Arlington, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

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