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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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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.
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.
Science education professor Peter Rillero said interactions with reality seem to be lacking in an age increasingly dominated by virtual experiences.
University of Illinois chemists developed analogs of a new tuberculosis drug that could treat many other diseases and defy resistance.
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."
NeuroVive , a leading mitochondrial medicine company, is presenting a breakthrough in the company's work on energy regulation at the cellular level.
Newly minted jewelry line Fe Hardware is anything but your typical accessories line.
In the process, both students are partnering with chemists on discoveries that could significantly influence the future of consumer products.
A new technique for discovering natural compounds has been discovered, and could form the basis of novel therapeutic drugs.
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.
Gawande, M., S. Shelke, R. Zboril, AND R. Varma. Microwave-Assisted Chemistry: Synthetic Applications for Rapid Assembly of Nanomaterials and Organics.
Kathleen Kitzmann of Redford can relate to that and more. She was recently honored with the top national prize a high school chemistry teacher can receive, the James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching.
Manu Prakash won a contest to develop the 21st-century chemistry set. His version, based on a toy music box, is small, robust, and programmable, and costs $5.
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.
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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