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3 hrs ago | R & D

Experiments explain why some liquids are fragile and others are strong

Only recently has it become possible to accurately "see" the structure of a liquid.

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Related Topix: Science

7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Leading scientists call for a stop to non-essential use of fluorochemicals

A number of leading international researchers recommend that fluorochemicals are only used where they are absolutely essential, until better methods exist to measure the chemicals and more is known about their potentially harmful effects.

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Related Topix: Science, Denmark, World News,

11 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

Cutting Emissions Pays For Itself

Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead to reductions in other harmful types of air pollution.

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Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

16 hrs ago | Cosmetics Design

Breakthrough trial for recycling based on fluorescent light of technical polymers

Researchers at LMU University of Munich, in Germany, have discovered a way to identify plastic for recycling through the automated recognition of polymer constituents.

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Related Topix: Science

18 hrs ago | TwinCities

Retired Wisconsin chemistry teacher offering hops, beer analysis

The explosion of microbreweries and increase in hops growers have stirred up a new business for a retired Evansville chemistry teacher.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Wisconsin, Science, Explosion, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

22 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Photon Speedway Puts Big Data in the Fast Lane

Scientists from Berkeley Lab and SLAC are using NERSC and ESnet to achieve breakthroughs in photosynthesis research A series of experiments conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers is shedding new light on the photosynthetic process.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Department of Energy, Science, Computer Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

A Glucose Meter of a Different Color Provides Continuous Monitoring

The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing - something not possible using current point measurements like test strips.

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Related Topix: Science

Examiner.com

A Spidey setback

Sony Studios took a big gamble in jumpstarting the "Spider-Man" franchise after Sam Raimi's first "Spider-Man" film, which was only 10 years ago, but it paid off in introducing Andrew Garfield as the new Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy.

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Spider-Man, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Science

Silicon Alley Insider

MSG Is Perfectly Safe - Here's Why

People claim that it's a toxin that causes headaches and sweating, and that it leaves you feeling lethargic and flushed.

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Related Topix: Science

WebWire

BASF creates chemistry with summer internship program participants

BASF opened its doors to five college students, offering firsthand job experience in the areas of chemical process technology and engineering.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Basf Ag, Chemicals, BASF, Science, McIntosh, AL, Thomasville, AL

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Ab Sciex and Dalton Pharma Services Collaborate to Advance Antibody-Drug Conjugate Analysis

This will include development of more definitive and comprehensive method for the identification of drug loading and position of conjugation on macromolecules.

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Related Topix: Science

WHTC

N.J. teacher, 98, in court to fight 1950 convictio...

More than six decades ago, Miriam Moskowitz stood in New York federal court and was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a Cold War atomic espionage case.

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The Tech

John Waugh, emeritus chemistry professor, dies

John S. Waugh, an MIT Institute Professor emeritus and professor emeritus in the Department of Chemistry, died Friday, Aug. 22, at the age of 85. Waugh was an authority in chemical physics, known internationally for his work in magnetic resonance.

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Related Topix: Physics, Willimantic, CT, Dartmouth College

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Neonicotinoids and pyrazoles are killing off honeybees, scientists discover

New insights into how crop chemicals are annihilating honeybees have emerged out of Brazil, where researchers say they've identified the mechanics behind bee-killing pesticides like fipronil and imidacloprid .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Entomology

Science Daily

Exposure to toxins makes great granddaughters more susceptible to stress

Scientists have known that toxic effects of substances known as endocrine disrupting chemicals , found in both natural and human-made materials, can pass from one generation to the next, but new research shows that females with ancestral exposure to EDC may show especially adverse reactions to stress.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Washington State University, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Science Daily

Sweet! Glycocongugates are more than the sum of their sugars

Conventional wisdom says that the scaffold in an important class of biological molecules called 'glycoconjugates' is essentially inert.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Medicine, Cancer, Michigan Technological University, Biochemistry

NutraIngredients

GoodBelly CEO joins R&D and market research experts to talk digestive health

Leading minds from the world of digestive health will join NutraIngredients-USA's Stephen Daniells for an hour-long discussion of the sector, from science and claim substantiation, to market sizing and key consumer demographics.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, GoodBelly, Marketing, Science, Pasadena, CA

Newswise

The Chemistry Behind BBQ

It's that time of the year again when people are starting to fire up the grill for tailgating season! IFT spokesperson Guy Crosby, PhD, CFS provides insight into the food science behind BBQ.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Science

Medical News

Researchers find more selective therapies for cancer

Thanks to important discoveries in basic and clinical research and technological advances, the fight against cancer has mobilized into a complex offensive spanning multiple fronts.

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Related Topix: Science, Italy, World News, Medicine, Health

R & D

Study: Cutting emissions pays for itself

Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead to reductions in other harmful types of air pollution.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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