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"I believe in what I would call a chitin economy. I personally believe, if properly developed, the material you can develop from chitin and the markets you could sell them in would make the shrimp shell worth more than the meat," said Rogers, an owner and founder of 525 Solutions, a startup company housed in UA's Alabama Innovation and Mentoring of ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Chemistry World
It's a somewhat surprising assertion that almost a fifth of natural products are thought to include a dimerisation step somewhere in their biosynthesis.1 Of course, this is not always apparent at first glance - it's often masked by subsequent modifications - and the ability to spot such 'hidden symmetry' can often lead to strikingly effective total ... (more)
Imagine walls and doors that could warn firefighters of the intensity of a fire by changing color, or equipment that turns from blue to red when it's too hot to handle.
The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.
Recent experimental and theoretical reports suggest that the valence states of oxygen species residing in the Li-O2 cell discharge products can be very complex.
Almost a century ago, the first galaxy beyond our own was discovered, and within a decade the theory that the universe is expanding was first proposed.
Reactions among minerals and organic compounds in hydrothermal environments are critical components of the Earth's deep carbon cycle, they provide energy for the deep biosphere, and may have implications for the origins of life.
Blame it on the chlorine. Typically, I admit not being a frequent Kmart shopper.
Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.
The National Research Council reaffirmed that styrene -- the key chemical component of foam cups and other food service items -- may cause cancer in people.
That's a question researchers at Google X, along with scientists at Duke University and Stanford University, are looking to answer.
In this TED-Ed video , educator Cynthia Chubbuck looks at the chemistry of car engines, from combustion reactions in the cylinders to the chemical properties of antifreeze.
The REVELERIS PREP purification system is a powerful, high-performance system that combines flash chromatography and preparative LC capabilities in a single intuitive instrument.
Some chemical conversions are harder than others. Refining natural gas into an easy-to-transport, easy-to-store liquid alcohol has so far been a logistic and economic challenge.
An explosives sensor developed in Israel may one day take over many of the duties of detection dogs.
Crews are trying to clean up a building on the UK campus, after a broken water main flooded part of the building.
With the announcement of an inquiry into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, talk of poisons is back in the news.
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