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2 min ago | Laughing Squid

The American Chemical Society Web Series 'Reactions' Explains the Chemistry of the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is almost here and the preorders are piling up. But what do you really know about the insides of the iPhone 6, or any smartphone for that matter? We've found the chemical elements lurking inside a smartphone with help from our friends at the Compound Interest blog.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Science, Blog News

4 hrs ago | R & D

For electronics beyond silicon, a new contender emerges

Silicon has few serious competitors as the material of choice in the electronics industry. Yet transistors, the switchable valves that control the flow of electrons in a circuit, can't simply keep shrinking to meet the needs of powerful, compact devices; physical limitations like energy consumption and heat dissipation are too significant.

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8 hrs ago | Medical News

UMass Amherst doctoral student in chemistry receives USP's 2014-15 Global Fellowship Award

University of Massachusetts Amherst doctoral student in chemistry Khaja Muneeruddin is one of three promising young scientists to recently receive the 2014-15 Global Fellowship Award from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention , dual publishers of the official pharmacopeia and National Formulary , the book of directions for identifying compound medicines. The award aims to advance research in quality standards that manufacturers must follow in making prescription and over-the-counter medicines and other health care products.

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Related Topix: Science, UMass Amherst, Rockville, MD, Health

12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

India-China relations go beyond 'plain arithmetic': Narendra Modi

As Chinese President Xi Jinping embarks on a landmark visit to India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the relationship between the two countries goes beyond "plain arithmetic" and he was confident that the neighbours can "script history" by enhancing cooperation. Reflecting the importance India attaches to the visit, Modi said India and China have a "unique chemistry" that can make for a defining moment and create a bright future for the entire mankind.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, China, Xi Jinping, Science, Hu Jintao

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Medical Daily

What Not To Eat: 5 Food Habits That Ruin Healthy Skin, Make You Age Faster

Avoid these unhealthy foods - from artificial sweeteners and colors to spicy foods - to prevent premature aging of your skin and teeth. The occasional guilty late night trip to the cookie jar may not age you overnight, but a continuously poor diet can accelerate the aging process of your skin and teeth over a period of time.

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Related Topix: Nutrition, Life, Food, Science, Collagen Injection, Rosacea, Health

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

Almac teams with Welsh academics to create P450 enzymes for industry

Almac has teamed up with Welsh Academics and industrial chemistry firm Hockley International to develop enzymes capable of making drug intermediates more quickly. The project, which is backed by a A 1m Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council grant, will see the Almac work with scientists at Bangor University in Wales to develop novel speeding up drug production according to company enzymes chief, Tom Moody.

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Related Topix: Science, Outsourcing

Cult of Mac Blog

Your iPhone is an awesome chemistry kit

What's your iPhone made of? Just looking at it, you might dismiss it as just a slab of metal and glass, with a dose of magic inside. But our iPhones are actually portable chemistry labs, and there are an incredible number of complex chemical functions happening underneath the glass and metal shell that keep your iPhone ringing.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Science, Blog News

JD Supra

California Issues Draft Three-Year Green Chemistry Priority Product Work Plan

On September 12, 2014, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control issued a draft Priority Product Work Plan pursuant to the California Safer Consumer Product regulations. The Work Plan identifies product categories from which Priority Products will be selected for regulation over the next three years.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Doctor convicted of killing sentenced in sex case

A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children,... Four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries after a fire erupted Monday in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory, officials said.

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Related Topix: Science, Prison

Mon Sep 15, 2014

NBC12

GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children,... Four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries after a fire erupted Monday in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory, officials said.

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Related Topix: Science, Automakers, General Motors

Science Daily

Rolling 'neat' nanotube fibers: Acid-free approach leads to strong conductive carbon threads

The very idea of fibers made of carbon nanotubes is neat, but scientists are making them neat -- literally. The single-walled carbon nanotubes in new fibers line up like a fistful of uncooked spaghetti through a new process.

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Related Topix: Rice University

WTEN-TV Albany

Pia Zadora home from Vegas hospital after accident

Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City. Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.

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Related Topix: Science, Tampa, FL

ABC News

Agency Urges Science Demo Changes After Reno Fire

A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, at a Reno museum earlier this month. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board's recommendation Monday cited the Sept.

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Monterey County Herald

4 students hurt, at least 1 seriously, in lab fire

Four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries after a fire erupted Monday in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory, officials said. The students were taken to Denver-area hospitals, some with burns on their faces and upper chests, Denver Fire Department spokesman Mark Watson said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Science

Medical Daily

Chemistry Teacher Arrested After Authorities Find Drugs Consistent With 'Date Rape Recipes'

A chemistry teacher in Texas was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver or manufacture a controled substance after authorities discovered a bevy of drugs intended for use in "date rape recipes." Haivan Bui, 29, had her apartment searched by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office where deputies discovered a loaded shotgun, marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription drugs, and Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate, a chemical used in the production of date rape drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Science, Texas, Education Etc.

Journal-Pioneer

Leave pesticide monitoring to the professionals, says expert

Joe Schwarcz, director for McGill University's Office for Science and Society, speaks to John Jamieson, executive director of the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture after a public lecture hosted by the federation in Charlottetown Saturday. Schwarcz is well-known as an award-winning chemist, best selling author and television personality, having appeared hundreds of times on the Discovery Channel, CBC, CTV and hosted "Science To Go" a Discovery Channel series that focused on food.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

Metro UK News

Chemistry teacher arrested over meth stash

A tutor has been arrested during a science lesson, after a raid on her home uncovered a stash of methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription drugs. And no, her name is not Walter White.

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Related Topix: Science, Drugs

Triple Pundit

Lehigh Technologies Forges Ahead in 'Closing the Loop' for Tires

The Rubber Manufacturers Association forecasts that passenger, light ruck and truck tire demand will rise nearly 2 percent in 2014 to reach 302 million units. Though no one knows just how many there actually are, there are many times more tires accumulating in dumps in every nation around the world - a festering, growing threat to human and environmental health and safety.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Technologies, Science, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Pharmaceutical Technology

Investigation of Various Impurities in Febuxostat

Febuxostat is a novel, non-purine, selective inhibitor of xanthine oxidase for hyperuricemia in patients with gout. It is the first promising substitute for allopurinol in 40 years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout, Allopurinol (generic), Zyloprim, Lopurin, Arts, Literature, Science

Examiner.com

Top news: Ozone layer recovering, CIA tortured suspects to point of death, more

Below are key excerpts of important news articles on the recovery of the stratospheric ozone layer due to international cooperation, the CIA 's shocking torture of suspects to the point of death , the close working relationship between the CIA and journalists at major US newspapers, and more. Read also wonderfully inspiring articles on a new book on the science of NDEs and German soldiers in WWII who saved the lives of hundreds of Dutch Jews.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Science

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