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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.
"The Science Academy aspires to develop the technology based workforce of the future by exposing students to practical business applications and potential careers in chemistry," said Robin Rotenberg, Vice President of Corporate Communications for BASF in North America.
Using the body's natural virus killers to prevent and treat HIV infection has been problematic until now because of the strong inflammatory response these molecules can arouse as they get rid of the invaders.
Researchers across the globe are working to find materials that will lead to safe, cheap, long-lasting and powerful Li-ion batteries.
The surely-incredible "Family Guy"/"The Simpsons" crossover episode won't air until September 28 , but thanks to Comic Con, we can now get a hilarious sneak peek at it.
Most people bellying up to the bar aren't aware of the complex, chemical backstory behind their happy hour cocktails.
Two teams, from Switzerland and the US, have independently shown that anthracene-based monomers can be slotted together into monolayers that can then be fused into polymeric sheets, a single molecule thick, by the action of UV light.
A WEEKEND away can fly by in a pleasurable flash if you pick the right travel buddy.
Here on Earth we enjoy the nitrogen-oxygen atmosphere we've all come to know and love with each of the approximately 24,000 breaths we take each day But every breath we take would be impossible on any of the other planets in our Solar System due to their specific compositions.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 02:05 am
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