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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Research Conducted at School of of Chemistry and Biochemistry Has...

However, the formation of RNA by plausible prebiotic reactions remains problematic."

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5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Body clock myths: When is the best time to take pills?

The time of day we take our pills could have a dramatic impact on their effectiveness, according to new research by Surrey University and London's Institute of Cancer Research which found the body clock has a profound role in changing the chemistry of our bloodstream throughout the day Nitin Makadia, from Lloyds Pharmacy, explains: "Some drugs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Drugs, Vitamin C, Supplement, Medicine, Indigestion

10 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

Finding the Right Angel Investor for You

Finding the right investors is really important. It's kind of like marriage. A great spouse makes for a great life, while a bad spouse could cause a lifetime of misery or an ugly divorce.

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Related Topix: Science, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Social Software

14 hrs ago | Chemistry World

Former Royal Society of Chemistry president Lord Lewis dies

Lord Jack Lewis, Baron of Newnham and former president of the Royal Society of Chemistry, has died aged 86. Lewis was known for his inorganic chemistry research, as well as his contributions to science policy in the House of Lords.

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16 hrs ago | R & D

Instrument enables high-speed chemical imaging of tissues

A research team from NIST, working with the Cleveland Clinic, has demonstrated a dramatically improved technique for analyzing biological cells and tissues based on characteristic molecular vibration "signatures."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology

20 hrs ago | Philly.com

Ralph Loucks Rogers, retired research chemist

Ralph Loucks Rogers, 92, formerly of Norwood, Delaware County, a retired research chemist, died Thursday, July 10, of heart failure at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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Related Topix: Science, Delaware County, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Indiana, PA, Wilkinsburg, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Northwestern University

Chad Mirkin Named Faculty Fellow in Pentagon Program

For the second time, Northwestern University's Chad A. Mirkin , a world-renowned leader in nanotechnology research and its application, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense as a fellow in the department's National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows program.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Science, Inventions

Bellingham Herald

Elephants have evolved the most discerning nose of any mammal

According to a new study published Tuesday in Genome Research, African elephants may best humans, mice and even dogs on the measure of olfactory receptor genes.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Clear and clean, bubble wrap is well-suited to serve as an array of tiny test tubes.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Science

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Prosecutor wants to shut down Eldon smoke shop as nuisance

Despite a federal grand jury indictment and repeated efforts by local law enforcement to shut it down, an Eldon business continues to break the law by selling synthetic drugs closely related chemically to marijuana, according to Miller County Prosecutor Matt Howard.

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Related Topix: Eldon, MO, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Miller County, MO, Science

Science Daily

First total synthesis of madangamine D, a molecule of biomedical interest

Madangamines are a group of polycyclic alkaloids from marine sponges which have biomedical interest due to their cytotoxic activity.

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University of Kansas

Medicinal chemistry researcher receives fellowship

Barbara Timmermann, University of Kansas Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Society of Pharmacognosy , a distinction awarded to fewer than 5 percent of this professional organization's members.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas

Medicinal chemistry researcher receives fellowship

Barbara Timmermann, University of Kansas Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Society of Pharmacognosy , a distinction awarded to fewer than 5 percent of this professional organization's members.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas Medical Center

R & D

The stability of gold clusters: Every ligand counts

By colliding ultra-small gold particles with a surface and analyzing the resulting fragments, a trio of scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory discovered how and why the particles break.

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Medical News

Study shows inactivation of p53 protein promotes cancer progression

Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute and the University of Barcelona have discovered the interaction between HERC2 proteins with another protein called p53 that is inactivated in more than half of human tumors.

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Philly.com

Dominic Roberti, chemistry professor

Dominic M. Roberti, 81, of Bryn Mawr, a chemistry professor and longtime cancer survivor who helped others face lives as cancer patients, died Tuesday, July 15, of a heart attack at his home.

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Related Topix: Science, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA

Detroit Free Press

Paul Mitchell has lead in 4th Congressional District's GOP primary

John Moolenaar , Paul Mitchell and Peter Konetchy are candidates in the Republican primary race for the 4th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Roscommon, MI, Michigan State University, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Union-Recorder

Summer Reading Club experiments and explores

The Summer Reading Club at the Twin Lakes Library System finished a science-themed journey this week.

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Related Topix: Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA, Family, Kids, Science, Griffin, GA, Spalding County, GA

Science Daily

Replacing coal, oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming, expert argues

Both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas footprint than do coal or oil, especially for the primary uses of residential and commercial heating.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science

EurekAlert!

Syracuse University chemist to use NSF grant to study materials chemistry, nanoscience

Mathew M. Maye, associate professor of chemistry, has been awarded a three-year, $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Related Topix: Science, Syracuse University, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

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