In the spring following a forest fire trees that survived the blaze explode in new growth and plants sprout in abundance from the scorched earth For centuries it was a mystery how seeds some long ... - Read More
Billions of people worldwide burn animal dung crop residues wood and charcoal to cook their meals And the chemicals produced and inhaled sicken or kill millions At particular risk are women who prepare their families' ... - Read More
A new chemical process can transform waste sulfur into a lightweight plastic that may improve batteries for electric cars reports a University of Arizona led team The new plastic has other potential uses including optical ... - Read More
taste and odor Now we are beginning to understand that flavor depends on parts of the brain that involve taste odor touch and vision The sum total of these signals plus our emotions and past ... - Read More
despite several disadvantages Ethanol for instance has a lower energy content per gallon than gasoline which can reduce fuel mileage Ethanol also has a corrosive effect on car engines and can’t easily be used in ... - Read More
Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks particularly for infants and children who are especially sensitive to lead’s effects and adults of Asian heritage who consume large ... - Read More
Combining neuroscience and chemical engineering researchers at Stanford University have developed a process that renders a mouse brain transparent The postmortem brain remains whole not sliced or sectioned in any way with its three dimensional ... - Read More
Call their taste and effects appealing or appalling no matter In a city that claims credit for invention of the cocktail the Hurricane Sazerac Pimm’s Cup Bayou Bash Hand Grenade Ramos Gin Fizz and other ... - Read More
Carnegie scientists have found that the plant species making up an ecosystem are better predictors of ecosystem chemistry than environmental conditions such as terrain geology or altitude This is the first study using a new ... - Read More
Taking an approach similar to that used for discovering new therapeutic drugs chemists at the University of California Davis have found several compounds that can boost oil production by green microscopic algae a potential source ... - Read More
Shaken not stirred is the essence of new research that's showing promise in creating the chemical reactions necessary for industries such as pharmaceutical companies but eliminating the resulting waste from traditional methods Share This See ... - Read More
intramolecular or intermolecular Here we report results on radical cation stability and reactivity for possible redox shuttles in order to understand the possible mechanisms for the shuttle reaction in batteries DFT design and study of ... - Read More
At least nine Nobel laureates have research that will be presented here this week during the 245th National Meeting & amp Exposition of the American Chemical Society the world’s largest scientific society Research from the ... - Read More
Researchers at the University of Leeds may have solved a key puzzle about how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth Share This See Also Geochemistry Near Earth Object Impacts Origin of Life ... - Read More
Two annually dated ice cores drawn from the tropical Peruvian Andes reveal Earth's tropical climate history in unprecedented detail year by year for nearly 1 800 years Share This See Also Climate Ice Ages Global ... - Read More
Wouldn't it be convenient if you could reverse the rusting of your car by shining a bright light on it It turns out that this concept works for undoing oxidation on copper nanoparticles and it ... - Read More
When blessed with a resource in overwhelming abundance it's generally a good idea to make valuable use of that resource Lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant organic material on Earth For thousands of years it ... - Read More
New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web Share This See Also Bacteria Extreme Survival Organic Pollution Oceanography Geochemistry Food ... - Read More
A patent pending technology to produce nanospheres developed by a research team at North Dakota State University Fargo could enable advances across multiple industries including electronics manufacturing and biomedical sectors Share This See Also Engineering ... - Read More
Excess carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere created by the widespread burning of fossil fuels is the major driving force of global climate change and researchers the world over are looking for new ways to generate ... - Read More
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