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Commercial Sea Salt Samples Purchased in China Contaminated with Microplastics

Released 11 Nov 2015 11 05 AM ESTSource Newsroom American Chemical Society ACS more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Environmental Science & amp TechnologyNov ... - Read More

Maglab Research Paves Way for Flu Treatments

scientists were able to get a clear image of the channel and how protons moved through it causing the fusion of the virus with the host membranes “We can actually see the protons move ” ... - Read More

Researcher Develops Material to Create Sustainable Energy Source

it began trapping light at a much faster rate In technical terms it transitioned from an indirect band gap material to a direct band gap one Light with photo energy can penetrate indirect band gap ... - Read More

Solving Slippery 80-Year-Old Mystery, Tufts Chemist Discovers Way to Isolate Single-Crystal Ice Surfaces

A Tufts University chemist has discovered a way to select specific surfaces of single crystal ice for study a long sought breakthrough that could help researchers answer essential questions about climate and the environment The ... - Read More

Wildflowers on Farms -- Not Just Crops -- Can Expose Bees to Neonicotinoids

Since bee colonies started declining at alarming rates over the past few decades some scientists have identified a group of pesticides called neonicotinoids that are commonly used on crops as a potential contributor Now one ... - Read More

Wood-Based Alternatives in Chemistry Fuel Scientific Collaboration

Released 22 Oct 2015 2 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom University of Alabama more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Angewandte Chemie Oct 16 2015Oct 28 ... - Read More

Scientists Discover Ancient Safety Valve Linking Pollen to Bacteria

but the tubes went on to burst unable to control the pressure that powered their growth The upshot was that pollen without MSL8 didn’t fertilize eggs as well Eric Hamilton a fourth year PhD candidate ... - Read More

One in a Million: Analyzing Metabolites in a Single Cell

Released 28 Aug 2015 12 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Department of Energy Office of Science more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Angewandte Chemie International ... - Read More

Capturing and Converting Carbon Dioxide in a Single Step

Released 28 Aug 2015 1 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Department of Energy Office of Science more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations ACS Catalysis 5 ... - Read More

Paper-Based Test Can Quickly Diagnose Ebola in Remote Areas (Video)

that’s pretty sensitive and might work with patient samples ” Next the researchers plan to produce kits for free distribution “We’re giving people the components so they can build the devices themselves ” says Hamad ... - Read More

Solar Cell Efficiency Could Double with Novel 'Green' Antenna

The use of solar energy in the U S is growing but panels on rooftops are still a rare sight They cost thousands of dollars and homeowners don’t recoup costs for years even in the ... - Read More

Glass Paint Could Keep Metal Roofs and Other Structures Cool Even on Sunny Days (Video) 

keeping them cool and durable The researchers present their work today at the 250th National Meeting & amp Exposition of the American Chemical Society ACS ACS the world’s largest scientific society is holding the meeting ... - Read More

Warming climate may release vast amounts of carbon from long-frozen Arctic soils

While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has the potential to significantly affect the climate change picture University of ... - Read More

Could smell hold the key to limiting or ending pesticide use?

Could smell hold the key to ending pesticide use   UK scientists may have uncovered a natural way of avoiding the use of pesticides and help save plants from attack by recreating a natural insect ... - Read More

Diabetes drug found in freshwater is a potential cause of intersex fish

A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide has been shown to cause intersex in fish male fish that produce eggs A study by Rebecca Klaper at ... - Read More

Scientists develop first liquid nanolaser

Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser And it's tunable in real time meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors a unique and useful feature The laser technology could lead ... - Read More

2-D semiconductor comes clean: Performance dramatically improved

In 2013 James Hone Wang Fong Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene highly conducting two dimensional 2D carbon by ... - Read More

Engineers purify sea and wastewater in 2.5 minutes

A group of Mexican engineers from the Jhostoblak Corporate created technology to recover and purify either seawater or wastewater from households hotels hospitals commercial and industrial facilities regardless of the content of pollutants and microorganisms ... - Read More

Major Advance in Artificial Photosynthesis Poses Win/Win for the Environment

Released 16 Apr 2015 12 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nano LettersApr 17 2015 A potentially game changing ... - Read More

Just Hit "Print": Office Inkjet Printer Could Produce Simple Tool to Identify Infectious Disease, Food Contaminants

is enough to ensure it remains immobilized and therefore stable The paper sensor emerges from the printer ready to use like pH paper The implications are significant says Brennan since the new technology could be ... - Read More
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