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1 hr ago | The Japan Times

After STAP scandal, Riken plots its future

With recent revelations of misconduct involving its research on so-called STAP cells, stem cell researcher Haruko Obokata and her employer, Riken Institute, have come under intense scrutiny and criticism.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, World News, Japan, Asia, Physics, Science

5 hrs ago | Chemistry World

Wendy Brown: Space dust chemistry

Wendy Brown is professor of physical chemistry at the University of Sussex , UK.


Related Topix: Science, Astronomy

8 hrs ago | CSIRO Publishing

The Chemistry of Guanidine, Guanidinium, and Guanidinate Compounds

This Special Issue describes the chemistry of compounds containing the guanidine functionality - in its neutral , cationic , and anionic forms.


Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Scientists Develop 'Electronic Nose' for Rapid Detection of C. Diff Infection

A fast-sensitive "electronic-nose" for sniffing the highly infectious bacteria C. diff, that causes diarrhoea, temperature and stomach cramps, has been developed by a team at the University of Leicester.


Related Topix: Science

Sun Aug 31, 2014


D&L Industries to buy entire Chemrez

D&L Industries Inc. said it will acquire all the outstanding shares of Chemrez Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of oleochemicals, resins and other specialty-chemical products, through a public tender offer.


Related Topix: Science

Psychology Today

Psychology and a Less Lethal Military Strategy

In the two World Wars of the 20th century raw kinetic military firepower was essential to victory.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Scientific American

Cheaper Solar Cells with a New Salt

Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical. If it gets on the skin, it releases cadmium, which has been linked to cancer, lung disease and cardiovascular disease.


Related Topix: Chloride, Supplement, Science

The Columbus Dispatch

How bees make honey is complex process

In honor of bees, the sweet fruit of their labor and the upcoming Lithopolis Honeyfest in Fairfield County, we are going to explore the chemistry of honey.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Lithopolis, OH, Fairfield County, OH, Ohio State University, Agriculture

The Independent

Seized Isis laptop reveals WMD plans

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Related Topix: Science

NBC Los Angeles

UCSD Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

A hazardous materials incident has prompted fire crews to evacuate the social sciences building at UC San Diego on Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Ogeechee research aims at warning matrix

Backed by a graphic charting the Ogeechee River research, Dr. Jeffrey Underwood, chairman of the Geology and Geography Department at Georgia Southern University, talks about studies faculty and students will be doing on forested floodplain.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico High chemistry teacher receives national award

CHICO >> As much as they adore her, few of Jenelle Ball's students may know they are learning from one of the best chemistry teachers in the country.


Related Topix: Science, Chico, CA, Cal State Chico

Inventor Spot

Undercover Colors Nail Polish: Why Detecting Date Rape Drugs Isn't That Easy

Date rape warnings are given again and again to college girls. The moment women step foot on campus, that seems to be the first caution given.


Related Topix: Science

Sky Striping And How It Might Work (Or Not); A Local Chemist Looks At The Science

The skies over Hamilton County are crisscrossed heavily Friday evening Aug. 29, 2014, as seen from a shed in Soddy-Daisy - photo by David Tulis Ringgold, Ga., chemist Robert Sacci's official position on sky striping is that of skeptic.


Related Topix: Science, Hamilton County, TN, Soddy-Daisy, TN, Chattanooga, TN


Cosmic Fingerprints - Spectroscopy

On August 29, 1864, observing from Tulse Hill in London, amateur astronomers William and Margaret Huggins unraveled one of the biggest celestial mysteries of the time, and pioneered the astronomical use of a scientific tool that is still fundamental for most of our discoveries about the Universe - spectroscopy.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Star Tribune

Retired Evansville chemistry teacher sets up lab to test hops for local brewers

The explosion of microbreweries and increase in hops growers have stirred up a new business for a retired Evansville chemistry teacher.


Related Topix: Science, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Beer, Drink, Wisconsin


Has Science Fully Explained Sunshine?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.


Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Physics, Science

Emraan Hashmi: Paresh Rawal and I have Kung Fu Panda chemistry - News

RAJA NATWARLAL has released and while the film has Emraan Hashmi romancing Humaima Malick, the person with whom he shares maximum chemistry is none other than Paresh Rawal.


Related Topix: Science, Paresh Rawal, Emraan Hashmi, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Chemical industry fights for flame retardants

Chemtura manufactures Firemaster 550 at this chemical plant in El Dorado, Ark. The company says the flame retardant is safe but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has targeted it as a potential health hazard.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science, Fire, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Dr. Fedorenko Bug Stick and Bug Bar: repel bugs safely

Perhaps you've noticed-mosquitoes have been extremely bloodthirsty in New York. Even those who don't usually get bitten are being attacked.


Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Entomology, Science, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, tick, Aromatherapy