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  1. Paper on microplastics in fish is retractedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Last June, C&EN covered a paper in Science showing that polystyrene microplastics from personal care products ingested by perch could "inhibit hatching, stunt growth, and boost predation" of the fish . The paper has now been retracted.

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  2. A breath test for dolphin healthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Chemical & Engineering News

    The presence of certain molecules in the breath of dolphins exposed to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill correlates with signs of respiratory illness, a new study shows. The findings provide a set of biomarkers that researchers could use to assess the health of marine mammals using relatively noninvasive breath analysis .

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  3. Dolphin breath holds chemical clues to diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Certain molecules in the breath of dolphins exposed to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill correlate with signs of respiratory illness, a new study shows. The findings give researchers a set of biomarkers that could help assess the health of wild dolphins and other marine mammals using relatively noninvasive breath analysis .

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  4. Nestle, Danone look to renewable bottlesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Nestle Waters and Danone are the latest beverage makers to investigate biobased polyethylene terephthalate . They are teaming up with the California-based start-up Origin Materials to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, which hopes to have water bottles made from renewable PET on store shelves by 2020.

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  5. Nestle, Danone look to renewable bottlesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Nestle Waters and Danone are the latest beverage makers to investigate biobased polyethylene terephthalate . They are teaming up with the California-based start-up Origin Materials to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, which hopes to have bottles made from renewable PET on store shelves by 2020.

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  6. Seabirds eat plastic pollution because it smells goodRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    When birds eat plastic that pollutes marine environments, they suffer a variety of debilitating health problems. Researchers have wondered why the animals are drawn to feed on ocean plastic, which doesn't look like standard food.

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  7. Seabirds eat plastic pollution because it smells goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Chemical and Engineering News

    When birds eat plastic that pollutes marine environments, they suffer a variety of debilitating health problems. Researchers have wondered why the animals are drawn to feed on ocean plastic, which doesn't look like standard food.

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  8. Glycerol-chomping cyanobacteria work night and day to produce polymer precursorsRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Cyanobacteria are an attractive candidate for renewable production of microbe-derived chemicals, thanks to their plantlike power that converts sunlight and carbon dioxide to energy. But scaling up production is difficult, partially because of sunlight limitations in large industrial facilities.

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  9. Isotope analysis points to violent moon originRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    In this artist's rendition, a hypothesized Mars-sized body collides with Earth during the solar system's distant past, which led to the formation of the moon. In this artist's rendition, a hypothesized Mars-sized body collides with Earth during the solar system's distant past, which led to the formation of the moon.

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  10. New method casts light on a chicken and egg problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Researchers use a laser to cut away a piece of shell, revealing the blood vessels in the developing chicken embryo. After analysis by Raman spectroscopy, they seal the hole with tape and leave the embryo to develop to maturity.

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  11. Isotope analysis points to violent moon originRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    In this artist's rendition, a hypothesized Mars-sized body collides with Earth during the solar system's distant past, which led to the formation of the moon. In this artist's rendition, a hypothesized Mars-sized body collides with Earth during the solar system's distant past, which led to the formation of the moon.

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  12. New method casts light on a chicken-and-egg problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Researchers use a laser to cut away a piece of shell, revealing the blood vessels in the developing chicken embryo. After analysis by Raman spectroscopy, they seal the hole with tape and leave the embryo to develop to maturity.

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