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    • Elite Runners' Microbes Make Mice Mightier

      Elite Runners' Microbes Make Mice Mightier

      Mice that were fed bacteria isolated from elite athletes logged more treadmill time than other mice that got bacteria found in yogurt.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 24 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 11:25pm -
    • Antiperspirant Boosts Armpit and Toe-Web Microbial Diversity

      Antiperspirant Boosts Armpit and Toe-Web Microbial Diversity

      Rather than wiping microbes out, antiperspirants and foot powders increased the diversity of microbial flora in armpits and between toes. Christopher Intagliata reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 28 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
    • You Contain Multitudes of Microplastics

      You Contain Multitudes of Microplastics

      People appear to consume between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles annually, and that's probably a gross underestimate.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 36 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 4:57pm -
    • A Biodegradable Label Doesn't Make It So

      A Biodegradable Label Doesn't Make It So

      At the third Scientific American “Science on the Hill” event, “Solving the Plastic Waste Problem”, one of the issues discussed by experts on Capitol Hill was...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 37 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 10:00pm -
    • Nobelist: Harness Evolution as a Problem-Solving Algorithm

      Nobelist: Harness Evolution as a Problem-Solving Algorithm

      Frances Arnold, the Caltech scientist who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, says evolution can show us how to solve problems of sustainability.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 63 days ago, 17 May 19, 4:14pm -
    • Ancient Whiz Opens Archaeology Window

      Ancient Whiz Opens Archaeology Window

      The residue of ancient urine can reveal the presence of early stationary herder-farmer communities.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 67 days ago, 13 May 19, 2:10pm -
    • Chemists Investigate Casanova's Clap

      Chemists Investigate Casanova's Clap

      In his memoirs, the womanizing writer Giacomo Casanova described suffering several bouts of gonorrhea—but researchers found no trace of the microbe on his handwritten journals. Karen Hopkin...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 78 days ago, 2 May 19, 8:00pm -
    • Beer and Wine Contain Traces of Metal Contaminants from Filtration Process

      Beer and Wine Contain Traces of Metal Contaminants from Filtration Process

      Heavy metal levels in commercial booze pose no health risk to most drinkers, but the findings could prompt discussions about industry standards for alcohol-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 79 days ago, 1 May 19, 9:00am -
    • As Pesticide Turns Up in More Places, Safety Concerns Mount

      As Pesticide Turns Up in More Places, Safety Concerns Mount

      A growing body of research is challenging the assumption that neonicotinoids are safer and less likely to spread than other pesticides-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 80 days ago, 30 Apr 19, 6:45am -
    • Science News Briefs from All Over

      Science News Briefs from All Over

      A few brief reports about international science and technology from Liberia to Hawaii, including one on the discovery in Northern Ireland of soil bacteria that stop the growth of MRSA and other...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 83 days ago, 27 Apr 19, 3:11pm -

    The Guardian: Chemistry

    • 150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast
      Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading...
      - 28 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 1:00am -
    • Reversible superglue proves strong enough to hold average man
      Snail slime-like substance appears to solve problem of weak and reversible or strong and irreversible adhesiveA reversible superglue that mimics the under-appreciated properties of dried snail mucus has proved strong enough to bear the weight of an a…
      - 32 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 3:00pm -
    • Stephen Wallwork obituary
      My father, Stephen Wallwork, who has died aged 93, was a chemist who made a significant contribution to the development of modern crystallography, and later became a historian of Beeston in Nottinghamshire. He was born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashir…
      - 78 days ago, 2 May 19, 12:46pm -
    • Most ancient type of molecule in universe detected in space
      Helium hydride is thought to have played starring role in early universeThe most ancient type of molecule in our universe has been detected in space, scientists have revealed, backing up theories of how the early chemistry of the universe developed a…
      - 93 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
    • Elemental: the periodic table at 150
      Mendeleev’s chemical grid system defined our world – and the rarer elements it classifies are vital to modern lifeThis year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of the first periodic table. This grid-like arrangement of the elements is…
      - 2 Feb 19, 10:00am -
    • Toxic legacy: what to do with Britain's nuclear waste – Science Weekly podcast
      The UK has a problem and it isn’t going to go away anytime soon. But what to do about it? This week Geoff Marsh explores plans to bury the UK’s nuclear waste deep undergroundThe UK was a pioneer of nuclear energy production but the waste that thi…
      - 25 Jan 19, 1:00am -
    • Biological facts are just the beginning | Letter
      The biologist’s task is more than just learning facts they must attempt to understand the messy, complex web of life, writes Andy LloydI disagree with your correspondent (Letters, 19 January) who thinks biology is preoccupied with memorising facts.…
      - 21 Jan 19, 12:44pm -
    • Chemistry beats biology for elegance | Brief letters
      Chemistry and facts | The Grauniad | Tights and stockings | Duke of Edinburgh | Customised cleansersWhile I applaud the recognition given to the discovery (or invention) of the periodic table (Editorial, 14 January), I am disappointed with the statem…
      - 18 Jan 19, 11:11am -
    • St Andrews find may be oldest surviving wall chart of periodic table
      Chart appears to date from 1885, and was found under lecture hall during clean-outA crumbling roll of canvas-backed paper discovered underneath a lecture theatre in Scotland may be the world’s oldest surviving periodic table chart, experts have sai…
      - 17 Jan 19, 9:25am -
    • The Guardian view on the periodic table: better living through chemistry | Editorial
      The creation of modern chemistry in the 19th century was a forgotten intellectual revolution that made today’s world possibleThis year marks the 150th anniversary of the discovery, or invention, of the periodic table of the elements, one of the mos…
      - 13 Jan 19, 1:54pm -

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