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    • Flames Extinguish Themselves in Zero Gravity

      Flames Extinguish Themselves in Zero Gravity

      Originally published in November 2000-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 9 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 7:15am -
    • Science News Briefs from around the Globe

      Science News Briefs from around the Globe

      A few brief reports about international science and technology from Indonesia to Spain, including one from Brazil about the highest-voltage electric eel ever discovered.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 17 days ago, 5 Jan 20, 7:41pm -
    • Want to Crack Open a Safe? Try Nitroglycerine

      Want to Crack Open a Safe? Try Nitroglycerine

      Originally published in January 1856-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 21 days ago, 2 Jan 20, 10:30am -
    • Fido's Human Age Gets New Estimates

      Fido's Human Age Gets New Estimates

      By comparing how DNA gets altered over the lifetimes of people and dogs, researchers came up with a new way to compare canine years with human years.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 27 days ago, 27 Dec 19, 12:51pm -
    • Superstrong Fibers Could Be Hairy Situation

      Superstrong Fibers Could Be Hairy Situation

      Human hair tested stronger than thicker fibers from elephants, boars and giraffes, providing clues to materials scientists hoping to make superstrong synthetic fibers.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 29 days ago, 24 Dec 19, 9:30pm -
    • Moths Flee or Face Bats, Depending on Toxicity

      Moths Flee or Face Bats, Depending on Toxicity

      Tiger moth species that contain bad-tasting and toxic compounds are nonchalant in the presence of bats, while edible moth species evade their predators.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 34 days ago, 19 Dec 19, 5:36pm -
    • Not All Hydropower Is Climate-Considerate

      Not All Hydropower Is Climate-Considerate

      While some hydropower facilities release almost no greenhouse gases, others can actually be worse than burning fossil fuels.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 40 days ago, 13 Dec 19, 10:17pm -
    • How Does a Fire Tornado Form?

      How Does a Fire Tornado Form?

      Fire tornadoes are terrifying forces of nature. They're rare, but as wildfires become bigger and more frequent, they may grow more common.Read more about the phenomena, here.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 51 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 3:30pm -
    • Ancient Rock Art Got a Boost From Bacteria

      Ancient Rock Art Got a Boost From Bacteria

      Indigenous artists in what’s now British Columbia created pigments by cooking aquatic bacteria. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 59 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 8:00am -
    • Air Pollution: An Unclear and Present Danger

      Air Pollution: An Unclear and Present Danger

      Journalist and author Beth Gardiner talks about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution. And CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna talks about gene editing.  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      - 62 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 6:30pm -

    The Guardian: Chemistry

    • Scientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots
      Researchers foresee myriad benefits for humanity, but also acknowledge ethical issues Be warned. If the rise of the robots comes to pass, the apocalypse may be a more squelchy affair than science fiction writers have prepared us for.Researchers in th…
      - 9 days ago, 13 Jan 20, 3:00pm -
    • Sir Hans Kornberg obituary
      Biochemist who built on the work of Hans Krebs to make key discoveries concerning metabolic cyclesHans Kornberg became a biochemist just at the point, in the mid-20th century, when methods became available to explore how organisms convert food and ox…
      - 16 days ago, 7 Jan 20, 9:34am -
    • The science stories that shaped 2019
      From the first image of a black hole to a detailed survey of sea ice in the Arctic, scientists pick the breakthrough moments that defined the yearWas 2019 the year people finally started to listen to climate scientists on global heating? The previous…
      - 32 days ago, 22 Dec 19, 10:00am -
    • Ruth van Heyningen obituary
      Biochemist and ophthalmologist whose research concentrated on the formation of cataractsRuth van Heyningen, who has died aged 101, was a pioneering explorer of ophthalmic biochemistry, a field to which she made major contributions after she joined th…
      - 39 days ago, 15 Dec 19, 1:03pm -
    • Can laboratories curb their addiction to plastic?
      Research scientists have largely gone unnoticed as major users of unrecyclable material. Now some universities are helping them kick the habitScientific research is a largely ignored consumer of single-use plastics, with the biomedical sciences a par…
      - 74 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 4:00am -
    • Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries
      John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino honoured for sparking a portable technology revolutionThe Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work in developing lithium-ion batteries.John B Goodenough of…
      - 9 Oct 19, 11:19am -
    • Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – as it happened
      John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers 12.26pm BSTAnd there we leave the chemistry priz…
      - 9 Oct 19, 7:26am -
    • Sir Christopher Dobson obituary
      Leading chemist whose research, including into Alzheimer’s, could transform the prevention and treatment of the diseases of ageingMore than a century ago, the German pathologist Alois Alzheimer observed that people who died with dementia had deposi…
      - 25 Sep 19, 1:27pm -
    • Toni Slabas obituary
      My friend Toni Slabas, who has died aged 70, was an internationally renowned plant biochemist. He came from humble beginnings and quietly made a positive impact on the lives of many others.At Durham University, where he was professor of plant science…
      - 13 Sep 19, 12:40pm -
    • Douglas Adams was right – knowledge without understanding is meaningless | John Naughton
      Using supercomputers to explain life, the universe and everything takes us into territory previously only laughed atFans of Douglas Adams’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy treasure the bit where a group of hyper-dimensional beings demand that a…
      - 24 Aug 19, 12:00pm -

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