Archive: 08/9/2006

New Discovery in Fluorine Chemistry Poised to End PFOA Woes

Manufacturers of stain-repellents, non-stick cookware and other fluoropolymer-based materials will soon have an alternative to using controversial PFOA when developing such supplies. Fluorine chemist and Trinity Western University ...

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Climate Change Threatens Pollination Timing

In addition to the more obvious effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and increasing storm activity, there is the potential to dramatically alter ecological communities. Dr. David Inouye, director ...

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An oblique look on the north lunar far west

This image, taken by the Advanced Moon Imaging Experiment (AMIE) on board ESA’s SMART-1 spacecraft, provides an 'oblique' view of the lunar surface towards the limb, around the Mezentsev, Niepce and Merrill ...

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Scientists Learn How Brain 'Boots up' to Process Sensory Info

The same chemical in the body that is targeted by the drug Viagra also helps our brains “boot up” in the morning so we can process sights, sound, touch and other sensory information. The discovery could lead to a better ...

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