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'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance

A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of ...

Mar 21, 2010
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Biomass as a source of raw materials

For the protection of the environment, and because of the limited amount of fossil fuels available, renewable resources, such as specially cultivated plants, wood scraps, and other plant waste, are becoming the focus of considerable ...

May 12, 2009
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The science behind the perfect coffee

(Phys.org) —A chemist at the University of Bath has teamed up with the UK Barista Champion to find the best type of water for making coffee. The pair are heading to the World Barista Championships in Italy ...

Jun 05, 2014
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Clustering is key to lighting up the dark proteome

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new approach that organizes previously unused mass spectra from proteomics studies gives scientists the ability to use these spectra to gain more information about proteins in a wide range ...

Aug 04, 2011
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Chemistry never sounded this good

(PhysOrg.com) -- By now, the word is out at UCLA that undergraduates in Neil Garg's organic chemistry course produce clever, creative music videos as an extra-credit assignment. The bigger secret may be just how much chemistry ...

Jun 13, 2011
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The chemistry of beer and coffee

University of Alabama at Birmingham professor Tracy Hamilton, Ph.D., is applying his chemistry expertise to two popular beverages: beer and coffee.

Sep 01, 2014
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