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Video: How pee brought you the modern world

You might not believe it, but there was a time when urine, yes urine, was prized by chemists. Pee played a part in some of the most significant discoveries in science, and it helped shape the modern world.

dateOct 05, 2015 in Other
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From waste stream to sustainable fuel

Many industrial processes produce large quantities of waste water containing all kinds of chemicals. These contaminated water streams can be used to produce hydrogen gas with help of catalysts without vaporizing the water. ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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Ionic and covalent drug delivery

Researchers at Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences compared three different drug delivery models based on ionic liquids. Scientists have developed a powerful API-IL concept to realize structural ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Materials Science
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Super yellow blends for light efficiency

A blend of two polymers can be used to boost the efficiency of LEDs (light-emitting diodes), according to a research study published in the journal Applied Materials Today. Richard Friend of the Cavendish Laboratory, at the ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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