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Chemists synthesizes carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are part of our daily vocabulary. We all know they're part of a healthy diet. We know they're in breads and pastas. We know they have something to do with starches and sugars. But, even though ...

Apr 01, 2009 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

'The robots are coming'

Alexander Stoytchev and his three graduate students recently presented one of their robot's long and shiny arms to a visitor. Here, they said, swing it around.

Jan 29, 2009 4.7 / 5 (6) 4

Keeping canines healthy -- canine teeth, that is

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Dental disease is a serious problem in pets," said Dr. Brenda Mulherin, community practice veterinarian at the Dr. W. Eugene and Linda Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center. "Signs of dental abnormalities ...

Dec 19, 2008 not rated yet 0

Chemists look for cleaner, cheaper rocket fuel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mark Gordon recently held up a small vial containing three liquids layered one on top of another. That middle layer, the brownish one, is an ionic liquid, Gordon explained.

Dec 02, 2008 4.2 / 5 (10) 4