News tagged with american chemical society

New labs sprouting up to test cannabis—and the law

Grandaddy Purple, Blueberry Yum Yum and other pot products may now be legal for medical use in 20 states and the District of Columbia, but how do patients know what dose they're really getting and whether it's safe? Small ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Other
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Dismantling Syria's chemical weapons in the midst of war

Syria no longer has the capacity to produce new chemical weapons en masse, but arms control experts caution that what remains is the more difficult job of destroying the existing stockpile in the midst of the country's brutal ...

dateNov 20, 2013 in Other
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Diversity in science

Some may recall the way she personally transported her portable X-ray machines to the front lines in World War I. Others may remember the deal she made with her sister to wait her turn before attending the ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Managing the data deluge through new software

Unprecedented torrents of data flood out of research labs on a continual basis, but making sense of it all remains a major scientific bottleneck. How software is evolving to transform this data deluge into knowledge is the ...

dateOct 23, 2013 in Other
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Predicting health risks of everyday chemicals

Concern over the safety of everyday household products, such as baby bottles and soaps, has spurred a wide-ranging research effort into predicting the health risks of tens of thousands of chemicals. That's the topic of the ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Other
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