News tagged with analytical chemistry

Datink: Dating inks

When did you make your book entries? When was the settlement signed? When was the will made? These are often very tricky questions to answer and frequently arise in judicial contexts. In fact, the dating of documents is a ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Testing for secondhand marijuana exposure

With increased legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes, interest is growing in the potential health effects of its secondhand smoke. A team now reports in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry the development ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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Unlocking secrets of how fossils form

Fossils tell amazing stories and inspire them, too—just think of this summer's "Jurassic World" blockbuster. But because some of the processes that preserve fossils are not well understood, there's still more information ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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What do walnuts smell like?

Why do some insects lay their eggs in some walnuts and not in others? The answer is to be found in the smell given off by these nuts when they are broken, and that is why it is important to differentiate between the aromas ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Ecology
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