News tagged with organic chemistry

How to prevent organic food fraud

A growing number of consumers are willing to pay a premium for fruits, vegetables and other foods labelled "organic", but whether they're getting what the label claims is another matter. Now scientists studying ...

dateAug 27, 2014 in Other
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Rice chemist wins 'Nobel Prize of Cyprus'

Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has earned three prestigious international honors, including the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive and one of the most prestigious ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Other
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Conifer scent influences climate

(Phys.org) —Conifers emit volatile hydrocarbons, primarily terpenes, which we experience as the characteristic smell of the woods. In a complicated series of reactions involving ozone and sulfur dioxide, ...

dateJan 09, 2014 in Materials Science
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