News tagged with smokers

Polymer's hunt for nicotine

Newly synthesized polymer, fitted with molecular pincers of carefully tailored structure, effectively captures nicotine molecules and its analogues. The polymer can be used for fabrication of sensitive and selective chemical ...

dateAug 04, 2011 in Polymers
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The economics of smoking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Phil DeCicca studies the economics of one of the country's top killers - smoking. A health economist by trade, DeCicca researches the impact public policies have on the habits of smokers: Does the rate of ...

dateJan 25, 2011 in Economics & Business
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A compound in smokers' breath

If you smoke, your breath contains 2,5-dimethylfuran. A team of Catalan researchers have proved that the presence of this chemical compound indicates that a person has smoked in the last three days. This substance does not ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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