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Video: Meet a molecular architect: Hosea Nelson

Speaking of Chemistry visits the University of California at Los Angeles to meet with Hosea Nelson, Ph.D., who is tackling the challenge of total synthesis—the use of chemistry to build any molecule.

dateOct 04, 2016 in Other
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Preparing for (another) biological attack

In the weeks following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, five people died from exposure to anthrax-laced letters, and several more were infected. Fifteen years on, the U.S. has spent billions of dollars to fortify the nation's ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Other
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Re-thinking waste from yogurt production

It takes four kilograms of milk to make just one kilogram of Greek yogurt. That means a lot of natural nutrients from milk are not readily being captured and Australians consume a lot of Greek yogurt.

dateSep 22, 2016 in Other
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Video: Accidental discoveries that went boom

Chemistry typically involves precise measurements and careful testing in order to get significant results. Yet several notable discoveries happened simply by accident—ultimately altering how society views science.

dateSep 21, 2016 in Other
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How airlines are cutting their carbon footprint

The global aviation industry has pledged that by 2050, it will reduce its net carbon emissions to half its 2005 levels. Achieving this will require not only improved engine efficiency and aerodynamics, but also a turn to ...

dateSep 21, 2016 in Other
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Video: How to get the most from your smartphone battery

The new iPhone is slimmer and faster than ever. But like most new generations of smartphones, its battery has pretty much stayed the same over the years. Short of carrying an external battery all the time, is there any way ...

dateSep 13, 2016 in Other
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