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As one of the world's hardest materials, we tend to think of diamond as rigid and unyielding. But scientists have succeeded in making diamond needles that are so thin they can bend under pressure. Diamond is hard but also brittle, and attempts to deform even a small sliver usually result in fractures, rather ...
MORGANTOWN — Brian Popp, assistant professor of chemistry at WVU, has been awarded the National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER award. The award recognizes Popp's development of new methods utilizing carbon dioxide reactions to prepare chemicals for manufacturing ...

In the world of professional sports, there is no substitute for talent. But extraordinary talent never reaches its full potential without good chemistry, and good chemistry improves with great leadership. Here's how Bruce Bochy, manager of the San Francisco Giants creates the conditions for chemistry to flourish ...
In response, China threatened to imposed tariffs of up to 25% on more than 100 American exports, about 40% of which are plastics, petrochemicals, petroleum products and specialty chemicals, and the chemical industry responded by sounding the alarm. For example, the American Chemistry Council ...
Somorjai, who has authored more than 1,000 journal articles related to catalysis and particularly chemistry occurring at the surface of metals, makes the case for pursuing new forms of hybrid catalysis in a perspective article published this month in the journal Nature Catalysis. Somorjai also has written four ...
She'd been interested in science since she was a kid, especially after taking chemistry in high school with a teacher who helped her dive into the subject. Her other passion, advocacy, had been relevant in several areas of her life, but she hadn't always thought these passions could be combined. At Capitol ...

In your class. Download a one-slide summary of this article for use in your classroom (ppt or pdf). A close up of a molecule showing carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. Source: alice-photo. The longest carbon–carbon bond in chemistry was originally published in Chemistry World.
After crossing paths for years, when the two sat down with Jarosz "backstage, on a couch, in a tent behind the mainstage at Telluride [Bluegrass Festival in Colorado]," the chemistry was instant and undeniable. "I remember being a little girl and you sit in the circle and when a solo gets passed to you, you ...
His notoriously brutal organic chemistry courses were far from the hardest thing the graduating senior experienced at the University of Denver. Reserve that distinction for the quarter spent in a language-immersion program, 5,500 miles away from the comfort of the labs in the Seeley Mudd Science Building.
Chemistry is big in this game. From my experience in baseball, the teams that get along the most, play for one another, play the game right, they tend to be successful. It was like that with my dad's best teams. If you look at any winning team, I don't think it has a bad clubhouse. They all get along. There are ...
Not all couples immediately agree on a wedding theme. In fact some, like these two WWE/Star Wars fans, go with two themes on their big day. But For Alyssa Montanaro and Adam Rice, they shared instant chemistry from the very first moment they met—in chemistry class. Five years later, the two wed in a ...
When Professor of Chemistry Emeritus Dana W. Mayo passed away in November 2016, former students sought a fitting way to honor the defining role that “Doc Mayo” played in their lives. After reaching out to Mayo's wife, Odile Jeanne d'Arc Mayo, they decided to establish the Dana Walker Mayo Fund with ...
Chemical reactions are carried out at all scales: from microreactors and laboratory flasks to huge industrial tanks. US researchers have now taken things to one extreme, scaling a reaction down as small as it can go. They used optical tweezers to hold an individual atom of sodium and one of caesium, and ...
When Professor of Chemistry Emeritus Dana W. Mayo passed away in November 2016, former students sought a fitting way to honor the defining role that “Doc Mayo” played in their lives. After reaching out to Mayo's wife, Odile Jeanne d'Arc Mayo, they decided to establish the Dana Walker Mayo Fund with ...
Chemistry: Observing biological nanotransporters. Date: April 13, 2018; Source: Ruhr-University Bochum; Summary: A research team was able to describe with atomic detail how molecules are transported through biological membranes. Computer simulations and spectroscopic experiments provided insights into the work ...
The students, Vicente Flores and Alexis Montalvo, have been at the top of their chemistry class since school began last fall. That is why their teacher, Maureen Amendola, recommended them for the Summer Chemistry Enrichment Program this year at the University of Utah. Thanks to fundraising help from ...
Examples of this process are Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything (CLUE), an NSF supported general chemistry curriculum, and the current design project Organic Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything (OCLUE) (both developed in collaboration with Mike Klymkowsky, University of Colorado ...

Chemistry Prof. Cassandra Fraser aims to combine chemistry and real world issues with the development of her new Real World Chemistry Lab. Fraser currently directs a research group that studies luminescent materials, or materials that emit light without additional energy input. Using phosphorescence ...
“Because we were able to contrast unpolluted air with polluted air, this research has given us a great opportunity to understand how pollution from human activity will affect the atmospheric chemistry, especially with continued urbanization of forested areas,” said Yingjun Liu, a former graduate student at ...
A slew of different liquids bead up on this strip of cotton fabric because of a coating that researchers applied to it (droplets from left, water containing a blue dye; oleic acid, which is the main component in olive oil; milk; and coffee). Also, with the coating, the fabric can conduct electricity, allowing the ...
W. W. Norton & Company is seeking an Associate Editor for its college Chemistry digital media team. The Associate Media Editor will be responsible for the effectiveness, quality, and timeliness of teaching, learning, and assessment resources that support textbooks in this area. This position will report to the ...
You may have noticed over the past few months that our head of user experience, Tchad Blair, has been experimenting with a new look for some of our biggest features—check out 2017's 10 Start-ups to Watch, for example, or our 2017 Year in Chemistry. We've now extended that treatment to all of our ...
Here's an article in Nature Chemistry on organic synthesis and drug discovery, from a distinguished group of drug-industry chemists. The authors are going over a number of areas where medicinal chemistry could make use of more advanced synthetic techniques, and they're good ones. For example ...
Dr. Kate Biberdorf performs an oscillating chemical reaction with the help of an astonished 15-year-old Devon Zeigenbein. University of Texas Chemistry professor Dr. Kate Biberdorf gave her "Fun with Chemistry" demonstration to Permian High School students Monday afternoon. She gave the same ...
ST. GALLEN – Bluesign technologies has announced the extension of Bluesign Bluefinder to incorporate leather chemistry as the organisation says it aims to provide a 'robust solution' for the proactive management of chemicals in the leather and footwear industries. This criteria extension has been ...
FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, Tracy Morgan attends the premiere of "The Last O.G." at The William Vale in New York. TBS' new comedy stars Morgan a Tray, just out of prison and learning his way around a changed world. The show also serves up a lesson in comedy chemistry. Morgan has it with ...
But look more closely and you'll see, atop his long list of awards and honors, this: “Student/Faculty Research Summer Program Support Award, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Summer/Winter 1984 and Summer 1985.” That's where John Ricci, professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Southern ...
"Retrosynthesis is the ultimate discipline in organic chemistry," Segler explained. "Chemists need years to master it -- just like with chess or Go. In addition to straightforward expertise, you also need a goodly portion of intuition and creativity for it. So far, everyone assumed that computers couldn't keep up ...
The research of Tulane University chemistry professor Bruce Gibb deals with a highly interdisciplinary area at the interface of organic chemistry, ... around the world to advance the chemical sciences and each year elects fellows who have made major contributions to chemistry and other related disciplines.
Last month the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded that certain neonicotinoids used on farms and gardens can harm honeybees, bumblebees and solitary bees. So why the controversial insecticides still popular, how they work and why they are of concern?
With an enthusiasm for chemistry that's hard to miss, and scientific achievements that defy her age, Cholaphan Deeleepojananan, a senior in chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, chose her path while in high school in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. “In high school, I loved doing ...
'ChemRxiv is officially collaboratively run by these three societies,' announced ChemRxiv's publishing manager Marshall Brennan at the ACS meeting in New Orleans. 'We are really excited about what this means for our ability not just to further develop ChemRxiv, but to make sure that it is a global ...
It's the morning, you decide to make a stop by your favorite coffee shop to grab some fuel before class only to remember that your chemistry lab doesn't allow food or drink, forcing you to ditch the coffee before you could even enjoy it. You may ask yourself why you didn't just have your Joe at home?
Obituary: man killed in apartment explosion had background in chemistry. Posted: Wed 8:57 AM, Mar 14, 2018 |. Updated: Wed 12:20 ... Morrow's obituary says he received a Bachelor's degree in Pre-Pharmacy with minors in Chemistry and Mathematics. He worked as an Associate Scientist at a Middleton ...
Chemistry professor Elena Rybak-Akimova, who dedicated her life to revealing the life of small-molecule binding and activation and to sharing her passion for science with students, passed away on March 11 at the age of fifty-six. The cause of death was cancer. A world-class scientist with expertise in ...
ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS – Authorities in northern Illinois are investigating the death of the wife of a Nobel Prize winning chemistry professor, whose body was found at a landfill hours after the couple were reported missing in Indiana. The Ogle County Sheriff's Office has said in a news release that deputies ...
Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found collapsed on this bench in Salisbury in the UK. They are believe to have been poisoned with a novel nerve agent developed in Russia. The nerve agent used in an attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal was part of the Novichok family, the British government has revealed.
Class XII students come out after appearing for their chemistry exam at a school in Sector 16, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Photo: Nitin ... Students of Class XII today complained that the CBSE chemistry paper was tricky. ... Janet Gill of Gurukul Global School said, “The chemistry paper was tricky and lengthy.
Students, who appeared for the Class XII CBSE chemistry exam, termed it balanced. They said it was an in-depth question paper and easy one as compared ... Anuradha, a chemistry teacher from a local school, said, “It was an in-depth paper. Students who have studied throughout the year must have been ...
POCATELLO – Emily Morley, an Idaho State University chemistry student, has always been interested in science. But, it wasn't until she was a freshman at ISU that she got involved in chemistry-based research and realized chemistry was her passion. Now a junior, Morley is a scholar, an active club ...
Forget Russian botnets or cryptocurrency spammers – the latest robots to join Twitter are chemists. By hooking up automated platforms to the internet and letting them chat on social media, researchers have shown that robots can work together to solve simple chemistry problems. Lee Cronin at the ...
OU senior Katherine McAuliffe and Chemistry Professor Evan Trivedi have been selected by the American Chemical Society to receive the 2017 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research for their research into synthetic drugs designed to make it easier to detect cancer in ...
And it does this because of some rather simple chemistry. Bryan Roth, M.D, Ph. D., and colleagues recently published a paper in the journal Cell entitled Crystal Structure of an LSD-Bound Human Serotonin Receptor. The paper contains some very elegant science, in particular, the details of how LSD binds ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – With spring break around the corner, parents may be wondering how to entertain the kids. Science Central in Fort Wayne is a great option – offering various learning activities for visitors of all ages. Martin Fisher of Science Central joined First News for another morning of ...
Molecular structures of Ge4(EMind)4: (a) top view and (b) front view. All hydrogen atoms, disordered carbon atoms, and a hexane molecule are omitted for clarity. Researchers in Japan have synthesised the first coordination-free germanium analogue of cyclobutadiene. The tetragermacyclobutadiene has a ...
Bahram Shadzi was a chemical engineer long before he got into the solar energy business and founded Valley Center's Cosmic Solar. Tuesday morning, he took to the white board and gave members of the Valley Center Professional Referral Organization (PRO) group a lesson in the chemistry of solar ...
Friday afternoon, students and faculty crowded the Knutson Center to hear alumni talk about the importance of chemistry. Topics ranged from the job market to disease research. This anniversary coincides with the opening of the Integrated Science Center on campus. Professors hope students take away a ...
Researchers have managed to perfectly join strips of two mismatched 2D crystals to create an atomically flat light-emitting diode (LED). What makes crystals different from amorphous solids is their highly ordered structure; each atom is precisely arranged. Trying to join chemically distinct crystals with ...
Mirjafari earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from University of Isfahan, Iran in 2009. He then joined University of South Alabama as a postdoctoral fellow in 2010. Since 2012, Mirjafari has been an associate professor of chemistry at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL. His research focuses on ...
Uniqsis announces HotChip™ - a new standalone heater module that provides precise temperature control of flow chemistry glass static mixer (GSM) chip reactors. The Uniqsis range of chemically-resistant borosilicate glass chip reactor blocks can be used as static mixers to ensure effective mixing before ...


 

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