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A demonstration of molecular chirality using 3-D atomic models in the lab. Credit: J. Waser/EPFL. Many chemical molecules can exist in nature together with their mirror counterparts; like hands, two compounds can be made up of the same atoms in the same overall structure but in opposite orientations, i.e. ...
The artist, who chooses to remain anonymous both by name and gender, has been swamped with orders through online and other retail channels for "chemical Formula Accessory" items that show how atoms are bonded together in chemical compounds. Measuring only 8 millimeters, the regular ...

The City Council in 2011 approved a resolution outlawing synthetic marijuana, and in 2015 statewide legislation passed banning more than 1,000 chemical compounds found in marijuana. More: Corpus Christi sees rise in synthetic marijuana arrests. More: More than 8 pounds of synthetic marijuana seized.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which inspects goods entering the country, recently introduced a hand-held device that allows officers to get an instant read on the chemical compounds inside packaging, sparing them from direct contact with a substance, said spokesman Jaime Ruiz. If the reading is ...
This poem was written by Charles Baudelaire in 1857, when scientists didn't really know what the smell of death was. Perhaps Baudelaire's morbid curiosity inspired the work of the German physician Ludwig Brieger, who a couple of decades later for the first time described the main chemical compounds ...
FILE - In this June 6, 2017 file photo, a reporter holds up an example of the amount of fentanyl that can be DEAdly after a news conference about deaths from fentanyl exposure, at DEA Headquarters in Arlington Va. Some large law enforcement agencies have recently abandoned the routine chemical field ...

A fascination with medicine and chemical compounds, for good and for not-good-at-all, illuminates her work. The heroine of her novel "A Beautiful Poison," published last August, has a "passion for scientific discovery" and a fearless determination to solve a murder. Last fall, together with Nate Pedersen, ...
While the study emphasizes the aerosols released by these volatile chemical compounds they are not a major source of these particles. The primary source of PM2.5 globally is unpaved roads and fires. The science surrounding PM2.5 is unclear in so many ways. First and foremost, it is uncertain whether ...
Back in the heyday of antibiotic development in the mid-20th century several different chemical compounds were found to have antibacterial properties. However, only a few of these compounds were ever developed into antimicrobial drugs. This has led the microbiologists based at the University of Leeds ...
A research team lead by Prof Sam LI from the Department of chemistry, NUS has developed two types of analytical sensors which can detect these nerve agents and other toxic chemical compounds in an easier way, providing the results in a much shorter time. One of the sensors, which targets non-water ...
It could even predict yields for chemical compounds not originally included in the training set. In short, the machine learning algorithm was able to handle data that ordinary chemists couldn't. The researchers hope that their algorithm could simplify the process of making synthetic compounds, particularly in ...
Michael Bossert, Head of Strategic Alliances at Enamine, commented: "The drug discovery industry has an enormous interest in new chemical compounds. Our REAL concept provides an efficient solution for virtual screening initiatives and analog searches to our clients, who appreciate going beyond the ...
New Delhi: chemical compounds that were discarded way back in the 1940s have been found to be useful in developing new antibiotics, recent research has shown. scientists at University of Leeds are working on a family of compounds, known as actinorhodins, which was originally identified as having ...
In the heyday of antibiotic development in the mid-20th century many different chemical compounds with antibacterial properties were examined, but only a small proportion were selected for development into drugs. With modern-day diseases becoming increasingly resistant to existing drugs, biological ...
In the heyday of antibiotic development in the mid-20th century, many different chemical compounds with antibacterial properties were examined, but only a small proportion were selected for development into drugs. But with modern-day diseases becoming increasingly resistant to those drugs, biological ...
WASHINGTON -- Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned the public about the herbal supplement kratom in a statement on Tuesday, saying "There is no evidence to indicate that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use" and likening its chemical compounds to opioids.
cannabis contains over 113 different chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. THC is the most infamous of these since this is the compound that provides the high. However, in 2018 it's important women clearly understand the benefits of CBD, which has no psychoactive effect and a growing list of ...

... 113 active chemical compounds in cannabis, the most famous of which is tetrahydrocannabinol, more popularly known as THC. This component is what causes the euphoric, sometimes hallucinogenic high that comes with smoking -- and in some cases, it's been linked to the development of psychosis.
Indiana residents care more about the environment than you might think, a new poll suggests. Top among their concerns are improving air quality, cleaning up polluted waterways, protecting wildlife and reversing climate change. Dwight Adams/IndyStar. The United States of Toxins: This map shows the ...
Important tricyclic chemical compounds with efficient chirality control. Date: December 28, 2017; Source: Osaka University; Summary: Researchers have developed a highly efficient way to produce chiral multi-centered fused tricyclic compounds of which core structure is often found in bioactive compounds including ...
Las Vegas police and SWAT officers surround a home of Nicolai Howard Mork as they clear the property, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Mork, who had been free on bail for three months while fighting explosives and firearms charges, was arrested late Wednesday on counts of terrorism and ...
Brigadier-General Zaher al-Sakat - who served as head of chemical warfare in Syria's powerful 5th Division until he defected in 2013 - said Assad has hidden hundreds of tonnes of the nation's chemical arsenal despite claiming he had given over their entire supply to the United Nations. In 2014, Syria was ...
CARY, N.C. -- Two scientists with Duke University say they have found chemical compounds in the same family as GenX in Jordan Lake and the Town of Cary's drinking water. Though the chemical compounds were in the same family as GenX, it is important to note that no GenX was found in any of the ...
One of about 85,000 chemicals registered in the United States are not tested for in drinking water. One of them is GenX, a man-made compound that manufacturing facilities have discharged into North Carolina's Cape Fear River for decades. In the second of a two-part series, NewsHour Weekend visits the ...
If you've ever stepped in poison ivy, you likely know what's coming next: an itchy blistering red rash wherever the leaves made contact with your skin. But it's not the leaves themselves that are the problem. It's the oily chemical coating the leaves, urushiol, that makes your ankles beg for ointment. Urushiol is ...
Denis Fourches wants to make the search for new drugs faster and less expensive. So he uses powerful computers to help model interactions between chemical compounds and biological targets to predict the compound's effectiveness, thus narrowing the field of potential drug candidates for testing and ...
Many plants, including the wild tomato species used in this study, produce chemical compounds to repel insect pests and other hungry herbivores. But those same chemical defenses can reduce the number of visits to the plant by pollinators such as bees, resulting in less pollination of individual plants and ...
Is the government hiding evidence of Planet X? conspiracy theorists claim world leaders are spraying our skies with chemicals to stop us seeing mythical world 'Nibiru'. Last month, conspiracy theorists predicted that the end was nigh, as Planet X, or Nibiru, was set to trigger a series of earthquakes that ...
"The larger the spine, the more different types of receptors that capture some of the chemical compounds from the environment can be found there. These compounds are secreted by the adjacent neuron to the extracellular matrix in the synaptic cleft and participate in the signal transmission. Our group was ...
Sometimes those nuances come from added ingredients, but often they result from the brewing process itself. Whether you're picking up tropical fruit aromas in an IPA or tasting coffee in a stout, the chemical compounds in yeast, malt, and hops that emerge in the brewing process can create some incredible ...
"Compared to older tests, our approach allows for very accurate and high-throughput screening of chemical compounds that cause DNA damage and, potentially, cancer in humans," comments Prof. Fornace, who is also a member of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The team's PNAS ...
A new biomarker test developed by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive cancer Center and their colleagues can help predict, with up to 90 percent certainty, which chemical compounds can cause DNA damage that could lead to cancer. The study was published early online the week of ...
For decades mass spectrometers have offered a relatively fast and highly sensitive way to analyze and detect chemical compounds. But their ...
... must not contain growth promotants, feed additives and other chemical compounds may restrict the amount of beef that is initially available for export to China.
A prevalent lipid (fat) theory of anesthetic action had been based on the fact that all anesthetics are "hydrophobic" chemical compounds, ...
David Barnes, President and CEO of Watermark Retirement Communities. "I'm thinking about compounds. Not chemical compounds, however.
... of chemically polluting a Michigan water system once accepted toxic sludge from a leather tannery that used the same chemical compounds, ...
Alcohol extraction is a process of removing essential oils, fats, and other chemical compounds from plants. Any plant as a matter of fact. Alcohol ...
sulfate A family of chemical compounds that are related to sulfuric acid (H2SO4). Sulfates occur naturally in drinking water. sulfuric acid A ...
The chemical compounds -- organic peroxides used to make a gamut of products from plastics to paints -- became unstable and exploded in ...
... program to assess the health risks of various chemical compounds and as a go-to encyclopedia for state agencies on their impacts on human ...
"But we suspect that it's really the thousands of nutrients, minerals, and other natural chemical compounds present in foods that are high in ...
... on Wednesday that Callebaut spent years working with Jacobs University, a private institution in Germany, to study the chemical compounds ...
The Company reports that recently identified novel chemical compounds that activate NR2F6 have key structural elements that make them ...
Employees at the site, as well as the two other suspected chemical compounds, have been widely sanctioned by the U.S. After the Khan ...
... the Arkema plant in Crosby since flooding from Harvey knocked out the refrigeration needed to keep chemical compounds from catching fire.
On Thursday, Rich Rennard, an executive at Arkema, said the chemical compounds were transferred to refrigerated containers after power was ...
WILMINGTON -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has identified two additional chemical compounds related to ...
During heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, the complex lost the ability to refrigerate chemical compounds that need to be kept cool. At least ...
A separate study found avocado seed husks, typically tossed out with the seed, contain chemical compounds with potential value in medical ...


 

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