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Two chemical makers ready stock offerings

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - 15 hours 1 min ago
AlzChem and Venator prepare to offer shares in first half of 2017

How does the universe hide its solid iron?

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - 15 hours 1 min ago
Probably not in pure grains, according to one team of rocketeer researchers

Ag giants fight for deal approvals

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 16:19
Antitrust regulators still haven’t okayed three agrochemical mergers

Avantium buys Liquid Light

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:15
Assets of start-up focused on making chemicals from CO2 go to Dutch research firm

Cutting coal has reduced atmospheric mercury in northeastern U.S.

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 15:46
Decreased pollution from coal-fired power plants has led to a decline in the region’s atmospheric mercury since 2000

The Coffee Project Revisited: Teaching Research Skills to Forensic Chemists

Journal of Chemical Education - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 15:35

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00600

Using Greener Gels To Explore Rheology

Journal of Chemical Education - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 06:39

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00584

Gecko-inspired adhesion controlled by light

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:48
Adhesive grips and releases objects thanks to UV-triggered azobenzene chemistry

Making aptamers with biology’s help

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:32
RNA sequences from riboswitches and ribozymes provide scaffolds that help aptamers work better in cells

Big data technique predicts 12% of unknown protein structures

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:30
Milestone in modeling yields 100 new protein folds

NSF-funded self-driving car on display at Washington Auto Show public policy forum

National Science Foundation - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 13:15

NSF investments helped develop the technology that allows this car to operate autonomously.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova will participate in MobilityTalks International, a public policy forum hosted by the Washington Auto Show on Jan. 24.

Córdova, accompanied by an NSF-funded self-driving Cadillac SRX, will highlight the essential role federal, ...
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On-demand pain relief, triggered by light

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 13:04
Injectable material can be repeatedly stimulated with near-infrared light to release painkillers

Biogen pays $1.25 billion to protect a blockbuster drug

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:14
Licensing agreement with Forward Pharma will ensure rights to the multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera

Civil suit filed against University of Hawaii for lab explosion

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:33
Injured researcher Thea Ekins-Coward and her spouse allege negligence and emotional distress

AkzoNobel unveils global research challenge

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:56
Seeks partners to codevelop sustainable chemistries

Opioid side effects blocked by targeting sensory neurons

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:20
Study in mice proposes mechanism for why patients seeking pain relief need higher and higher opioid doses over time

Biogen pays $1.25 billion
 to protect a blockbuster drug

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:01
Licensing agreement with Forward Pharma will ensure rights to the multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera

AkzoNobel unveils global research challenge

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:18
Seeks partners to codevelop sustainable chemistries

Specialized coatings help detect gravitational waves

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:10
A 2-µm-thick film helped produce the ultrareflective mirrors needed to confirm Einstein’s century-old prediction

EPA cranks out toxics rules during Obama’s last days in office

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:09
Agency proposes processes for identifying and evaluating high-risk chemicals