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New device uses carbon nanotubes to detect marijuana in human breath

17 hours 8 min ago
A prototype breathalyzer senses the psychoactive cannabinoid THC

Chemists use atomic manipulation to nudge cyclo[18]carbon into being

16 August, 2019 - 17:50
Probe microscopy helps researchers create and visualize a carbon allotrope that was first predicted in the 1980s

Olaplex wins $91 million in suit against L'Oréal

16 August, 2019 - 16:00
Jury award compensates the startup firm for losses over hair-protection knockoff

Scuba-diving spiders inspire carbon dioxide conversion

16 August, 2019 - 15:52
Gas-trapping coating on copper electrode boosts carbon dioxide reduction efficiency

Fatty acid-drug conjugate kills cancer cells in mice

15 August, 2019 - 22:47
The drug delivery system mimics dietary fatty acids and tricks tumor cells into taking up the conjugate

Kary Mullis dies at age 74

15 August, 2019 - 22:33
Biochemist received Nobel Prize for invention of PCR and attracted controversy for positions on climate change and AIDS

UK surprises with scientist immigration changes

15 August, 2019 - 21:04
Prime minister proposes removing visa cap, loosening other requirements

Extreme weather will cause more air-quality related deaths in China

15 August, 2019 - 21:01
Severe weather may worsen air quality for 85% of China's population

Domo to buy Solvay's European nylon assets

15 August, 2019 - 17:00
Sale will clear the way for BASF's purchase of Solvay's global nylon business

Database of endocrine disruptors focuses on experimental evidence

14 August, 2019 - 18:12
Analysis of substances suggests no correlation between chemical structure and biological effects

Aramco to buy stake in Reliance's chemicals and refining business

12 August, 2019 - 21:23
Purchase would deepen the state oil company's commitment to chemicals

Shocked into action: Bhopal's legacy in the US

12 August, 2019 - 07:00
The disaster's legacy remains a work in progress at the interface of the chemical industry and the public

In the name of community outreach, chemical firms invest in education

12 August, 2019 - 07:00
Industry sees an opportunity to engage with communities while ensuring a field of well-trained recruits

Environmental engineer Lupita Montoya scrutinizes air quality inside nail salons

12 August, 2019 - 01:15
The University of Colorado Boulder researcher poses artful solution to nail salons' indoor air pollution

Mice fed a low-methionine diet respond better to cancer treatments

12 August, 2019 - 01:15
The special diet seems to aid treatments that target 1-carbon metabolism

Catalysts turn racemic mixtures into single enantiomers

12 August, 2019 - 01:15
Light-driven deracemization process may offer general strategy for turning unwanted isomers into more useful mirror-image forms

Smartphone sensor sniffs out plant disease

12 August, 2019 - 01:15
A new smartphone sensor may help farmers detect devastating plant diseases

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