I am standing in front of a sign in a more than hundred-year-old room in the Russell Senate building: “This room has been the site of many significant Senate investigative hearings…” The first one on the list is the “Sinking of the Titanic – Sen. 1,801 more words
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Vitamin C's effects on children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy explored at chemists' monthly dinner discussion
When you hear about vitamin C at this time of year (winter), it’s usually in relation to treating colds, albeit science hasn’t confirmed all of the… 349 more words
The American Chemical Society has taken a very proactive position in reinforcing scientific standards through its involvement in forensic reform and progress. A notable aspect of this group is its university and industrial component membership base that conforms to legitimate scientific standards. 114 more words
3-D printing is one of those newish bits of tech that’s been all the rage in recent years.
Need a wrench on the International Space Station? 265 more words
Viruses do more than cause colds; check out their usefulness to materials science at an ACS dinner lecture
When it comes to making stuff on a nanoscale, humans ain’t got nothin’ on viruses.
Those little wonders of the microscopic world outpace anything human chemists can produce to date in terms of output and quality control on a tiny scale, and so researchers are now turning to re-engineered viruses for a heap of purposes, such as drug delivery and materials fabrication. 221 more words