Simulations show iron catalyzes corrosion in 'inert' carbon dioxide

Iron that rusts in water theoretically shouldn't corrode in contact with an "inert" supercritical fluid of carbon dioxide. But it does. The reason has eluded materials scientists to now, but a team at Rice University has a theory that could contribute to new strategies to protect iron from the environment.
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Everything You Need to Know About the Ace of Wands Tarot Card

Have you been feeling stuck? Are you bored, plagued by a total lack of inspiration, searching for that joie de vivre? Or maybe you're just looking for the motivation to begin something (anything!) new? Never fear, my darling, because all of that is about to change when the Ace of Wands tarot card appears!
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Researchers are getting closer to answering the centuries-old question of how to label cannabis varieties — a necessary step to bring the plant into mainstream agriculture. Packets of cannabis seeds line the shelves of legal grow shops in Madrid. Many carry labels reporting the percentage of Sativa and indica, two types of cannabis. Breeders often label plants that produce a more exciting high as Sativa and plants that provide a more mellow feeling as indica, suggesting that cross-breeding tailors that buzz. The conceit is widespread. Botanist Jonathan Page at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, says he sees the same at local grow shops.

Iodine in Desert Wind Eats Up Ozone

When winds loft desert dust high into the atmosphere, iodine in the dust can trigger chemical reactions that destroy some air pollution, but it can also let greenhouse gases stick around longer. “Iodine, the same chemical added as a nutrient to table salt, is eating up ozone in dusty air...

Prebiotic Muffins and an Air of Unreality

Suppose I gave you a cookbook with a recipe for muffins that read like this:. All-purpose flour OR unmilled grain (either may work, or not, depending on conditions). Some, but not too much. Be reasonable. Eggs if you have them. Not sure how many. Maybe none. Sugar: glucose, sucrose, and...

New Prairie Building a Culture of Lifesaving

(New Carlisle, IN) - Five years ago Sunday, New Prairie High School student Mark Mayfield collapsed in a school hallway and died from an undiagnosed heart condition. Since then, the New Prairie school community has increased its efforts to build a lifesaving culture. Leading the charge is biomedical teacher Tonya...

Idaho State University Chemistry Student Earns Fellowship From American Chemical Society

An Idaho State University undergrad has taken home an honor from the American Chemical Society. Recently, senior Biochemistry major Anthony Davis was named the 2022 recipient of the Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship “sponsors the participation of a young international green chemistry scholar in a green chemistry technical meeting, conference or training program.” Davis took home the award for synthesizing adhesives using petroleum waste byproduct, garlic essential oils, and plant-derived terpenes.
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Researchers Say Forgetfulness Can Be a Good Thing. Here’s Why

For exclusive access to all our stories, including sequences, teacher tips, video classes, and more, join Outside+ today. It hits you while you’re in line at the grocery store. Or sitting at your desk. Or stuck in traffic. You cannot remember the name of your high school science teacher. How could this happen? You spent a year with this person, trudging through chemistry—and now, nothing. You’re losing it, you tell yourself. Maybe your memory is not as sharp as it used to be. Or maybe not. A new theory from researchers proposes that this type of forgetfulness isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Life Story: Dr. Alfred Santangelo, 94; Longtime Township Doctor

Dr. Alfred Santangelo, 94, passed away on January 20 at Care One in Bound Brook. Dr. Santangelo was born May 31, 1927, in New Brunswick to the late John and Amelia (Corrente) Santangelo. He was a lifelong resident of Somerset. Dr. Santangelo attended St. Peter’s grammar and high school. He...

OMG Hires Product Development Chemist

OMG Roofing Products has named Brittany deRonde of Westfield, Mass., to the newly created position of product development chemist. In her new role, deRonde will work with the product managers and development team to address unmet market needs with innovative new adhesive and sealant solutions based on advanced engineering. She reports to Cecile Mejean, director of new product development and innovation.

Omicron variant: COVID is in the air, 15 tips to avoid getting infected

Omicron shakes the world, almost two months after its appearance, with an exponential growth of cases. The variant identified in South Africa caused 21.9 million new infections globally in the last seven days, 10% more than in the previous week (19.8 million), according to data from the Worldometers site, which compiles statistics on the coronavirus.

Why Environmental Chemistry Is The Next Best Subject To Study

Environmental Chemistry (aka Green Chemistry) is the next best thing to study today for a brilliant tomorrow, we say. A scientific field that is rapidly undergoing evolution, propelled by our current world situation, Environmental Chemistry holds phenomenal possibilities of research, development, and phenomenal career success. Here’s the reason why you should believe it.

Nelson’s “Western Express” article was named Best of Year

Gordon Nelson, A prominent professor and fellow in chemistry at the American Chemical Society, recognizes another topic: his excellence in the history of postal services in the western United States. Nelson’s 30-page article “Langton’s Humboldt Express” March 2020 version Western Express (Excerpt from here)Won the Basil C. Pierce Award from...

Outer Banks Season 3: Possible Confirmation & Renewal Status in 2022!

Who’s excited for the third season of Outer Banks? Our wait may not be as long as previously thought if the newest rumors are to be believed. To the delight of Outer Banks fans everywhere, we can now reveal the official premiere date for the third and final season of the show.

APAC, Europe, America region to emerge as lucrative growth avenue for Metabolite Chemistry Reagents market by 2026

An analysis of Metabolite Chemistry Reagents market has been provided in the latest report added by Market Study Report that primarily focuses on the market trends, demand spectrum, and future prospects of this industry over the forecast period. Furthermore, the report provides a detailed statistical overview in terms of trends outlining the geographical opportunities and contributions by prominent industry share contenders.

Alpha-rich 'young' stars are actually not young

The alpha-rich giant stars with theoretical young ages have been treated as an abnormal population, since they cannot be understood in the canonical scheme of the Galactic chemical evolution. A new study led by Ph.D. student Zhang Meng and Prof. Zhang Huawei from Peking University as well as Dr. Xiang...