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'Artificial Photosynthetic System' Using Only Common Elements Turns Sunlight and CO2 Into Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, power, chemistry, research, discoveries )

- 32 days ago -
There actually is an extremely powerful and efficient technology for capturing carbon dioxide and storing the energy from sunlight - it's called photosynthesis.
Four New Elements Are Added to the Periodic Table
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, environment, discovery, Elements, Periodic Table, International, Union, Pure, Applied, Chemistry )

- 1267 days ago -
Groups of scientists in the United States, Russia and Japan had more to celebrate last week than New Year's, when the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) announced the addition of four new elements to the periodic table.
Scientists Stunned: This Wonder Metal Could Change Cars, Planes, Spacecraft
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, GeneticEngineering, metal, chemistry )

- 1278 days ago -
This artificial met can change the world.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

- 1744 days ago -
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, life, science, space, research, investigation, discovery, energy, physics, chemistry, biology, aliens )

- 1815 days ago -
So what are some of the top mysteries keeping scientists busy? Here's our top ten:
Amazing Chemistry Facts You Never Knew (Well, Not All of Them!)
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, chemistry, facts )

- 1895 days ago -
A very interesting set of facts - some familiar, others perhaps not!
Controversial T. Rex Soft Tissue Discovery Finally Has An Explinantion
Science & Tech  (tags: T-Rex, controversial, soft tissue, discovery, explination, chemistry )

- 2035 days ago -
The controversial discovery of 68-million-year-old soft tissue from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex finally has a physical explanation. According to new research, iron in the dinosaur's body preserved the tissue before it could decay.
68 Nobel Prize-Winning Scientists Endorse President Obama's Science Policies
Science & Tech  (tags: Nobel laureates, science, Obama, chemistry, medicine, scientists, interesting )

- 2439 days ago -
The Center for American Progress Action Fund today received an open letter co-signed by 68 Nobel laureates in physics, chemistry, and medicine. The letter strongly endorses President Barack Obama's science policies.
New Elements Added to Chemistry's Periodic Table
Science & Tech  (tags: New elements, chemistry, periodic table )

- 2938 days ago -
Two new elements have been added to the periodic table after a three-year review by the governing bodies of chemistry and physics.The elements are currently unnamed, but they are both highly radioactive and exist for less than a second before decaying....
Chemists Turn Gold to Purple -- On Purpose: Color Change Confirms a New Way to Harvest Energy From Sunlight
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Sunlight, science, chemistry )

- 3071 days ago -
Professor Richard Watt and his chemistry students suspected that a common protein could potentially react with sunlight and harvest its energy -- similar to what chlorophyll does during photosynthesis.
Was Complex Life on Earth Chemically Jump Started? New Findings Say
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, evolution, chemistry, science, scientists, research, discovery )

- 3192 days ago -
The evolution of complex life forms may have gotten a jump start billions of years ago, when geologic events caused large quantities of phosphorus to wash into the oceans. Phosphorus, an essential element for all living cells named after the Greek mythogy
50 Best Blogs for Chemistry Students
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemistry, Students, Internet, Blogs, Science )

- 3358 days ago -
Have a look at the listed 50 best blogs in the article for chemistry students to see how much they can help. They are written by professors, professionals, and even students just like you.
Cheaper Catalyst Cleans Diesel-Car Fumes
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemistry, emission standards, greenhouse gases, fuel economy, fuel-efficient cars, platinum-free material )

- 3376 days ago -
The expensive platinum catalyst that cleans diesel-car exhaust fumes can be replaced with cheaper materials, chemists have discovered.
Diamonds Become Stronger When Squeezed Rapidly Under Extreme Conditions
Science & Tech  (tags: Properties of diamond, Chemistry, Compression, Science, Technology )

- 3435 days ago -
Most people know that diamond is one of the hardest solids on Earth, so strong that it can easily cut through glass and steel.

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