Analytical Chemistry

Heroin Analog May Form Carcinogen In Drinking Water

Chemnews // May 29th, 2015
In the mid-1970s, scientists discovered that chlorine disinfectant, a powerful oxidant, converts organic compounds from decaying plant matter in surface waters into carcinogenic trihalomethanes.... 
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Biochemistry

Sensor measures properties of tiny amounts of fluid

Chemnews // May 30th, 2015
The technology uses a photonic crystal fibre (PCF) — an optical fibre in which air channels surround a central core along which light passes. These air channels allow the integration of... 
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Chemical Engineering

Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award

Chemnews // Jan 2nd, 2013
News January 1, 2013 Nominations for the 2013 round are now open Chemical Engineering magazine’s biennial prize is looking to honor the most noteworthy chemical engineering technology... 
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Materials Science

Chemical deterrent from snow fleas identified

Chemnews // May 29th, 2015
Researchers from the University of Leicester have discovered that when it comes to rubbers, textured surfaces, and reproduction, more fluid formulations have greater reliability than those that... 
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Physical Chemistry

Magnetism can control heat, sound

Chemnews // May 29th, 2015
In a recent issue of the journal Nature Materials, the researchers describe how a magnetic field, roughly the size of a medical MRI, reduced the amount of heat flowing through a semiconductor... 
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Chemical Engineering

Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award

News January 1, 2013 Nominations for the 2013 round are now open Chemical Engineering magazine’s biennial prize is looking to...