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February 22, 2017
Nanoscience pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus dies at 86.
Nanoscience pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus dead at 86.
The MIT professor's groundbreaking studies on carbon nanostructures earned her the title "Queen of Carbon Science."
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Researchers take a shine to animal spit.
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Researchers take a shine to animal spit.
Could barnyard animal slobber be a factory for custom proteins?
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Inorganic molten salts make stable colloids.
NANOMATERIALS
Inorganic molten salts make stable colloids.
Colloids of nanoparticles in molten inorganic salts have potential applications as heat-transfer fluids and inorganic thermoelectric materials.
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New nanofertilizer puts nitrogen in its place.
AGRICULTURE
New nanofertilizer puts nitrogen in its place.
A nanoparticle-based fertilizer delivers nitrogen efficiently to plants and could help reduce the harm of agricultural runoff.
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Scott Pruitt heads to EPA.
ENVIRONMENT
Scott Pruitt heads to EPA.
Former Oklahoma attorney general takes the lead of the agency amid controversy and uncertainty.
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A look inside the Crick.
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A look inside the Crick.
Join C&EN's Alex Scott as he talks to researchers and visitors at London's new Francis Crick Institute to get their takes on the expansive facility.
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In other news
BIOTECHNOLOGY
CRISPR patent battle not over yet.
Patent court judges release a long-awaited decision on the dispute over the gene-editing technology, but the legal battle is just beginning.
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The chemistry of sports drinks.
WHAT'S THAT STUFF
The chemistry of sports drinks.
The tasty mixtures of water, sugar, and electrolytes are useful for elite endurance athletes, but what about for normal fitness fans?
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Delivering on spider silk's promise.
BIOBASED MATERIALS
Delivering on spider silk's promise.
Clothing brands are developing prototype products with synthetic spider silk, but scaling up the manufacturing process remains a challenge.
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How a student unintentionally made an explosive.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
How a student unintentionally made an explosive.
A statement obtained by C&EN details what led to a University of Bristol student unintentionally making approximately 40 g of triacetone triperoxide (TATP).
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Turning pennies silver and gold.
CHEMISTRY IN PICTURES
Turning pennies silver and gold.
A New Jersey science teacher wows her students by performing some clever chemistry on pocket change.
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