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August 16, 2017
Magic mushrooms solved.
Magic mushrooms solved.
We finally know how 'shrooms biosynthesize the psychoactive drug psilocybin, opening the door to large-scale production.
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Power from a snail's pace.
2-D MATERIALS
Power from a snail's pace.
A paper-thin device produces electricity from the slowest human motions.
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Structure of super long, ice-binding protein reported.
STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
Structure of super long, ice-binding protein reported.
Adhesin protein helps Antarctic bacteria stick to ice and photosynthetic diatoms at same time.
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Photochemical risks of watching solar eclipse.
SOLAR ECLIPSE
Photochemical risks of watching solar eclipse.
Looking at the sun can set off damaging radical reactions in the eye.
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What are deodorants and antiperspirants, and how do they fight sweat?
WHAT'S THAT STUFF
What are deodorants and antiperspirants, and how do they fight sweat?
We examine how humans have been controlling stink and soggy armpits for more than a century.
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How do animals glow?
SPEAKING OF CHEMISTRY
How do animals glow?
An illumination of the biochemical distinctions between fluorescence and bioluminescence.
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In other news
POLITICS
Merck's Frazier resigns from Trump's advisory board.
CEO departs in response to President's statements following violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Electricity jump-starts synthesis of 1,2-diamines.
ELECTROSYNTHESIS
Electricity jump-starts synthesis of 1,2-diamines.
Mild electrosynthesis bypasses harsh reactants and environmentally toxic by-products.
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Lack of pipe corrosion control led to Flint's water crisis.
WATER SAFETY
Lack of pipe corrosion control led to Flint's water crisis.
Study finally quantifies exactly how much lead was released into Flint's drinking water.
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The chemistry of air-conditioning.
PERIODIC GRAPHICS
The chemistry of air conditioning.
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains how refrigerants help keep us cool on hot summer days.
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Starting this Sunday: Join C&EN, live from #ACSDC.
ACS MEETINGS
Starting this Sunday: Join C&EN, live from #ACSDC.
C&EN reporters will be live on the ground in Washington, D.C., starting this weekend, curating the most interesting chemistry from the technical program. Follow along at acsmeetings.cenmag.org or by following us on Twitter or Facebook.
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