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C&EN congratulates Dan Fagin on winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation” (Bantam Books). C&EN’s Rudy Baum reviewed “Toms River” last May.

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Check out images that communicate the beauty and wonder of chemistry.

April 16, 2014

Chemical Secrets Of Starfish Stickiness

Biomimicry: Researchers study how the sea creature roams its underwater environment without getting swept away

April 16, 2014

Seawater Survey Traces Loss Of Himalayan Glaciers

Climate Change: The salinity and oxygen-18 content of the Bay of Bengal show that Himalayan glaciers are losing ground

April 15, 2014

Manganese Dioxide Nanoparticles Increase Tumor Vulnerability To Radiation Therapy

Nanomedicine: The particles react with hydrogen peroxide to increase oxygen levels and pH in tumors

April 14, 2014

Promising Solar Cell Materials Also Emit Laser Light

Materials: Perovskites convert absorbed light into emitted light with surprisingly high efficiency

April 14, 2014

Laying Out The Attainable

Climate Change: Major technology changes could still restrain global warming to a maximum of 2 °C above preindustrial levels, UN report says

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