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Urine Reuse as Fertilizer Is Not Likely to Transfer Antibiotic Resistance

Going “green” with urine carries some potential risks. Now, research published in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) shows this risk is likely to be minimal.
17-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

A heart-healthy protein from bran of cereal crop

Researchers have identified a protein in foxtail millet that can help stave off atherosclerosis in mice genetically prone to the disease. They report their results in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
17-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Australian desalination plant attracts fish

Researchers in Environmental Science & Technology report that a large desalination plant in Australia has the unexpected benefit of attracting some species of fish, increasing their abundance at the discharge site.
13-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Paper-based test could diagnose Lyme disease at early stages

Researchers reporting in ACS Nano have devised a blood test that quickly and sensitively diagnoses the disease at early stages.
16-Dec-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why polar bears at sea have higher pollution levels than those staying on land

Arctic sea-ice is in decline, causing polar bears in the Barents Sea region to alter their feeding and hunting habits. Bears that follow sea-ice to offshore areas have higher pollutant levels than those staying on land — but why? A study in ACS’...
6-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Atomic-scale manufacturing method could enable ultra-efficient computers

Researchers reporting in ACS Nano have developed a new manufacturing process that could enable ultra-efficient atomic computers that store more data and consume 100 times less power.
22-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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On balance, some neonicotinoid pesticides could benefit bees

New research reported in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology on one of the permitted neonicotinoids indicates it effectively controls pests and might even help bees.
22-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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4D imaging with liquid crystal microlenses

Researchers reporting in ACS Nano have developed self-assembling liquid crystal microlenses that can reveal 4D information in one snapshot.
15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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New Ingredients Keep Us Screaming for Ice Cream

Scientists in Wisconsin have discovered an ingredient that prevents the formation of ice crystals that can spoil the smooth, silky texture of ice cream and other frozen foods. The substance, which acts like an antifreeze, is non-toxic and doesn't...
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