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2012-05-30 05:03:45

Twenty of the nation's top high school chemistry students will compete for the team representing the United States at the International Chemistry Olympiad from July 21-30 held just outside Washington, DC. The American Chemical Society hosts the event, Dow is the official sponsor.

2012-05-27 23:02:40

Building on Advocate Health Care’s reputation as one of the nation’s top health systems, four of its hospitals have earned ACS MIDAS+ Platinum Quality Awards, which recognize excellence in

2012-05-24 20:59:17

Sensors that work flawlessly in laboratory settings may stumble when it comes to performing in real-world conditions.

2012-05-17 23:03:49

The Wisconsin Lawnmower Racing Association will present the U.S. Cure Mower Cancer Open, Saturday, June 2 at the Amsoil Speedway in Superior, Wisconsin.

2012-05-03 19:52:34

Researchers at Seattle Children’s Research Institute and their collaborators have discovered a pair of defective genes that cause a rare congenital malformation syndrome that can make it impossible for the child to breathe or eat properly without reparative surgery.

2012-05-02 13:18:13

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series focuses on adaptation of the ubiquitous personal glucose monitor, typically used to test blood sugar levels, for possible home use in testing for viruses and bacteria in human body fluids, food and other substances.

2012-04-30 20:10:05

A team of chemical engineers led by Paul J. Dauenhauer of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered a new, high-yield method of producing the key ingredient used to make plastic bottles from biomass.

2012-04-18 21:09:27

Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a way to reuse — hundreds of times — the expensive, dirt-busting enzymes that boost the cleaning power of laundry detergents and powdered bleaches that now disappear down the drain.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.