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Berkeley Lab and University of Hawaii research outlines the story of soot, with implications for cleaner-burning fuels.
A group of organic chemicals that are considered carcinogens and pollutants today on Earth, but are also thought to be the building blocks for the origins of life, may hold clues to how carbon-rich chemicals created in stars are processed and recycled in space.
The growth in construction and automobile industries, the rising penetration in end-use industries and the rising crude oil prices are the major drivers which facilitate and boost the growth of
Researchers at ITbM, Nagoya University developed a new nickel catalyst with a "Kabuto-like" structure that was found to catalyze the cross-coupling reaction between carbonyl compounds and readily available phenol derivatives, to form alpha-arylketones, which are found in many biologically active compounds (Kabuto = a helmet worn by Japanese samurai).
The very same beer that many people enjoy at backyard barbeques could, when used as a marinade, help reduce the formation of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats. The study appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Decreased exposure to air pollution in utero is linked with improved childhood developmental scores and higher levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a key protein for brain development.
Dangerous new carcinogenic compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions, such as those found in vehicle exhaust or grilling meat, have been discovered.
Maternal psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child's behavioral development.
Scientists have known for a while that tobacco smoke, diesel exhaust and oil combustion are sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) that are known to cause cancer.
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