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For over 40 years scientists have recognized that DDT, a synthetic pesticide, harms bird habitats and is threatening to the environment. Although DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, other countries continue to use it as a pesticide.
Software builds "library" of millions of small, carbon-based molecules chemists might synthesize.
As a national research university, Florida Institute of Technology not only involves its students in research, but also seeks to license and patent its many innovations.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced today that it is on track to register the 50 millionth unique chemical substance in the CAS REGISTRY on September 7.
ONBOARD THE SPACE STATION, ammonia is a good thing. It flows through pipes, carrying heat generated inside the station outside to space. Ammonia helps keep the station habitable. It is also poisonous. If it leaks, astronauts need to know quickly.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.