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2011-05-20 13:02:11

Bitter cumin is used extensively in traditional medicine to treat a range of diseases from vitiligo to hyperglycemia.

2011-04-01 00:51:09

Scientists led by Carnegie Mellon University chemist Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are using electricity from a battery to drive atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), a widely used method of creating industrial plastics.

2011-02-28 14:34:25

Fear of free radicals may be exaggerated, according to scientists from Karolinska Institutet.

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2011-01-21 07:47:28

Couples who have trouble conceiving could find help from antioxidants such as vitamin E and zinc, according to a new review of more than 30 studies.

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2010-11-01 13:41:27

A team of scientists has, for the first time, completely characterized an important chemical reaction that is critical to the formation of ground-level ozone in urban areas.

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2010-10-29 07:43:59

Team says current models may underestimate ozone levels; findings made by characterizing rates of key chemical reactions.

2010-10-07 05:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Created to entice and excite the shrewd, the savvy, and the sophisticated, a unique online shopping destination, VelvetRadical.com will officially launch at 10:10 am PDT on October 10, 2010.

2010-10-05 15:08:16

The most toxic free radical appears responsible for much of the lung damage that can result from oxygen therapy in the critically ill or injured.

2010-07-22 14:21:00

Randy Eager Named Chief Executive Officer PITTSBURGH, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Randy Eager has been named CEO at ATRP Solutions, a Carnegie Mellon University spin-out which develops polymeric materials for personal care products, paints, adhesives, coatings and life sciences applications.

2010-07-21 12:24:23

By swapping out one specific hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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