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Why One Researcher Marched for Science

Lisa Klein, from the materials science and engineering department at Rutgers University, commented on the March for Science at an April 21 talk to the chemistry department at Lehman College in the Bronx.  

April 22, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

The Specter of Chemical and Biological Weapons

Efforts to harness the power of toxic chemicals and deadly organisms have been at the core of chemical and biological attacks throughout history. This package chronicles such incidents before and after Syria's recent alleged chemical weapon attack on civilians outside Damascus

April 4, 2017

Caging Chemical Weapons

Scientists have created hollow molecules to trap toxic gases such as sarin

April 4, 2017 — Elisabeth Ratcliffe and ChemistryWorld

Pulling the String on Yo-Yo Weight Gain

Mice that lost weight and then gained back more than they lost maintained an obesity-type microbiome that affected biochemicals involved in either burning or adding fat--suggesting interventions. 

March 18, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day is Around the Corner