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New Concrete Recipes Could Cut Cracks

Recipes for concrete that incorporate by-products from the coal and steel industries, like fly ash and slag, could reduce road salt–related cracking. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

May 19, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Candy Lightning

A flashy project from Science Buddies

May 11, 2017 — Science Buddies and Sabine de Brabandere

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 12, 2016 — Elisabeth Ratcliffe and ChemistryWorld

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