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Physics may be a small but crucial fraction of our reality

Physics may be a small but crucial fraction of our reality | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Just how much of physics is real, and how much of reality is physics? That’s a theme uniting four major new books in the field
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When life gives you lemons, make catalysts

When life gives you lemons, make catalysts | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Lemon juice both biocatalyst and solvent in the synthesis of organic compounds
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Richard Dawkins Explains Why There Was Never a First Human Being

Richard Dawkins Explains Why There Was Never a First Human Being | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it

Last year, right before publishing his illustrated children's book The Magic of Reality, Richard Dawkins appeared at The New Yorker Festival and walked the crowd through a short thought experiment. Imagine pulling out your family genealogy.
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Drugging the epigenome

Drugging the epigenome | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Drugs that change how your genes are switched on or off could change how we treat many diseases, as Rachel Brazil discovers
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The Nobel Prizes in Science 2016

The Nobel Prizes in Science 2016 | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
The Nobel Prizes in Science 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology press release Advanced Information Nobel Prize in Physics press release Background Advanced Information
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Drawing a line under the chemical bond

Drawing a line under the chemical bond | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Bond paths give us answers to questions we have overlooked when explaining molecules
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Don’t Know Much About Nanotech? Join Futurography to Find Out.

Don’t Know Much About Nanotech? Join Futurography to Find Out. | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
So I know nanotech is both really tiny and a really big deal. Thanks for getting that joke out of the way. But also my eyes glaze over whenever someon
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The most extreme jobs in science

The most extreme jobs in science | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
From crocodile behaviourist to faecal transplant technician, in the latest BBC Focus we look at some of the most extraordinary jobs in science – here’s a taster from a volcanologist.
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Transition metal material captures inert neon

Transition metal material captures inert neon | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
First interaction between neon and a transition metal could lead to selective gas capture
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Sorry, Folks. The LHC Didn’t Find a New Particle After All

Sorry, Folks. The LHC Didn’t Find a New Particle After All | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Physicists keeping on trying to prove the Standard Model wrong, and they keep failing.
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This Week in Chemistry – Sweat-Powered Sock Sensors, and Chemical Traces on Phones

This Week in Chemistry – Sweat-Powered Sock Sensors, and Chemical Traces on Phones | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on how your phone carries a chemical imprint of your lifestyle, how bird dro…
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Yoshinori Ohsumi – a deserving winner of the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine

Yoshinori Ohsumi – a deserving winner of the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Ohsumi, autophagy pioneer.
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Connectosomes smuggle drugs across membranes

Connectosomes smuggle drugs across membranes | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Engineered vesicles could cut drug side-effects by delivering them straight into cells using cellular ‘airlocks’
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The explosive chemistry that cleans up your car exhaust - BBC News

The explosive chemistry that cleans up your car exhaust - BBC News | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Platinum helps burn up nasty gases in your car exhaust. Prof Andrea Sella demonstrates this explosive chemistry of catalysis.
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Bacterial compass components give up cosmic clues | Chemistry World

Bacterial compass components give up cosmic clues | Chemistry World | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Trace radioactive iron residues forged in a stellar furnace are hints to fundamental mysteries
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