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Clean water-treatment option to target sporadic outbreaks

An environmentally friendly technology to zap outbreak-causing viruses and bacteria from public drinking water has been developed by scientists. The protein-based photocatalyst uses light to generate hydrogen peroxide to eliminate E. coli,...

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2016 Nobel Prize Winner – The Countdown Begins……

On Wednesday, October 5, the winner or winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be announced in Stockholm. In anticipation, molecular-minded scientists have begun feverishly tweeting and blogging their predictions online....

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Researchers redefine the rules of hypervalency

Dr Marcus Durrant, a Reader in Northumbria’s Department of Applied Sciences, realized that the understanding of hypervalency in the Lewis theory of chemical bonding was flawed . The Lewis model, which was...