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Chemistry World July 2009
Chemistry World Podcast
02.03: Finding the toxic species that seed Alzheimer's?
05.10: Sugars to stop termites in their tracks
08.05: Colin McInnes describes solar sailing
14.41: Super-light molecular sponges soak up hydrogen
16.44: Nanotubes accelerate pollutant uptake by plants
20.53: Chemistry in its Element - Erbium
27.03: Tracking down toxic mushrooms
29.05: Salt crystals drawn into wires
32.23: The chemical conundrum - what did British scientist William Bird Herapath discover in 1852 when he added tincture of iodine to the urine of dogs that had been fed quinine?
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14 June 2009
Scientists probe synthetic proteins to identify key toxic species responsible for Alzheimer's plaques
08 June 2009
Sugar derivative that blocks insects' immune system could find application in pest control
Flying through space by catching sunlight on ultra-thin sails could revolutionise space travel - and the idea could soon take off, says Ned Stafford
09 June 2009
Covalent organic frameworks shown to have high gas adsorption properties for potential applications in fuel storage or carbon capture
10 June 2009
Carbon nanotubes pierce plant cell walls, increasing uptake of atmospheric pollutants
24 May 2009
A simple compound has been found to be the toxic culprit in a highly poisonous Asian mushroom
26 May 2009
Normally brittle salt crystals can be pulled into nanowires that extend by more than twice their own length without breaking
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