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4D imaging with liquid crystal microlenses

Researchers reporting in ACS Nano have developed self-assembling liquid crystal microlenses that can reveal 4D information in one snapshot.
15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Making tiny antennas for wearable electronics


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Estimating the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining

Researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology have estimated that past and future environmental impacts of Bitcoin mining could be lower than previously thought.
15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exposure to air pollutants from power plants varies by race, income and geography

Researchers report in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology that pollutant exposure varies with certain demographic factors.
15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Prior exposure to pollutants could underlie increased diabetes risk of Indian immigrants

Researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology have linked high levels of DDT in Indian immigrants in the U.S. with risk factors for diabetes.
15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

PFASs from ski wax bioaccumulate at Nordic resort

Researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology have found that certain perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) found in ski wax bioaccumulate and biomagnify in the food chain at a Nordic skiing area.
1-Nov-2019 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Combatting air pollution with nature

Technologies to mitigate pollution have become widespread in recent years, but scientists are now exploring a new, pared-down approach: using nature to restore ecological balance. They report their findings in ACS’ Environmental Science &...
1-Nov-2019 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Upcycling polyethylene plastic waste into lubricant oils

Researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have developed a catalyst that can transform polyethylene –– the type of plastic used to make grocery bags –– into high-quality liquid products, such as motor oils and waxes.
18-Oct-2019 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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New Ingredients Keep Us Screaming for Ice Cream

Scientists in Wisconsin have discovered an ingredient that prevents the formation of ice crystals that can spoil the smooth, silky texture of ice cream and other frozen foods. The substance, which acts like an antifreeze, is non-toxic and doesn't...
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