Technology Allows Inexpensive Extraction of Rare Earth Elements

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New efficient and inexpensive technologies could allow the extraction of rare earth elements, critical components of many electronics and green products, from waste coal ash.

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Brain Chemical Abnormalities Identified in Early Stage Psychosis

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A new method of the brain imaging, MR spectroscopy, has been used to reveal hidden glycine signals in young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

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Detecting phthalates in whisky

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Jen talks with senior scientist Dimple Shah about how these potential endocrine disruptors are found in food and beverages such as distilled beverages and whisky.

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Scientists Reveal the Relationship Between Sugar and Cancer

Scientists Reveal the Relationship Between Sugar and Cancer

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By analysisng metabolites scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth.

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Battling Flames Increases Firefighters’ Exposure to Carcinogens
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Researchers have measured how much firefighters' exposure to carcinogens and other harmful compounds increases when fighting fires.

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Survival Trait Evolution Shown in 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle
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High-resolution analytical techniques of pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old sea turtle hatchling revealed that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.

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New Threat to the Ozone Layer
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A growing danger to the ozone layer from substances not regulated by the Montreal Protocol has been identified by scientists.

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