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Last Month's Most Accessed Feature: UV poop test: Samples water

Contamination of water with fecal matter is a serious risk, especially in the developing world, for several diseases that are often lethal. Now, UV technology capable of sampling water systems to find indicators of fecal matter at levels thousandths or even millionths of times lower than those detected by conventional methods has been developed by a team of researchers at Texas A&M University.

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This webinar will provide newcomers to the forensic field with an insight into the use and importance of analytical chemistry in forensic investigations. Through the basic principles and definitions, the importance of analytical methods for any modern forensic laboratory will become clear.

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The abilities of two commercial tools to detect initial enamel caries in archaeologically derived material are compared with visual inspection, X-ray, histology, and micro-CT for teeth from the modern Islamic (AD 1850–1950), Islamic (AD 600–1200) and late Roman (AD 200–400) periods.

Oceanic methane: Greenhouse leakage

David Bradley

Sep 1, 2014

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Natural methane leakage from the seafloor is far more widespread on the US Atlantic margin than geological scientists previously thought. Data from multibeam water-column backscatter experiments covering a 94000 square kilometre area reveal approximately 570 gas plumes at depths between 50 and 1700 metres. At these depths methane clathrates, in which this potent greenhouse gas is usually kept trapped under pressure, are unstable potentially allowing huge volumes to enter atmosphere.

In this review, some of the most commonly used fluorescent and nonfluorescent staining techniques that identify apoptotic changes in cell, DNA and the nucleus are discussed.

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A must for fluorescence users or students of molecular spectroscopy!

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ChemSusChem is a top interdisciplinary journal for research at the interface of chemistry and sustainability. The journal features the best research on sustainability and energy by publishing contributions from chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, and biotechnology

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Comet landing site chosen for Rosetta lander

Steve Down

Sep 15, 2014

The primary site for the Philae, the Rosetta lander, on the Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has been chosen from five candidates by ESA scientists and engineers.

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Pittcon 2014 Editors' Gold Award – Texas Instruments

Date: Mar 10, 2014

Eileen Skelly Frame talks with this year's Pittcon Editors' Award Gold winners, Texas Instruments, about their DLP NIR scan technology.

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