Chemicals

06.23.16
FAA fines Amazon for two more shipments of unlabeled chemicals
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FAA fines Amazon for two more shipments of unlabeled chemicals

Packages weren't properly labeled and didn't have the necessary paperwork.

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06.14.16
Amazon angers FAA by shipping industrial chemicals via UPS
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Amazon angers FAA by shipping industrial chemicals via UPS

The company shipped an industrial-strength drain cleaner in a leaky bottle, burning nine UPS employees.

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04.20.16
Your next colored bracelet can detect environmental pollution
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Your next colored bracelet can detect environmental pollution

The low-tech wearables act a lot like human skin when it comes to absorbing certain chemicals.

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12.27.15
Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials
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Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials

Those odd shapes hint at a future of artificial structures with lifelike behavior.

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11.17.15
NASA's chemical 'laptop' would help find life on other planets
11.17.15

NASA's chemical 'laptop' would help find life on other planets

NASA says it has the first device designed to find key signs of life on other worlds.

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07.16.15
UW-Madison researchers invent a metal-free fuel cell
07.16.15

UW-Madison researchers invent a metal-free fuel cell

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have created a fuel cell that uses a molecular catalyst rather than one made out of metal.

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03.18.15
New compound destroys chemical weapons faster than ever
03.18.15

New compound destroys chemical weapons faster than ever

In 2013, the Syrian government agreed to destroy its stores of chemical weapons, following reports...

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12.09.14
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
12.09.14

Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive

We're still a very long way from creating an evolving lifeform from scratch in a lab. However, th...

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