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“General consensus is that the ‘organic’ designation was a typo that wasn’t caught,” he wrote, implying that the directions should have called for inorganic litter. 
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The continuing saga of arsenic-based life
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Brady Haran: Disarmingly mundane objects in the Royal Society's archive remind us of the human side of revered scientists from the past
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Mythbusters gone wrong... In Dublin, Calif., not Dublin, Ireland.
Cannonball experiment by television show damages home and vehicle. John Sasaki reports for the KTVU News at 6.
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"I wish I were as confident that our leadership in Washington includes enough individuals who will go out their way, leave their friends, change their plans, and follow through cheerfully, doggedly, purposefully. This country needs them."
The following is a guest posting by C&EN Managing Editor, Robin Giroux Last Thursday night I was riding the Metro home late, about 9 PM, after the last of the pages of the Nov. 21 issue of C&E...
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How not to fry a turkey and, sadly, eight worker deaths in this week's round-up of chemical health and safety news
Chemical health and safety news from the past week: Theo Gray demonstrates how not to fry a turkey, “by lowering a bird that hadn’t been properly thawed into five gallons of soybean oil at a temperat...
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The quart jars of explosives in the yard were just the start... How investigators discovered and destroyed an explosives-filled house
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“In the U.S., we’re not so much addicted to oil; we are addicted to simple solutions and silver bullets.” --Shirley Ann Jackson, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Supremely dangerous decision for all journalists (though legacy media will fail to understand why) as U.S. district court says a blogger doing journalism isn't actually doing journalism because she isn't what the judge considers a journalist. (Really, that's the "logic"...)

It should not be abouit who's called a journalist. It should be about what we call journalism.
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As we've been considering the hazards of gendered science kits for kids, some have suggested that it is simplistic to paint pink microscopes as an unalloyed ...
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i posted this too on plus. i think gendering science is dangerous ground. as a scientist, i can assure those outside there are no pink microscopes in the "big time" and why can't science just be taught as something interesting for all kids?
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Molecular models built from packing peanuts, a business card to draw cyclohexane "chairs," and an acid-rain-indicating umbrella
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I'm a science reporter and writer at Chemical & Engineering News
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I cover basic and applied science, from quantum mechanics and environmental analysis to food, drugs, and material science. I trained in the science writing program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, after earning a Ph.D. in in bioinorganic chemistry at Stanford University.
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