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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Novel invention presents promising applications in spectroscopy, safety surveillance, cancer diagnosis, imaging and communication NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE Portable handheld sensors for detecting explosives, wearable sensors that can detect chemical agents, compact...

When you buy products online, do you imagine you could get better prices in a store? Conversely, does in-store shopping lead you to wonder whether you are missing better prices online? Fear not. An innovative study...
ACS

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2017 — As the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) expresses its concern over the Presidential Executive Order "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States"...

Rhona Smith, Newcastle University Donald Trump is said to have received a phone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel following the announcement of his executive order suspending the US Refugee Admission Programme for 120 days....

Online shopping has made it easier than ever for consumers to buy everything they need from the comfort of their homes. In fact, American ecommerce is projected to reach $523 billion by 2020!  While that’s...

Lauren Griffin, University of Florida If you’ve been paying attention to the news over the past week or so, you know that over the weekend America was introduced to the concept of “alternative facts.” After...
Mexico

Salvador Vázquez del Mercado, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) It did not take long for a diplomatic rift to open between the United States and Mexico following the election of Donald Trump. Mexican president Enrique...

Roderick S. Graham, Old Dominion University and Brian Pitman, Old Dominion University The internet is much more than just the publicly available, Google-able web services most online users frequent – and that’s good for free...
drones

John Broich, Case Western Reserve University A week after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, George Orwell’s “1984” is the best-selling book on Amazon.com. The hearts of a thousand English teachers must be warmed as people flock to...

IMAGE: POLYARYLBORANES ARE A NEW CLASS OF MATERIALS THAT COULD BE USED IN BIOMEDICAL, PERSONAL COMPUTER AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY APPLICATIONS. view more CREDIT: MARK LEE COLUMBIA, Mo. - Polyhedral boranes, or clusters of boron atoms bound...

Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown University President Trump has gotten off to a rough start with the intelligence community. The day after being sworn in, Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in an apparent attempt to mend his relationship...

“Repeal and Replace” Just a Slogan (Source: LaDawna Howard/Flickr/CC-BY-2.0) Republicans were fine with the way it was for the health care system before Obamacare went into effect. So why not just go back to the good...