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?Reactive Reports #63
?March 2007
From David Bradley Science Writer
and?Advanced Chemistry Development
? Reactive Science News sciencebase science newsfeed
? Cocoa Has Beans? A natural compound found in cocoa, teas, wine, and some fruit and vegetables could lead to a breakthrough in health and nutrition, according to US researchers.
? Chemists Go Round the Bend? Chemists often think of molecular wires as "shape-persistent" rods with limited flexibility, so says Oxford University's Harry Anderson, and he should know, having worked with the inflexible nanoscopic objects known as molecules since the early 1990s.
? Natural Copy Cat? Green plants can extract carbon dioxide gas from the air and turn it into sugar molecules using sunlight and give off oxygen.
? Waste Not, Want Not? A fungus that can convert waste paper into an antibacterial and super-absorbent material has been discovered by researchers at Bor?s University College in Sweden.
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