Monthly Archives: February 2009

Periodic Blasphemy

Marketing expert Rick Liebling sketched a Periodic Table of Social Media Elements, which is garnering a lot of interest in the blogosphere. In it, Liebling gives each elemental square an abbreviation representing a particular well-known face on Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, …

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Seventy five in ten years

After ten years and seventy five issues, it’s time for a change at Reactive Reports. The archives are now hosted by David Bradley who thanks ACD/Labs, for a decade of support. With special thanks to Tony Williams for initially taking …

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Urine clues for prostate cancer

A biomarker for prostate cancer has been identified in urine. Details of the molecule sarcosine is published later this week in the journal Nature. Arul Chinnaiyan and colleagues profiled the metabolites present in the urine of prostate cancer patients compared …

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Ionic Boron

Chemistry textbooks will tell you that you need at least two different elements to produce an ionic material. So, what to make of a paper in the journal Nature by Artem Oganov of the Swiss research center, ETH Zurich, and …

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