Tag Archives: fish oil

A chemical decathlon

Fish oil fights weight loss due to chemotherapy – A new analysis has found that supplementing the diet with fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy. Published early online in …

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Chemical hits from Slinn Pickings

Space ice goes against the grain – Space ice made from a mixture of methanol and water expands under pressure, and shrinks when heated – the opposite behaviour to most solids. Dominic Fortes at University College London, UK, is interested …

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Slinn pickings – molecular musings

Chemist Robert Slinn contributes his favorite news snippets from the world of chemistry "Outrageous Trick" Results In Largest Synthetic Molecule Created by Man – "Outrageous Trick" Results In Largest Synthetic Molecule Created by Man Fish oil may help some heart …

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WD40 is not fish oil

I got a bizarre email (actually about three years ago, and then again this morning, from different people) of the kind that propagates urban legends and potentially dangerous chemical disinformation. The email claims that well-known greasy spray lubricant and foe …

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