Tag Archives: oil

Slinn Pickings – chemical happenings

Guest blogger and chemist Robert Slinn contributes his favorite news snippets from the world of chemistry EteRNA, an Online Game, Helps Build a New RNA Warehouse – Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and Stanford University are attempting to harness the …

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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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Slinn pickings – molecules and more

Chemist Robert Slinn and Reactive Reports webmaster David Bradley contribute their favorite news snippets from the world of chemistry About dopamine and brain chemistry – YouTube – Aspirin – Periodic Table of Videos – The handedness of DNA – DNA …

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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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Carisoprodol Soma

Apparently, WWE’s Jeff Hardy has been embroiled in a drugs scandal related to prescription drugs such as carisoprodol (Soma) and steroids. Allegedly, “excessive” amounts of these and other substances were found in his home. Jeff Deville’s column on PWTorch defends …

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Fossil Fuel Cells

Over on the Blah Blah Technology site, tech writer Wayne Smallman is waxing lyrical about the democratization of energy. The production and distribution of energy is about to change for ever. Why? Because in the coming years, we will be …

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