Windows cause pollution

Windows Cause
Pollution
  This is not another terrible advertisement for an alternative computer operating system to the eponymous installation mentioned in the title, but an environmental analysis that reveals how dirty windows are a major contributor to urban pollution.

A Scent for
Explosives
  A new type of biosensor based on yeast, jellyfish
proteins, and a rat’s sense of smell could sniff out explosives, landmines, and agents, such as sarin gas, according to researchers at Temple University.

The Long and the
Short of It
  A new composite material that acts as a catalyst to
speed up chemical reactions has been developed to create arrays of the
world’s longest carbon nanotubes.

Meeting of Molecular Movie Stars  A clandestine meeting between molecules, a chemical handshake, and an exchange of energy have all been recorded on camera by scientists in the UK and Germany.

Read the full stories in Reactive Reports, the chemistry webzine from bob投注平台 Science Writer and ACD/Labs. Next month, we have a profile of Berkeley nuclear chemist and Sciencebase regular commentator Mitch Garcia.

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