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  • How the sun can damage your skin even in the dark

    How the sun can damage your skin even in the dark
    The damage the sun inflicts on your skin may be even more insidious than was previously thought, according to new research. 
  • Thumbs Down On UConn Shoe Thieves, UMass

    Thumbs Down On UConn Shoe Thieves, UMass
    Thumbs down to shoe thieves at the University of Connecticut who are grabbing footwear from hallways. The UConn Daily Campus reports that students are being asked not to leave clothing in halls because of the thefts. "We have unfortunately had several...

    EXCHANGE: SIU professor pushing for fermentation program

    Giovanni Ravenna and Nick Galindo kept watch as the temperature crept toward 150 degrees. It was an otherwise normal day in chemistry professor Dr. Matt McCarroll's lab. SIU students gathered in small teams around hot plates to watch chemical reactions...

    Tracking the Fukushima radioactivity plume across the Pacific

    Tracking the Fukushima radioactivity plume across the Pacific
    How long did it take a radioactive plume to travel the waters of the Pacific from Fukushima, Japan, to the shores of North America? The answer, according to a new study published in PNAS, is about 2.1 years. After an earthquake-triggered tsunami...

    Space chemistry could be cooking up icy building blocks of life, study says

    Space chemistry could be cooking up icy building blocks of life, study says
    Where did the ingredients for life on Earth come from? Many scientists think the basic chemical building blocks for biology were delivered via comet, but the building blocks -- and the building process -- remain a mystery. Now, a team led by French...