Chemistry Newsbytes

shutterstock_11159959.jpgPig-urine flavored cigarettes? The science of swine! Popular Science Silicon Valley venture capitalists launch whopper of a green tech fund. CNet Australian scientists make advances in getting plants to produce useful fatty acids. The Money Times One we missed earlier this week: Are "green" cleaning supplies really safer? LA Times Chemistry professor Abul Hussam won $1 million for his arsenic-removing water filter. So what has he done with his prize? Islamica Magazine A brief history of the periodic table. The Guardian DNA helps some men dupe antidoping tests. NY Times All lab, no lecture: "The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments." BoingBoing Figuring out food science: A call for help on hydrocolloid chemistry. Khymos

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  1. The Guardian gave away a Periodic Table poster on Saturday