Chemistry Newsbytes

cinnamon.jpgSpice up your packaging materials. Cinnamon-infused wrapper keeps the mold away. NY Times Synthetic trees: new strategies of carbon dioxide sequestration. San Diego Union-Tribune As autumn approaches, scientists link brain chemistry to the seasonal blues. BBC Go greased lightening! The Grease to Greece race is on. Guardian Slimmer waistlines and a smaller carbon footprint. Portland gym runs on people power. LA Times Climate change experts go one element beyond carbon to gauge the effects of its neighbor, nitrogen. NY Times Can Democrats blame a mix of altitude and alcohol for any antics at last week's convention? Probably not. Slate