Oct 16, 2012
Good-old-fashioned organic chemistry with a modern twist comes in for Alchemical inspection this week as does an aqueous old favorite as it freezes. Likewise, an organic twist on 19th Century technology could bring fuel cells powering into the 21st while new clues about aerosol degradation might improve our models of a very modern problem, climate change. In pharmaceutical news, hopes are raised for a novel treatment for ovarian cancer in coming years that avoids resistance. Finally, an explosive award for a genius geochemist.