Chemistry

January 31, 2019 - 1:01 am
PARIS (AP) — In a story Jan. 30 about the periodic table, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year it was first published. The periodic table was first published in 1869, not 1969. A corrected version of the story is below: UNESCO celebrates 150 years of chemistry's periodic table The...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2015, file photo, Charles Barkley joins the crowd before the start of the world welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ernie Johnson delivers a behind-the-scenes look at friend and “Inside the NBA” colleague Charles Barkley in the latest PodcastOne Sports Now episode. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
December 19, 2018 - 11:42 am
Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ernie Johnson delivers a behind-the-scenes look at friend and "Inside the NBA" colleague Charles Barkley in the latest PodcastOne Sports Now episode. Johnson joins hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg to discuss a story that went viral on the internet: the friendship...
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December 07, 2018 - 1:37 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that Russian media have compared to the "Breaking Bad" television series. The prosecutors in Russia's second-largest city have accused a chemistry teacher...
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The 2018 Nobel Chemistry laureate, Frances H. Arnold poses during the traditional Nobel Chair Signing ceremony at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, on Thursday Dec. 6, 2018. (Claudio Brescian/TT via AP)
December 07, 2018 - 4:39 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry say that excessive concerns about genetically modified foods and other substances can inhibit mankind from benefiting from developments in the field. Frances Arnold from the United States and Gregory Winter of Britain made the...
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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr hands her 16-month-old daughter Caroline, held by her husband Dan McDowell, a cup filled with bottled water at their home in Horsham, Pa. In Horsham and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 13, 2018 - 7:28 am
HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone at night, thinking about the...
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January 29, 2018 - 4:14 am
Truckloads of road salt used to keep highways ice-free in the winter are starting to take a toll on the environment. Researchers say they're finding rising salt levels in hundreds of lakes, especially in the Northeast and Midwest where sodium chloride is used most. The findings are raising fears...
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January 03, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday approved an executive order temporarily lifting regulations that restrict the hours semi-trucks hauling propane can operate. This action ensures that residential and agricultural users have access to fuel during the bitter cold that has settled over Kansas and...
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November 19, 2017 - 3:25 am
Krokodil is a synthetic opiod that destroys a user from the inside out. The drug is made from such ingredients as Codeine, gasoline and paint thinner. It will cause a person's skin to become necrotic, causing it to die and literally fall off the user's body. Via Christi officials say that it had...
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November 14, 2017 - 5:21 am
The Department of Homeland Security wants to place a chemical testing center at the site of the former Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma, just miles from Arkansas City. Over the weekend, protesters stood at the Kansas/Oklahoma state line to make it known that they did not want these tests...
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May 22, 2017 - 7:56 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The city of Pretty Prairie has reached a deal with federal regulators designed to ensure its residents have safe drinking water. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten approved the settlement Monday in litigation brought by the Environmental Protection Agency. The government...
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