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Science entrepreneurship, science march on tap April 22 in Portland

This is just a quick post to give readers a heads-up about two events happening in Portland on April 22, 2017. First up is the second annual Oregon Science Startup Forum, presented by the American Chemical Society’s Portland Section. The … Continue reading

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Vitamin C’s effects on children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy explored at chemists’ monthly dinner discussion

When you hear about vitamin C at this time of year (winter), it’s usually in relation to treating colds, albeit science hasn’t confirmed all of the claims about its efficacy. However, on Jan. 14, you can hear about scientific research … Continue reading

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3-D printing is a feat of chemistry; learn more about it at Portland chemists’ dinner

3-D printing is one of those newish bits of tech that’s been all the rage in recent years. Need a wrench on the International Space Station? NASA can print that. Need a car? Local Motors can print one.
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Viruses do more than cause colds; check out their usefulness to materials science at an ACS dinner lecture

When it comes to making stuff on a nanoscale, humans ain’t got nothin’ on viruses. Those little wonders of the microscopic world outpace anything human chemists can produce to date in terms of output and quality control on a tiny … Continue reading

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