Topic: Chemicals

New Nerve Gas Detector Built with Legos and a Smartphone

June 27, 2018
Nerve gas detector created using Legos and a smartphone.

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a way to detect the presence, type and concentration of nerve agents in the field using Legos, a smartphone and a chemical sensor.

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Link Found Between Type 2 Diabetes and Common White Pigment

June 20, 2018
A TiO2 crystal extracted from a T2D pancreas and its electron diffraction pattern. The resulting interference patterns indica

A pilot study by a team of researchers at UT Austin found that a common chemical may contribute to Type 2 diabetes.

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Congress Should Not Undo Chemical Safety Protections

Feb. 20, 2017
Chemical Storage

This news should be of great concern to anyone who lives or works near a wide variety of facilities that use or store chemicals that can cause devastating damage when they leak or explode.

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Game Changers Andrea Gore & David Crews

April 9, 2012
Meet Game Changers Andrea Gore and David Crews

On April 11 at the Game Changers live taping, the scientists discuss how environmental exposures to commonly used chemicals cause irreversible biological changes in us.

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Meet Andrea Gore, David Crews, Art Markman

April 9, 2012
Meet Andrea Gore, David Crews, Art Markman

On April 11 at two live tapings of the Game Changers series, our speakers discuss life in a contaminated world and three keys to smart thinking.

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