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Chemists Examine the Safety of Aspartame

June 18, 2015 9:39 am | by Reactions | Comments

It’s been around for decades and it’s probably in your diet soda — for a little while longer anyway. PepsiCo announced recently it was removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from its Diet Pepsi products. So Reactions answers the question, “Is aspartame safe?”

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How Tropical Storm Bill Could Impact Oil Prices

June 17, 2015 10:25 am | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

Oil prices have rebounded from a three-day drop. But it's the start of storm season, which could create price volatility in the coming months.

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Why Singapore is Putting Its Oil Back Into The Ground

June 17, 2015 9:56 am | by CNN | Comments

With little free space above ground, Singapore is using vast caverns to house its $300 billion chemicals and oil industry.

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Scientists Develop Chips Made Almost Entirely From Wood

June 16, 2015 9:44 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

It's estimated that humans will produce about 65.4 million tons of E-waste by 2017. Now scientists at UW-Madison have developed a biodegradable chip that could help manufacturers move away from using hazardous materials in some electronic parts.

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South Texas Pipeline Blast Prompts Evacuations

June 15, 2015 9:43 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Authorities say no one was hurt after a natural gas pipeline rupture sparked a massive fire that prompted home evacuations in South Texas. DeWitt County officials say the pipeline ruptured near Lindenau Sunday evening.

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By The Numbers — The First Solar Plane Flying Around the World

June 15, 2015 9:41 am | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

The Solar Impulse is the first plane that is trying to circumnavigate the globe using only solar power. Bloomberg breaks down all the stats about the plane and all the records the Solar Impulse is attempting to break.

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Why Hackers Have Made Energy Industry a Favorite Target

June 12, 2015 10:12 am | by Bloomberg | Comments

A study conducted in April by Symantec found that computer-system invaders attacked 43 percent of global mining, oil and gas companies at least once last year.

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Whirlpool Windmill Produces Power Without Blades

June 12, 2015 10:09 am | by Reuters | Comments

A suspension bridge in the United States stretching — and collapsing — in high winds in 1940 inspires a silent, swaying new-look wind turbine in Spain today.

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Inside The Largest Project in Chevron's History

June 11, 2015 9:59 am | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

The $85 billion question for Chevron's shareholders: Will the company's two major LNG projects in Australia pay off? Bloomberg goes inside Chevron's biggest projects in the world in this special report.

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Honey-Based Mead May Curb Antibiotic Resistance

June 10, 2015 9:38 am | by Reuters | Comments

A tasty mead that could help fight infections? We'll drink to that!

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What OPEC's Output Decision Means For Oil Prices

June 8, 2015 10:04 am | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

Oil in New York headed for the first weekly decline since March after OPEC agreed to maintain its crude production target, leaving the market oversupplied. Bloomberg's Alix Steel reports on "Bloomberg Markets."

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Saving Water From Waste in Chemical Plants

June 4, 2015 10:49 pm | by EuroNews | Comments

Take a peek into a European pilot plant where researchers are working on ways to recycle wastewater from chemical processing.

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Why Do Wet Dogs Stink? + Other Canine Chemistry

June 4, 2015 5:05 pm | by Reactions | Comments

Fun fact: Dogs can smell so well they can detect diseases in humans. In one clinical trial dogs sniffed out prostate cancer in patients with 98 percent accuracy.

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China is Hoarding Oil

June 4, 2015 4:40 pm | by CNNMoney | Comments

China is cashing in on the falling price of oil. This super tanker is a floating storage facility, holding more than 3 million barrels of crude.

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Ghana Petrol Station Blast Kills at Least 90

June 4, 2015 1:08 pm | by ODN News | Comments

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, killed about 90 people, many of whom had sought shelter from torrential rain.

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