Chemistry

Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue

Aug 21, 2017

A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives

Aide says Trump wants more West Wing discipline, structure

Jul 30, 2017

A top White House official says President Donald Trump is turning to a retired general for his new chief of staff for more order and discipline in the West Wing

Nicholas Sand, creator of famous Orange Sunshine LSD, dies

May 16, 2017

Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann may have invented LSD in the 1930s, and Timothy Leary was clearly its most prominent frontman in the 1960s. But Nicholas Sand was the chemist who created the most famous version

Court formally throws out more than 21K tainted drug cases

Apr 20, 2017

Massachusetts' highest court has formally approved the dismissal of more than 21,000 drug convictions that were tainted by the misconduct of a former state drug lab chemist

In DC visit, Egypt's el-Sissi to test 'chemistry' with Trump

Apr 2, 2017

Making his first official visit to Washington since taking office in 2014, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's meeting this week with U.S. President Donald Trump would be a significant step in the international rehabilitation of the general-turned-politician

AP Interview: US hails UN plan to monitor fentanyl market

Mar 14, 2017

The chief U.S. State Department counter-narcotics official is hailing a pending U.N. move to control substances used to make a deadly synthetic drug, but acknowledges it will not put an immediate dent in illegal trafficking of the chemicals

George A. Olah, who won Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at 89

Mar 10, 2017

George A. Olah, whose work won a Nobel Prize in chemistry and paved the way for more effective oil refining and ways of producing less polluting forms of gasoline, has died at 89

Deported Korean says Malaysia threatened to harm his family

Mar 4, 2017

A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia has accused police of threatening to kill his family unless he confessed to the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, calling it a plot to tarnish his country's honor

PBS' 'Nova' seeking periodic-table fans to fund TV special

Jan 31, 2017

A crowdfunding campaign for $1 million to finance "Beyond the Elements" for PBS' science series "Nova" launched Tuesday

Changes mulled as synthetic drug sentences cause confusion

Jan 24, 2017

The independent panel that sets federal sentencing policy is studying how courts should handle cases involving synthetic drugs

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