Battle to Stop Chemical Warfare Wins 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

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Graphic: Jonathunder/Wikimedia Commons The use of a lethal chemical agent in Syria this summer time underscores the continuing danger that these kinds of horrific weapons pose. The Business for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has led the global charge to ban chemical weapons, and the  Norwegian Nobel Committee has…

Higgs Boson Predictors Awarded the 2013 Nobel Physics Prize

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NOBEL WINNERS: Francois Englert, left, and Peter Higgs shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics for their prediction of the Higgs boson particle. Image: Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Gravity’s Engines One particular of The Barnes and Noble Overview Editors’ Picks: Best Nonfiction of 2012 Chosen by The Christian Science Keep…

New X PRIZE to Support Observe Increasing Ocean Acidity

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OCEAN Wellness: Less costly, more exact pH sensors would allow experts to get a much better knowing of ocean acidification as a end result of increasing CO2 ranges in the atmosphere. Graphic: Courtesy of NOAA Fundamental chemistry teaches that dissolving carbon dioxide in seawater will improve acidity. With atmospheric CO2…