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Chemistry of the Bloody Mary

The American Chemical Society has posted on their website a fairly fluffy but entertaining piece on the chemistry of the Bloody Mary. “It’s a very complicated drink,” said Neil C. Da Costa, Ph.D., a expert on the chemical analysis of flavors … Continue reading

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Neurons Get Some Color

Ok, this is just cool.  New technique to study the brain, whereby neurons can be colored differently based on their expression of certain fluorescent dyes.  It makes some awesomely pretty pictures, like so:   One or more gene constructs may be present … Continue reading

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