Organic Geochemistry GRC application deadline – July 1

Dear Organic Geochemistry colleagues,

This is a final reminder that the deadline for applications to participate in the upcoming Gordon Research Conference on Organic Geochemistry (July 29 – August 3, 2012) is July 1. No applications can be accepted after this date. We are very close to capacity with only a handful . . . → Read More: Organic Geochemistry GRC application deadline – July 1

Turtle Sex—Preserved for the Ages – ScienceNOW

If anything could be more embarrassing than dying while having sex, it might be being preserved in flagrante delicto for millions of years so that members of an advanced species could dig you up, gawk at you, and write a journal paper about your final romantic encounter. For a group of ancient turtles, this nightmare . . . → Read More: Turtle Sex—Preserved for the Ages – ScienceNOW

Welcome from the new Chair and Summer’s greetings

Dear EAOG members, friends, colleagues,

Having assuming the post of the EAOG Chair for the near future I would like to take this opportunity, whilst we are launching the new EAOG webpage, to say a few words. Before I do so, I would like to welcome Pim van Bergen as a new Board . . . → Read More: Welcome from the new Chair and Summer’s greetings

Uranium-series dating reveals Iberian paintings are Europe’s oldest cave art

From: ScienceDaily (June 14, 2012) — Paleolithic paintings in El Castillo cave in Northern Spain date back at least 40,800 years — making them Europe’s oldest known cave art, according to new research published June 14 in Science. The research team was led by the University of Bristol and included Dr Paul . . . → Read More: Uranium-series dating reveals Iberian paintings are Europe’s oldest cave art

5th Biomarker Discovery & Development

The rapid evolution of translational medicine has pushed biomarkers into the spotlight into the discovery and development of the next generation therapeutics and diagnostics. With many top tier pharmaceutical and diagnostic organizations – including Novartis, Hoffmann-La Roche, Pfizer, Bayer, and Bristol Myers Squibb, fully integrating these strategies into their product development pipelines, . . . → Read More: 5th Biomarker Discovery & Development

New cooling system raises efficiency of oil and gas processing

Mathematicians at the University of Oslo have devised a solution for making subsea oil and gas processing more efficient at substantially lower cost.

New cooling system raises efficiency of oil and gas processing.

Astronomers Discover Planet Made Of Diamond

An exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic backyard (Image from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne. Photo: Reuters/Handou)

Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic backyard.

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international project: The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO)

Tackling Mysteries About Carbon, Possible Oil Formation and More Deep Inside Earth How do diamonds the size of potatoes shoot up at 40 miles per hour from their birthplace 100 miles below Earth’s surface? Does a secret realm of life exist inside the Earth? Is there more oil and natural gas . . . → Read More: international project: The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO)

Earth from space: Summer in bloom

Phytoplankton bloom stretches across the Barents Sea off the coast of mainland Europe’s most northern point, Cape Nordkinn.

Earth from space: Summer in bloom.

Symposium Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World

ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition “Chemistry of Life”

San Diego, California March 25 – 29, 2012

Abstract Deadline: October 17, 2011

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Dear Colleagues, we invite you to submit an abstract for an oral presentation at the symposium Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World. We are . . . → Read More: Symposium Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World