Monthly Archives: November 2013

Fracking: The more you know….

The controversies around hydraulic fracturing of shale deposits continue to swirl even as tens of thousands of new wells are being drilled every year in a number of states.  Opponents of fracking cite poor drilling practices, drinking water contamination, growing fresh water scarcity and methane … Continue reading

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Material chemistry in hip joint implants

Since I often write about chemical subjects, I thought it would be interesting for many of our more-advanced-in-age readers to read about the chemistry of hip joint implants, a subject with which I became very familiar a few months ago. The artificial hip joint consists … Continue reading

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