—Pumpkin flashing, Army Humvees can produce water, Nicotine fix from beer “” Pumpkin flashing Army Humvees can produce water Nicotine fix from beer Pumpkin flashing Stories of unexpected light flashing, or triboluminescence, from various crystalline materials (C&EN, Aug. 15, page 56) prompted one reader to recall an annual Halloween event performed while he was a student at California Institute of Technology.
by David Hanson | October 31, 2005
—Recycled beer and ancient wine “” Sustainable sewer sips Singapore beer maker Brewerkz’s NEWBrew tropical blonde ale made international brew news for its unconventional water source: recycled wastewater. NEWater, the national brand of recycled water, has been a part of Singapore’s water supply since 2003.
by Brianna Barbu | August 14, 2022
Beer from air People often have a glass of red wine with their pasta. To mix things up a little, though, Newscripts recommends a craft beer named CleanEscape made by San Diego-based Ballast Point Brewing. CleanEscape is one of the most unusual and potentially sustainable beers because it is made with water drawn from air.
by Alex Scott | August 28, 2017
Ion chromatographic analysis showed that the residue contained oxalate, which the archaeologists attribute to beer stone—sediment composed of primarily calcium oxalate that collects on the surfaces of brewing equipment. Plant material, however, was too degraded after 5,000 years to identify other ingredients using cells or DNA.
by Manny I. Fox Morone | March 20, 2017
—Astronomers unravel marathon mystery, Sounds like clearer beer “” Astronomers unravel marathon mystery Sounds like clearer beer As the Olympic games in Athens approach, astronomers in Texas couldn't resist tinkering with the commonly accepted date of the first marathon run. Recall that the marathon had its genesis in 490 B.C., following a battle near the village of Marathon in Greece.
by K. M. REESE | August 02, 2004
—Poop-Powered Light, Crayons For Tiny Chemists, Beer’s Proteome “” Matthew Mazzotta was sitting in a dog park in Cambridge, Mass., one day when inspiration struck. Watching a friend walk his dog, Mazzotta, a conceptual artist, realized that there was a lot of natural DOG-PRODUCED FUEL in the park—and that it was literally going to waste.
by Lauren K. Wolf | September 27, 2010
—Brewing up an analytical services firm “A surge in craft beers gives rise to a niche market for analytical chemistry” Beer selection in the U.S. has never been better. In 2016, the number of craft breweries dotting the landscape will surpass the record of 4,131, set in 1873. Small-scale production of hard cider, mead, liquor, and kombucha is also on the rise, and home-brewing all kinds of fermented beverages is a growing hobby.
by Craig Bettenhausen | March 21, 2016
—Sugar Shot to Space, Enterprise never flew in space, Man's best friend, Beer shortage feared “” Sugar Shot to Space Enterprise never flew in space Man's best friend Beer shortage feared Sugar Shot to Space About 50 model-rocket enthusiasts are planning to launch a 27-foot-tall, 10.8-inch-diameter rocket 62 miles above Earth's surface.
by Marc S. Reisch | October 02, 2006
Both enjoyed tasting different varieties of beer and had a desire to brew it themselves. So McCullagh and Enterkin put their chemistry skills to use and started MAKING BEER in their kitchens in the winter of 2005. “The most expensive piece of equipment we have is a really big kettle,” McCullagh says.
by David Pittman | July 05, 2010