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Organic chemist Huw Davies and his colleagues at Emory University have brought together an all-star team to create the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CCHF). Their goal is to reinvent how chemicals are made!

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Studying soil drill cores, researchers from Colorado State University are trying to find out more about how microbes in the soil are cycling carbon from the Earth to the atmosphere.

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Science is not a linear process. Using an example from an ocean drilling expedition off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, the International Ocean Discovery Program demonstrates the process of how real science works.

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Scientists are using crowdsourcing techniques to help answer big questions.

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How do you test a spacecraft? Find out how NASA’s newest manned spacecraft, Orion, is being tested on its first flight into space on December 5, 2014.

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This video explains the term “stem cell tourism.”

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Peer review helps ensure that only the most credible research is published and made widely available to other scientists, as well as the science journalists behind those catchy headlines.

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Some scientific discoveries happen accidentally. Others happen by recognizing the potential of an unexpected product. Here are some of those happy accidents that ended up changing the world. (5:37 min.)

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An apple a day may even work as well as cholesterol-lowering drugs when it comes to preventing heart disease.

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In my project, which was completed under the supervision of Dr. Ratmir Derda and Wadim Matochko, I cultured breast cancer cells in peptide-containing paper and studied the development of drug resistance in cells adhered to those peptides.

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