Monthly Archives: March 2011

Clean Coal: Is anyone buying it?

Carbon sequestration (or carbon capture) technology, while still untested on a large scale, is being pursued in the U.S. in response to an increase in both coal combustion and environmental activism.  According to the Department of Energy (DOE) the original … Continue reading

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Redox Chemistry: the Glutathione Connection

Biochemistry teaches us that the production of free radicals from aerobic metabolism in the mitochondria is what dictates everything from homeostasis to pathology. Intermediaries (also called reducing equivalents)between the free radicals and the structures of our bodies are required to buffer … Continue reading

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