Archive | January, 2014

Temperature of a liquid is raised by heating

This is not some incredible scientific breakthrough, obviously…the temperature of a liquid is raised by heating…yes indeed. Sciencebase gets a lot of visitors trying to do their science homework, it seems. Often they’re trying to find out the effects of adding salt to the boiling point of water, that kind of thing. Today, one person […]

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FDA Approves Anoro Ellipta to Treat COPD

A new inhaled drug to treat a serious lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. GlaxoSmithKline’s Anoro Ellipta [Combination of  umeclidinium bromide -(see structure-1 left) and vilanterol-structure-2 rightside below) is meant to be used once a day for long-term maintenance of airflow in patients with COPD. […]

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1+2+3+4+5+6… = -1/12 obviously

If you could somehow add up all the whole numbers from 1 to infinitty the answer you would get is -1/12 (minus one twelfth), don’t believe me, here’s the astounding mathematical proof and if it seems absurd, then it’s no more absurd than the idea that you could add up all the numbers to infinity […]

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