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 Reactive Reports #63
 March 2007
From David Bradley Science Writer
and Advanced Chemistry Development
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  Cocoa Has Beans  A natural compound found in cocoa, teas, wine, and some fruit and vegetables could lead to a breakthrough in health and nutrition, according to US researchers.
  Chemists Go Round the Bend  Chemists often think of molecular wires as "shape-persistent" rods with limited flexibility, so says Oxford University's Harry Anderson, and he should know, having worked with the inflexible nanoscopic objects known as molecules since the early 1990s.
  Natural Copy Cat  Green plants can extract carbon dioxide gas from the air and turn it into sugar molecules using sunlight and give off oxygen.
  Waste Not, Want Not  A fungus that can convert waste paper into an antibacterial and super-absorbent material has been discovered by researchers at Borås University College in Sweden.
 
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