Theory sheds light on efficient hydrogen peroxide synthesis

The designed structure of heterogeneous molecular catalysts from cobalt porphyrins with various substituents. Credit: Hao Li et al. Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is an industrially important chemical with versatile applications. However, the traditional method used to produce H2O2 is energy intensive and produces significant emissions. As a means to achieve sustainable developmentscientists have sought to synthesize … Read more

Impact of Different MDD Classes of Treatment on Time to Response

Gus Alva, MD, DFAPA: Let me move over to a different theme. I’d like you both to discuss the differences in the time to achieve goals or response with different classes of major depressive disorder treatments. We touched on rapid-acting antidepressants. What are some of the advantages of rapid symptom resolution? Charles Montano, MD: We … Read more

Algae bio hacks itself in adapting to climate change

Photosynthesizing algae play an important role in marine life. Clear evidence that marine phytoplankton are much more resilient to future climate change than previously thought is the focus of a study published in Science Advances by an international team of scientists, incl University of Hawaii at Mānoa oceanography professor David Karl. “Knowing how marine algae … Read more

Former High-Profile Lawyer Is Charged With Embezzling More Than $18 Million

Tom Girardi, a former high-profile trial lawyer known for winning a record settlement for the environmental activist Erin Brockovich, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges that he embezzled more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Mr. Girardi was charged with five counts of wire … Read more

Apple Shares 30-Minute ‘Shot on iPhone 14 Pro’ Film

Apple today continued with its ongoing “Shot on iPhone” series, sharing a 30-minute film from Indian film director Vishal Bhardwaj. The movie was shot entirely on Apple’s latest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 14 Pro. The short film, called “Fursat,” is described as a “magical story about a man so obsessed with controlling the future that … Read more

DAN WOOTTON: After an ageist purge, the BBC is slowly killing the nation’s favorite station Radio 2

Imagine being Paul O’Grady, one of the country’s preeminent entertainers, flying high at 67 with a loyal audience of millions every Sunday afternoon on the wireless, only to be told he was going to have to give up half his shows every year to accommodate a much younger and less accomplished DJ. That replacement, an … Read more