At the end of each week, I end up with a list of a bunch of stories I started to write about, or started to investigate or didn’t even get that far even though the topic looked intriguing, but, I had a meeting to go to …

Anyway, it’s Friday, and rather than have these stories evaporate into the ether, I’ve close out each week by providing some raw links to some of these orphan tales. Check ‘em out:

The possibility of a mobile, chip-based NMR/MRI platform for microfluidic analysis

BASF venture capital group leads $21.5M investment round in Aspen Aerogels

Wisconsin, Tufts & Harvard researchers discover less-expensive low-temperature catalyst for hydrogen purification

Single largest renewable water resource for humans in a crisis of ominous proportions

Ancora Group wins €130M contract in Turkey together with SACMI

India’s vision: From scientific pipsqueak to powerhouse

Material acts like hydrogen sponge