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Radical chain repair: The hydroalkylation of polysubstituted unactivated alkenes
Science Magazine The concept of repair is widely used by nature to heal molecules such as proteins, lipids, sugars, and DNA that are damaged by hydrogen atom abstraction resulting from oxidative stress.... 19 hours
Molecularly selective nanoporous membrane-based wearable organic electrochemical device for noninvasive cortisol sensing
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Study uncovers molecular key for delaying progression of multiple sclerosis
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Fueling the MATE transporter
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Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells
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Urgent change needed to regulate the environmental impacts of chemicals
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New findings on intercellular communication
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Scientists identify most pressing issues posed by chemicals in the environment
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Researchers successfully isolate two molecular forms of water
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Medical News Today: Chemicals in plastic stunt brain growth in rats
MNT A study finds that exposure to phthalates — compounds found in plastics — reduces the brain volume in rats and produces measurable cognitive deficits. 1 day
Chemicals in plastic stunt brain growth in rats
MNT A study finds that exposure to phthalates — compounds found in plastics — reduces the brain volume in rats and produces measurable cognitive deficits. 1 day
A smart safe rechargeable zinc ion battery based on sol-gel transition electrolytes
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AbbVie submits supplemental NDA to FDA for venetoclax to treat acute myeloid leukemia
NEWS MEDICAL AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced it submitted a supplemental New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... 1 day
Dr Maddy Parsons receives Royal Microscopical Society Life Science Medal
NEWS MEDICAL Dr Maddy Parsons, a Group Leader in the Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics, has been awarded the Royal Microscopical Society Life Science Medal for her outstanding... 1 day
A physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists has discovered a new, exotic form of insulating material with a metallic surface that could enable more efficient electronics or even quantum computing. The researchers developed a new... 1 day
Unusual sound waves discovered in quantum liquids
PHYS.ORG Ordinary sound waves—small oscillations of density—can propagate through all fluids, causing the molecules in the fluid to compress at regular intervals. Now physicists have theoretically shown that in one-dimensional quantum fluids not one, but... 1 day
Researchers to study molecular mechanisms behind susceptibility of males to autism
NEWS MEDICAL Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability are more prevalent in males than females. 1 day
Scientists identify most pressing issues posed by chemicals in the environment
PHYS.ORG Scientists have identified 22 key research questions surrounding the risks associated with chemicals in the environment in Europe. 1 day
Phages work together to suppress CRISPR bacterial immunity
SCIENCE DAILY CRISPR are an essential part of bacterial immunity designed to defend against foreign DNA. In bacteria, CRISPR acts just like it does in human cells as a pair of scissors, in their... 1 day
Chemists characterize the fatal fungus among us
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Paralyzed mice with spinal cord injury made to walk again
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A molecular mechanism for Wnt ligand-specific signaling
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Atmospheric new particle formation from sulfuric acid and amines in a Chinese megacity
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Electrofluorochromism at the single-molecule level
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Chemists characterize the fatal fungus among us
PHYS.ORG Life-threatening fungal infections affect more than two million people worldwide. Effective antifungal medications are very limited. Until now, one of the major challenges is that the fungal cell wall is poorly understood, which has... 2 days
Aircraft campaign to clarify chemistry of wildfire smoke
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Video: The chemistry of food cooking
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Phages work together to suppress CRISPR bacterial immunity
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Study evaluates Neoteryx’s VAMS technology for monitoring HbA1c levels of diabetic children
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Young Star Caught Snacking on Planetary Debris
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Robot chemist discovers new molecules and reactions
PHYS.ORG A new type of artificial-intelligence-driven chemistry could revolutionise the way molecules are discovered, scientists claim. 2 days
Study finds link between DNA methylation and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
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Study identifies RNA molecules that regulate male hormones in prostate cancer
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Rat study shows negative effects of perinatal exposure to phthalates
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Sweetness depends on molecular interactions between specific sugars and water in saliva
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RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer identified
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Scientists uncover DNA 'shield' w/crucial roles in normal cell division
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New, Life-Hunting Organic Molecule Analyzer Set to Launch to Mars in 2020 (Video)
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Microfluidics-based super-resolution microscopy enables nanoscopic characterization of blood stem cell rolling
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[Research Articles] Selective neuronal silencing using synthetic botulinum molecules alleviates chronic pain in mice
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Water may be key to understanding sweetness
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Molecular culprits of protein aggregation in ALS and FTLD
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Research uncovers new target for therapeutic intervention in breast cancer
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Lateral gene transfer enables chemical protection of beetles against antagonistic fungi
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'Greener' ways to color clothes
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Water may be key to understanding sweetness
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Splitting water: Nanoscale imaging yields key insights
SCIENCE DAILY In the quest to realize artificial photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel -- just as plants do -- researchers need to not only identify materials to efficiently perform photoelectrochemical water... 3 days
Splitting water: Nanoscale imaging yields key insights
PHYS.ORG In the quest to realize artificial photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel—just as plants do—researchers need to not only identify materials to efficiently perform photoelectrochemical water splitting, but also to... 3 days
New strategy may lead to more accurate breast cancer diagnoses
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Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
SCIENCE DAILY An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates -- chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot... 3 days
Biological signalling processes in intelligent materials
PHYS.ORG Scientists from the University of Freiburg have developed materials systems that are composed of biological components and polymer materials and are capable of perceiving and processing information. These biohybrid systems were engineered to perform certain functions,... 3 days
Lateral gene transfer enables chemical protection of beetles against antagonistic fungi
PHYS.ORG Like all other living organisms, animals face the challenge of fending off enemies. Using chemical weaponry can be an effective strategy to stay alive. Instead of... 3 days
Nitrate-cured meats may contribute to mania, study finds
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Occupational safety and health at workplace
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Sap-sucking bugs manipulate their host plants' metabolism for their own benefit
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany, show for the first time that free-living, sap-sucking bugs can manipulate the metabolism of their host... 4 days
New cost-effective instrument measures molecular dynamics on a picosecond timescale
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Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules
SCIENCE DAILY A new molecule shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. 4 days
New cost-effective instrument measures molecular dynamics on a picosecond timescale
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Researchers identify brain area linked to motivational disruptions in binge eating
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Can-Fite BioPharma receives Australian and Chinese patents for new drug to treat erectile dysfunction
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Staggering prices slow insurers’ coverage of CAR-T cancer therapy
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New molecule shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers
NEWS MEDICAL A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. 4 days
An atom-thick graphene membrane for industrial gas separation
PHYS.ORG Chemical engineers at EPFL have demonstrated for the first time that an atom-thick graphene membrane can separate gas mixtures with a high-efficiency. The "ultimate" membrane is scalable, making it a breakthrough for... 4 days
Nanocrystal links could lead to better electronics, scientists say
PHYS.ORG Chemists and engineers today are very interested in a kind of nanotechnology enabled by tiny islands of nanoparticles called "colloidal nanocrystals." They can be made out of abundant and non-toxic... 4 days
Team develops new generation of artificial neural networks able to predict properties of organic compounds
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Russia, Estonia and the United Kingdom have created a new method for predicting the bioconcentration factor... 4 days
Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules
PHYS.ORG A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers. 4 days
Study delves into the role played by Protein Kinase C in synaptic plasticity
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Electric car batteries souped-up with fluorinated electrolytes for longer-range driving
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Bacteria engineered to create fertilizer out of thin air
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have created a bacteria that uses photosynthesis to create oxygen during the day, and at night, uses nitrogen to create chlorophyll for photosynthesis. This development could lead to plants... 5 days
Medical News Today: How to get rid of diaper rash
MNT Diaper rash is a red, painful rash that thrives in warm, moist environments. The rash may also be scaly, bumpy, or raw in appearance. In this article, learn... 5 days
New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease
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Plastic chemical linked to smaller prefrontal cortex, reduced cognitive ability in rats
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Kristala Prather: Advancing energy-efficient biochemistry
MIT Associate professor of chemical engineering talks about the future of biochemistry and the next generation of scientists and engineers. 5 days
Protecting ribosome genes to prevent aging
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Barium ruthenate: A high-yield, easy-to-handle perovskite catalyst for the oxidation of sulfides
PHYS.ORG Researchers led by Keigo Kamata and Michikazu Hara of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed a ruthenium-based perovskite catalyst that shows strong... 5 days
Chernobyl exposure alters the gut bacteria of wild animals
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Universities of Oulu and Jyväskylä, together with their collaborators in the U.S. and France, have shown that wild animals living in areas contaminated by radioactive material have... 5 days
Q&A: Dr. Whitney Bowe answers all of your questions about bug spray
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Molecules formed when the body metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids may inhibit cancer
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Researchers uncover how cells invite corrupted proteins inside
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Barium ruthenate: A high-yield, easy-to-handle perovskite catalyst for the oxidation of sulfides
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The secret sulfate code that lets the bad Tau in
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MR1 displays the microbial metabolome driving selective MR1-restricted T cell receptor usage
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A new strategy to efficiently cleave and form C-H bonds using proton-coupled electron transfer
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Addressable electron spin resonance using donors and donor molecules in silicon
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Molecular clock could greatly improve smartphone navigation
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New molecular structures in boron-based nanoclusters
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Scientists sharpen the edges of cancer chemotherapy
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New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease
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