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New Bioimaging technique is fast and economical
SCIENCE DAILY A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technology... 11 hours
McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer
ABC NEWS The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain... 1 day
New technique quickly, economically monitors multiple molecular interactions in living tissues
NEWS MEDICAL A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such... 1 day
New bioimaging technique is fast and economical
PHYS.ORG A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue—such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could... 1 day
Tunable chiral metal organic frameworks toward visible light-driven asymmetric catalysis
Science Magazine A simple and effective strategy is developed to realize visible light–driven heterogeneous asymmetric catalysis. A chiral organic molecule, which only has very weak catalytic activity in asymmetric α-alkylation... 1 day
Liquid crystalline cellulose-based nematogels
Science Magazine Physical properties of composite materials can be pre-engineered by controlling their structure and composition at the mesoscale. However, approaches to achieving this are limited and rarely scalable. We introduce a new breed of self-assembled nematogels formed by an orientationally ordered... 1 day
Olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers, males, and their queen identified
SCIENCE DAILY To reign supreme in a colony, queen ants exude a special scent, or pheromone, on the waxy surface... 1 day
How whip-like cell appendages promote bodily fluid flow
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have revealed that a molecule called Daple is essential for the correct orientation and coordinated beating of cilia on the surface of cells lining ventricles in the brain. Without Daple, the... 1 day
Researchers identify molecule that enables cell appendages to drive bodily fluid flow
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Nagoya University have identified a molecule that enables cell appendages called cilia to beat in a coordinated way to drive the flow... 2 days
Asynt supplies synthetic organic chemistry equipment for Redbrick Molecular’s new laboratory
NEWS MEDICAL Asynt reports that it has supplied Redbrick Molecular Ltd with a wide range of synthetic organic chemistry equipment for its new environmentally responsible laboratory. 2 days
Super-photostable fluorescent labeling agent for super-resolution microscopy
PHYS.ORG Chemists at ITbM, Nagoya University have developed a super-photostable fluorescent dye called PhoxBright 430 (PB430) to visualize cellular ultra-structure by super-resolution microscopy. The exceptional photostability of this new dye enables continuous STED imaging. With... 2 days
Prematurity leaves distinctive molecular signature in infants' cerebellum
MNT Premature birth, which affects one in 10 U.S. babies, is associated with altered metabolite profiles in the infants' cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance, a team... 2 days
Ray of hope for more abundant wheat crops
SCIENCE DAILY Using infrared gas analyzers connected to a miniature controlled environment chamber, botanists have simulated a sudden increase in sunlight following shade, and measured the time it took for the plant to regain... 2 days
Super-photostable fluorescent labeling agent for super-resolution microscopy
SCIENCE DAILY Chemists have developed a super-photostable fluorescent dye, PhoxBright 430 (PB430), to visualize cellular ultrastructure by super resolution microscopy. The exceptional photostability of this new dye enables continuous STED imaging and together with its ability... 2 days
Drug-like molecule appears to interfere with inflammatory response in variety of diseases
NEWS MEDICAL A drug-like molecule developed by Duke Health researchers appears to intercede in an inflammatory response that is at the center of a variety of... 2 days
'Switch' turns on immune cells' tumor-killing ability
SCIENCE DAILY Molecular biologists report for the first time how a microRNA molecule known as Lethal-7 (let-7) serves as a molecular control hub to direct the function of cytotoxic T lymphocytes by putting the brakes on... 2 days
A pathology atlas of the human cancer transcriptome
Science Magazine Cancer is one of the leading causes of death, and there is great interest in understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis and progression of individual tumors. We used systems-level... 2 days
Vinculin forms a directionally asymmetric catch bond with F-actin
Science Magazine Vinculin is an actin-binding protein thought to reinforce cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesions. However, how mechanical load affects the vinculin–F-actin bond is unclear. Using a single-molecule optical trap assay, we found... 2 days
A molecular spin-photovoltaic device
Science Magazine We fabricated a C60 fullerene–based molecular spin-photovoltaic device that integrates a photovoltaic response with the spin transport across the molecular layer. The photovoltaic response can be modified under the application of a small magnetic field, with a magnetophotovoltage of up... 2 days
Preventing mussel adhesion using lubricant-infused materials
Science Magazine Mussels are opportunistic macrofouling organisms that can attach to most immersed solid surfaces, leading to serious economic and ecological consequences for the maritime and aquaculture industries. We demonstrate that lubricant-infused coatings exhibit very low preferential mussel... 2 days
Surprising discovery about how neurons talk to each other
SCIENCE DAILY New findings challenge existing dogma that neurons release fixed amounts of chemical signal at any one time and could have implications for brain disorders including Parkinson's and schizhophrenia. 2 days
How future volcanic eruptions will impact Earth's ozone layer
SCIENCE DAILY The next major volcanic eruption could kick-start chemical reactions that would seriously damage the planet's already besieged ozone layer. The extent of damage to the ozone layer that results from... 2 days
Lab tests show molecule appears to spur cell death in tumors, inflammation
PHYS.ORG A drug-like molecule developed by Duke Health researchers appears to intercede in an inflammatory response that is at the center of a variety of... 2 days
Preclinical research using 1 Tesla desktop MRI
NEWS MEDICAL I'm an MR imaging scientist in the preclinical field. I'm a team leader of the functional and molecular imaging team at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS) in QST. 2 days
How the genome sets its functional micro-architecture
PHYS.ORG The genes that are involved in the development of the fetus are activated in different tissues and at different times. Their expression is carefully regulated by so-called "enhancer sequences", which are often located far... 2 days
Brain chemical NPGL controls appetite and body fat composition: Beneficial for our ancestors; potential cause of obesity pandemic
SCIENCE DAILY NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found... 2 days
Researchers develop dissolvable, easy-to-use milk capsules
PHYS.ORG Have your coffee without spilling the milk: Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging... 3 days
Chemists Say You Should Add A Little Water To Your Whiskey. Here's Why
NPR It's a common refrain from whiskey enthusiasts: Adding a few drops of water to a glass opens up the flavors of the... 3 days
New Class of Chemical Reaction Discovered: ‘Chemically Termolecular’ Reactions
SCI-NEWS.COM A duo of researchers from Columbia University and Argonne National Laboratory has discovered an entirely new class of... 3 days
Sharp X-ray pulses from the atomic nucleus
PHYS.ORG X-rays make the invisible visible: they permit the way materials are structured to be determined all the way down to the level of individual atoms. In the 1950s it was x-rays which revealed the... 3 days
Researchers find a way to combat pharmacoterrorism
PHYS.ORG Using a novel molecular analysis technique, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified the chemical underpinnings of Captagon, also known as fenethylline, an illegal amphetamine-type stimulant that has been linked to substance... 3 days
Going nano in the fight against cancer
PHYS.ORG Imagine being able to see the signs of cancer decades before we can now. URI Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Daniel Roxbury and researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have invented a technique that... 3 days
Molecule increases pregnancy rate and number of offspring in cattle
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Inprenha Biotecnologia, a company based in Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil, working in partnership with colleagues at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of... 3 days
Medical News Today: Nerve fibers regenerated with molecular mix
MNT New research finds that a 'cocktail' of molecules regenerates neuronal axons, restoring fine motor skills in mice that had spinal cord injury or stroke. 3 days
Nerve fibers regenerated with molecular mix
MNT New research finds that a 'cocktail' of molecules regenerates neuronal axons, restoring fine motor skills in mice that had spinal cord injury or stroke. 3 days
Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain
NEWS MEDICAL A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that... 3 days
Fundamental pathology behind amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in a related genetic disorder, frontotemporal dementia (FTD), found in some ALS patients. ALS is popularly known as Lou Gehrig’s... 3 days
Scientists discover powerful potential pain reliever
SCIENCE DAILY Chemists have discovered a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain pathway. The compound is as effective at relieving neuropathic pain in injured mice as a drug widely used for pain relief called... 3 days
Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of flat wonder material: Graphene
SCIENCE DAILY As graphene's popularity grows as an advanced 'wonder' material, the speed and quality at which it can be manufactured will... 3 days
Problems with DNA replication can cause epigenetic changes that may be inherited for several generations
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists reveal that a fault in the process that copies DNA during cell division can cause epigenetic changes... 3 days
Popular immunotherapy target turns out to have a surprising buddy
SCIENCE DAILY The majority of current cancer immunotherapies focus on PD-L1. This well-studied protein turns out to be controlled by a partner, CMTM6, a previously unexplored molecule that is now... 3 days
UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia
NEWS MEDICAL An abundance of an amino acid called methionine, which is common in meat, cheese and beans, may provide new clues to the fetal brain development that can manifest in schizophrenia,... 3 days
[Editors' Choice] Prostate cancer loses when androgen receptor cant stick the landing
Science Magazine A small-molecule inhibitor blocks the interaction of the androgen receptor with DNA to target drug-resistant prostate cancer. 3 days
Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell
ABC NEWS Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _... 3 days
Combination of traditional chemotherapy, new drug kills rare cancer cells in mice
SCIENCE DAILY An experimental drug combined with the traditional chemotherapy drug cisplatin, when used in mice, destroyed a rare form of salivary gland tumor and prevented... 3 days
How future volcanic eruptions will impact Earth's ozone layer
PHYS.ORG The next major volcanic eruption could kick-start chemical reactions that would seriously damage the planet's already besieged ozone layer. 3 days
Сould life begin in oil?
PHYS.ORG Paul Bracher, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of chemistry at Saint Louis University, and his research team have been awarded a three-year $597,380 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study what life might look like... 3 days
Researchers produce smart fabric to neutralize nerve gas
PHYS.ORG From the lab of City College of New York chemical engineer and Fulbright Scholar Teresa J. Bandosz comes a groundbreaking development with the potential to thwart chemical warfare agents: smart textiles with... 3 days
The environmental injustice of beauty
SCIENCE DAILY A commentary calls for policies to protect women, especially minority women, from exposure to toxic chemicals in beauty products. 3 days
Gold shines through properties of nano biosensors
SCIENCE DAILY With their remarkable electrical and optical properties, along with biocompatibility, photostability and chemical stability, gold nanoclusters are gaining a foothold in a number of research areas, particularly in biosensing and biolabeling. An international research... 3 days
Gold shines through properties of nano biosensors
PHYS.ORG With their remarkable electrical and optical properties, along with biocompatibility, photostability and chemical stability, gold nanoclusters are gaining a foothold in a number of research areas, particularly in biosensing and biolabeling. 3 days
Fish database could help eliminate the ultimate bait and switch
PHYS.ORG Fish fraud, the misrepresentation of cheaper fish as more expensive ones, is a rampant problem worldwide. Now in a study appearing ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,... 3 days
129I waste used to track ocean currents for 15,000 km after discharge from nuclear plants
PHYS.ORG Radioactive 129I has travelled the equivalent of a third of the way round the globe, since being released... 3 days
Biophysics explains how immune cells kill bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY A new data analysis technique, moving subtrajectory analysis defines the dynamics and kinetics of key molecules in the immune response to an infection. These biophysical descriptions are expected to clarify the TCR microcluster, an... 3 days
Prematurity leaves distinctive molecular signature in infants' cerebellum
SCIENCE DAILY Premature birth, which affects one in 10 US babies, is associated with altered metabolite profiles in the infants' cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance, a team of... 4 days
New polymer allows researchers to study how proteins fold, function
PHYS.ORG University of Michigan biophysicists and chemists have created a new polymer that mimics a cell membrane, allowing proteins found within cell membranes to fold and function naturally in... 4 days
Asynt’s new DrySyn UNO offers unmatched experimental versatility in small footprint
NEWS MEDICAL Asynt announces DrySyn UNO - a versatile new heating block system designed to enable chemists to perform heated and stirred experiments in single flasks and vials. 4 days
Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters
PHYS.ORG University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide. 4 days
Mercury is altering gene expression
SCIENCE DAILY Mercury causes severe neurological disorders in people who have consumed highly contaminated fish. Whereas we know about the element's extreme toxicity, what happens further down the food chain, all the way down to those microalgae that are the... 4 days
How Gata4 helps mend a broken heart
SCIENCE DAILY Gata4 alone is able to reduce post-heart attack fibrosis and improve cardiac function in a rat model of heart attack. In rat fibroblasts in the lab, the molecular mechanism involves reduced expression of Snail,... 4 days
Deep-UV probing method detects electron transfer in photovoltaics
PHYS.ORG Sensitized solar cells consisting of a molecular or solid-state sensitizer that serves to collect light and inject an electron into a substrate that favors their migration are among the most studied photovoltaic... 5 days
Stardust hitches a ride on meteorites more often than previously thought
PHYS.ORG Even tiny dust particles have stories to tell − especially when they come from outer space. Meteorites contain tiny amounts of what is popularly known as... 5 days
X-ray imaging with a significantly enhanced resolution
PHYS.ORG Physicists from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY, Hamburg) have developed a method to improve the quality of X-ray images over conventional methods. The technique, incoherent diffractive imaging (IDI), could image individual atoms... 5 days
Researchers hint at experimental molecular treatment for heart failure
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers report encouraging preclinical results as they pursue elusive therapeutic strategies to repair scarred and poorly functioning heart tissues after cardiac injury – describing an experimental molecular treatment for heart... 5 days
Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Johns Hopkins researchers looked into the brain scans of persons with mild loss of thought and memory and have found that they have significantly low levels of serotonin... 5 days
Cancer detection with sugar molecules
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have synthesized a complex sugar molecule which specifically binds to the tumor protein Galectin-1. This could help to recognize tumors at an early stage and to combat them in a targeted manner. 5 days
Seeing a virus in action
SCIENCE DAILY Imaging the movement of a virus demonstrates that single-particle X- ray scattering has the potential to shed new light on key molecular processes, like viral infection, when paired with powerful new algorithms. 5 days
New way to activate stem cells to make hair grow
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research may lead to new drugs that could... 5 days
New class of chemical reaction discovered
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has identified the significance of a new class of chemical reactions -- previously ignored -- involving three molecules that each participate in the breaking and forming of chemical bonds. 5 days
Single molecules can work as reproducible transistors -- at room temperature
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have now reproducibly demonstrated current blockade -- the ability to switch a device from the insulating to the conducting state where charge is added and... 5 days
Ozone treaty taking a bite out of US greenhouse gas emissions
SCIENCE DAILY The Montreal Protocol, the international treaty adopted to restore Earth's protective ozone layer in 1989, has significantly reduced emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals from the United States.... 5 days
X-ray imaging with a significantly enhanced resolution
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists have come up with a method that could significantly improve the quality of X-ray images in comparison to conventional methods. Incoherent diffractive imaging (IDI) could help to image individual atoms in nanocrystals or... 5 days
Ozone treaty taking a bite out of US greenhouse gas emissions
PHYS.ORG The Montreal Protocol, the international treaty adopted to restore Earth's protective ozone layer in 1989, has significantly reduced emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals from the United States.... 5 days
Brain scan study adds to evidence that lower brain serotonin levels are linked to dementia
SCIENCE DAILY In a study looking at brain scans of people with mild loss of thought and memory ability, researchers... 5 days
Researchers obtain decacene, the largest acene synthesized ever
SCIENCE DAILY A research collaboration prepared stable decacene precursors by solution chemistry, while physicists used these precursors to prepare decacene on a gold surface under ultra-high vacuum, in order to stabilize this extremely reactive... 5 days
Complex sugar molecules could help in early detection of tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from the University of Würzburg have synthesized a complex sugar molecule which specifically binds to the tumor protein Galectin-1. This could help to recognize tumors at an... 5 days
Researchers discover new class of chemical reaction
PHYS.ORG August 14, 2017—A new study led by Michael P. Burke, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has identified the significance of a new class of chemical reactions involving three molecules that each... 5 days
Single molecules can work as reproducible transistors—at room temperature
PHYS.ORG August 14, 2017—A major goal in the field of molecular electronics, which aims to use single molecules as electronic components, is to make a device where a quantized, controllable flow... 5 days
NASA Reignites Program for Nuclear Thermal Rockets
PHYS.ORG In its pursuit of missions that will take us back to the moon, to Mars, and beyond, NASA has been exploring a number of next-generation propulsion concepts. Whereas existing concepts have their advantages –... 6 days
Circular RNA linked to brain function
SCIENCE DAILY Circular RNA is linked to brain function, scientists have shown for the first time. When a RNA molecule called Cdr1as was deleted from the genome of mice, the animals had problems filtering out unnecessary information --... 6 days
Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment
NEWS MEDICAL In a study looking at brain scans of people with mild loss of thought and memory ability, Johns Hopkins researchers report evidence of lower levels of... 6 days
Researchers obtain decacene, the largest acene ever synthesised
PHYS.ORG An international collaboration between synthetic chemists and surface scientists unveils a molecule formed by the linear fusion of 10 benzene rings, the longest acene prepared to date. 6 days
Astronomers reveal insights into the nature of a distant ultraviolet-bright star
PHYS.ORG A team of astronomers led by William Dixon of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, has presented new spectral analysis of the ultraviolet-bright star... 6 days
Ants can adapt their chemical profile over short evolutionary periods, say biologists
NEWS MEDICAL The bodies of ants and other insects are covered with a thin, wax-like layer that protects them from desiccation and enables them to exchange... 6 days
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How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
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America Was Once Tricked Into Believing Nuclear War Had Begun
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TED-Ed: The hunt for dark matter
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Often missing in the health care debate: Women’s voices
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