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Scientists Trace 'Poisoning' in Chemical Reactions to the Atomic Scale

Nov 24 2016 Researchers have revealed new atomic scale details about pesky deposits that can stop or slow chemical reactions vital to fuel production and other processes This disruption to reactions is known as deactivation ... - Read More

Ames Laboratory Scientists Create New Compound, First Intermetallic Double Salt with Platinum

and as Goethe wrote ultimately what holds the world and its compounds together in its inmost form ” The research is further discussed in a paper published in and featured on the cover of the ... - Read More

Sparkling Firework Droplets

Nov 21 2016 Washington D C November 21 2016 In Japan many adults hold fond childhood memories of fireworks as a symbol of the summer season Senko hanabi which translates to “sparkling fireworks ” emit ... - Read More

Ten Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov 21 2016 Ten Rutgers professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS an honor conferred on 381 other experts in the U S and abroad The fellows ... - Read More

Big Data for Chemistry: New Method Helps Identify Antibiotics in Mass Spectrometry Datasets

widely used bioactive compounds that include many antibiotics Mass spectrometry allows researchers to identify the chemical structure of a substance by separating its ions according to their mass and charge By running mass spectrometry data ... - Read More

Glow-in-the-Dark Dye Could Fuel Liquid-Based Batteries

of charging and draining Based on the experiments scientists also predict that BODIPY batteries would be powerful enough to be useful to society generating an estimated 2.3 volts of electricity The study focused on PM ... - Read More

Fast-Cooking Dry Beans Provide More Protein, Iron Than 'Slower' Varieties

is also higher in the quicker cooking beans in each of the four classes examined The authors acknowledge funding from the U S Agency for International Development the U S Department of Agriculture and the ... - Read More

Controversial Drug Approval Stirs Deep Concerns -- and Hope

are usually wheelchair bound by early adulthood and die in their late 20s to early 30s Some families of the dozen boys involved in the clinical trial leading to the approval of Exondys or eteplirsen ... - Read More

Improving Cryopreservation for a Longer-Lasting Blood Supply

Nov 17 2016 Freezing and reanimating your body is still science fiction but cryopreserving cells and certain tissues for future use is a reality Still the process could use some improvements to make it more ... - Read More

Salty Snow Could Affect Air Pollution in the Arctic

Nov 17 2016 In pictures the Arctic appears pristine and timeless with its barren lands and icy landscape In reality the area is rapidly changing Scientists are working to understand the chemistry behind these changes ... - Read More

Solar Smart Window Could Offer Privacy and Light Control on Demand

between two glass panes When the window is off the liquid crystals scatter light making the glass opaque The silicon layer absorbs the light and provides the low power needed to align the crystals so ... - Read More

UT Southwestern Reports Highest-Resolution Model to Date of Brain Receptor Behind Marijuana's High

Nov 17 2016 DALLAS Nov 16 2016 – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the most detailed 3 D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the chemical at ... - Read More

Argonne Radioisotopes Have Potential for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment

are essential to nuclear medicine In an effort to return to a stable mass isotopes known as radioisotopes emit radiation that can damage diseased tissue and can be traced in certain environments making them useful ... - Read More

International Team Decodes Cellular Death Signals

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 11 A M EST MONDAY NOVEMBER 14 2016 PITTSBURGH Nov 14 2016 – A multidisciplinary international team of scientists solved the mystery of a recently discovered type of controlled cell death ... - Read More

European Commission Proposal on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Fails to Protect Public

The Endocrine Society expressed disappointment today in the European Commission's revised proposal on defining and identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals EDCs citing unnecessarily narrow criteria for identifying EDCs that will make it nearly impossible for scientists ... - Read More

Tomoyasu Mani Wins 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists

Tomoyasu Mani former Goldhaber Fellow at the U S Department of Energy’s DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory and now an assistant professor in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Chemistry has received the 2016 Blavatnik Regional ... - Read More

Researchers Identify Enzyme That Removes Molecular Modifications From Transfer RNA

New research by scientists from the University of Chicago demonstrates that the mammalian enzyme ALKBH1 can remove molecular modifications from transfer RNA causing a measurable effect on protein translation in the cell The study published ... - Read More

Scientists discover 'supramolecule' that could help reduce nuclear, agricultural waste

Indiana University researchers have reported the first definitive evidence for a new molecular structure with potential applications to the safe storage of nuclear waste and reduction of chemicals that contaminate water and trigger large fish ... - Read More

Nano-Spike Catalysts Convert Carbon Dioxide Directly Into Ethanol

In a new twist to waste to fuel technology scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon ... - Read More

Discovery: A new form of light

Glow in the dark stickers weird deep sea fish LED lightbulbs all have forms of luminescence In other words instead of just reflecting light they make their own Now a team of scientists from the ... - Read More
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