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Arginine Study Contributes to Understanding of Cell Membrane Properties

Nov 18 2016 FAYETTEVILLE Ark – New research at the University of Arkansas shows that arginine – one of 20 common amino acids – does not change its positive charge when inserted into the lipid ... - 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

UChicago Site of Radiocarbon Dating Discovery Named Historic Landmark

not 25 000 years ago as previously believed “This radiocarbon dating method was a transformative advance to archaeology and historical studies allowing the determination of the age of archeological sites and objects without reliance on ... - Read More

Toward 'Greener,' Inexpensive Solar Cells

Sep 29 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels But conventional panels are not without environmental costs too Now scientists are reporting in the Journal ... - Read More

Snake Venom Composition Could Be Related to Hormones and Diet

Sep 29 2016 Many people are afraid of snakes but scientists are now revealing insights about their venoms that could give even ophidiophobes an appreciation for the animals One team has found that the proteins ... - Read More

Preparing for (Another) Biological Attack

Sep 29 2016 In the weeks following the Sept 11 2001 attacks five people died from exposure to anthrax laced letters and several more were infected Fifteen years on the U S has spent billions ... - Read More

Frankfurter Fraud: Finding Out What's in Your Hot Dog

Sep 29 2016 Hot dogs are the perfect summer fare But knowing for sure what you're getting inside a bun can be difficult Now scientists have devised a method that could help prevent frankfurter fraud ... - Read More

The Low Down on Sweet N Low, Apple and Lettuce Can Remedy Garlic Breath, Using X-Rays to Figure Out Fats, and More in the Food Science News Source

without losing the natural label according to an article in Chemical & amp Engineering News C& amp EN the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society –American Chemical Society ACS |2016 09 15 JNEB is ... - Read More

An Expanded Genetic Code Is Shown Phototoxic to Cells

as much as 100 times more than produced by the most reactive natural base under ultraviolet light Ultraviolet light can damage the natural bases in DNA but cells have mechanisms to repair most of the ... - Read More

'Open Science' Paves New Pathway to Develop Malaria Drugs

was welcome to share data and collaborate by adding comments to an electronic notebook as part of the Open Source Malaria Consortium Some scientists designed and synthesized new generations of the antimalarial compounds others ran ... - Read More

Meeting Demand for 'Natural' Vanilla Calls for Creativity

is synthesized from guaiacol a petrochemical This ratio poses a problem as consumers demand more natural products Responding to the shift major food company Nestlé announced it would eliminate artificial additives which would include vanillin ... - Read More

Food Waste Could Store Solar and Wind Energy

erythritol and xylitol both naturally occurring compounds in foods Their findings showed that with one exception heat transfer within a mixture decreased as the nanotube diameter decreased They also found that in general higher density ... - Read More

Shedding Light on the Limits of the Expanded Genetic Code

are much better at absorbing light in the near visible range This type of light is abundant in the sun’s spectrum of radiation reaching the Earth’s surface and in the emission spectrum of standard fluorescent ... - Read More

Making a Multi-Use, Stiff Carbon Foam Using Bread

and biomass such as banana peels can be used to make these foams but they are not very stable are costly to make or have varied inner structures that cannot be adjusted So Yibin Li ... - Read More

UCLA Chemists Report New Insights About Properties of Matter at the Nanoscale

but not in UCLA R3 ” said García Garibay a member of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA “The design of UCLA R3 was successful We want to be able to control the viscosity to ... - Read More

Global Food Security, Eating Your Greens Could Help Your Game, Lower Cancer Risk with Ginger and Chili Peppers, and More in the Food Science News Source

and international appetites –American Society of Agronomy ASA Crop Science Society of America CSSA Soil Science Society of America SSSA |2016 08 31 Researchers have discovered an enzyme that plays a leading role in the ... - Read More
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