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New colors, a new world of pigments continue to evolve from accidental blue discovery

A bright blue compound that was first discovered by accident seven years ago in an Oregon State University laboratory and has since garnered global attention has now led to the more rational and methodical development ... - Read More

New cost-effective silicon carbide high voltage switch created

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a high voltage and high frequency silicon carbide SiC power switch that could cost much less than similarly rated SiC power switches The findings could lead to ... - Read More

"Weighing" Atoms with Electrons

Oct 12 2016 The different elements found in nature each have their distinct isotopes For carbon there are 99 atoms of the lighter stable carbon isotope 12C for each 13C atom which has one more ... - Read More

IU Scientists Discover 'Supramolecule' That Could Help Reduce Nuclear, Agricultural Waste

First evidence for new molecular structure could open doors to chemical solutions for environmental problems FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 12 2016 BLOOMINGTON Ind Indiana University researchers have reported the first definitive evidence for a new ... - Read More

Toxicoepigenetics: The Emerging Field Many Are Exploring Without Knowing It

they just might not realize it ” The epigenome is the master regulator of gene expression and thus has an integral role in nearly every physiological process Therefore toxicologists who research health exposure related disease ... - Read More

Sir Fraser Stoddart Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Oct 10 2016 EVANSTON Sir Fraser Stoddart Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University today Oct 5 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry The ... - 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

New UAH Lab Seeks Answers to Particle, Cloud Mysteries

A new laboratory at The University of Alabama in Huntsville UAH is setting out to solve some of the fundamental mysteries about one of the common compounds floating in the atmosphere and what effects if ... - Read More

Scientists Rev Up Speed of Bionic Enzyme Reactions

Oct 10 2016 Bionic enzymes got a needed boost in speed thanks to new research at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab By pairing a noble metal with a natural enzyme ... - Read More

Professor, Graduate Student Unravel Mystery of Bacteria's Antibiotic Resistance

a family of enzymes that catalyze chemical reactions that are essential for microbial survival These latest findings represent the first detailed biochemical characterization of a flavoenzyme involved in antibiotic resistance according to the authors Tuberculosis ... - 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

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

Ames Lab Discovers Way to Make Alane a Better Hydrogen Fuel Option for Vehicles

Sep 28 2016 Scientists at the U S Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory in collaboration with several partners have discovered a less expensive more energy efficient way to produce alane – aluminum trihydride – a ... - Read More

In Bird Feathers, Scientists Find Hints About Color of Extinct Animals

Sep 24 2016 In order to discover the true colors of ancient animals scientists are using X rays to closely examine the chemical details of modern bird feathers The researchers were able to map elements ... - 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

Ludwig Researchers Solve a Mystery of Early Embryonic Development

by adding three identical molecules known as methyl groups at a specific place on a packaging protein known as histone 3. Dahl a visiting scholar in Ren’s lab and co first author on the Nature ... - Read More

Making Catalysts Smarter

in a paper published Monday Sept 19 in the journal Nature Chemistry Titled “Adsorbate mediated strong metal support interactions in oxide supported Rh catalysts ” the paper describes a new approach to dynamically tune how ... - Read More

Cleaning Concrete Contaminated with Chemicals

that would be too expensive ” said Tenney “We need to decontaminate it and make it safe The public has to be confident enough to come back and use the affected facility ” The project ... - Read More

Water helps assembly of biofibers that could capture sunlight

When it comes to water some materials have a split personality and some of these materials could hold the key to new ways of harnessing solar energy These small assemblies of organic molecules have parts ... - Read More
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