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April 29, 2016

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April 29, 2016

Apr. 22, 2016 — A team reports achieving real-time single molecule electronic DNA sequencing at single-base resolution using a protein nanopore array. The work sets the stage for revolutionary, cost-effective ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Scientists have found a new and better way to achieve a chemical reaction that is used widely in the pharmaceutical as well as flavor and fragrance ... read more

The Contrarian Dance of DNA

Apr. 20, 2016 — A piece of DNA's movements are often counterintuitive to those of objects in our everyday grasp. A rod of rubber, for example: bend it until its ends meet, and you can count on the elastic ... read more

New Optogenetic Tool Moves Proteins Within Cells to Study Biological Changes

Apr. 18, 2016 — Using a new optogenetic technique, scientists forced proteins out of the cell nucleus and into the cytoplasm, where they could no longer do their jobs. The researchers then watched in real time as ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Researchers have developed an innovative miniature fuel cell that can generate electricity from urine, creating an affordable, renewable and carbon-neutral way of generating ... read more

Apr. 16, 2016 — Scientists have developed a graphene-based sensor and switch that can detect harmful air pollution in the home with very low power ... read more

Apr. 16, 2016 — Researchers have developed an ultrathin, ultraflexible, protective layer and demonstrated its use by creating an air-stable, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. This technology will enable ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — By using a photoelectrode in which gold nanoparticles are loaded on an oxide semiconductor substrate, a research has worked to develop a method of artificial photosynthesis that may prove to be an ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — A new methodology has been developed for the selective formation of chiral molecules. The work combines two strategies which require very mild reaction conditions -- enantioselective iminium ion ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — A graphene-based sensor and switch has been developed that can detect harmful air pollution in the home with very low power ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — Nanoparticles are known to self-assemble at the air-water interface into large 2D sheets. Researchers discovered that an organic coating on the nanoparticles differs slightly between the two sides of ... read more

Flake-Like Nanoparticles Offer Reliable Rust Protection

Apr. 13, 2016 — Large quantities of steel are used in architecture, bridge construction and ship-building. Structures of this type are intended to be long-lasting, and have extensive and durable protection against ... read more

Ultra-Long, One-Dimensional Carbon Chains Are Synthesized for the First Time

Apr. 13, 2016 — Researchers have stabilized chains of more than 6,400 carbon atoms using double-walled ... read more

Tumble-Proof Cargo Transporter in Biological Cells

Apr. 12, 2016 — Ever wondered how molecular nanomotors work when transporting material such as organelles in the cell? Typically, nanomotors move along biopolymer filaments to go about their duties in the cell. ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — Research scientists in Germany have combined the benefits of organic and inorganic electronic materials in a new type of hybrid inks. This allows electronic circuits to be applied to paper directly ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — Biochemists have devised a clever way to make a variety of useful chemical compounds, which could lead to the production of biofuels and new pharmaceuticals, using an approach they call synthetic ... read more

Apr. 8, 2016 — Water molecules are 10,000 times more sensitive to ions than previously thought, new research shows. Water molecules are made up of one negatively charged oxygen atom and two positively charged ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Scientists demonstrated that a positively charged protactinium dioxide ion may not exist in aqueous solution like other highly charged actinides, such as uranium and ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — A new catalyst combining copper nanoparticles with a special type of graphene could lead to a greener way of producing ethylene, a key commodity ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Objects of the quantum world are of a concealed and cold-blooded nature: they usually behave in a quantum manner only when they are significantly cooled and isolated from the environment. Experiments ... read more

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