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February 19, 2017

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February 19, 2017

Feb. 17, 2017 — An international team of scientists used an X-ray laser to determine the structure of an insect virus’s crystalline protein ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Scientists have developed a method to obtain structural details on molecules in lipid membranes near gold nanoparticles. Their method, called SABERS, could help researchers who study drug delivery ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Researchers have made major progress in the production of two-dimensional polymer-based materials. To produce cloths from monomolecular threads, the scientists used SURMOFs, i.e. surface-mounted ... read more

Chemical Engineers Boost Bacteria's Productivity

Feb. 13, 2017 — Chemical engineers have designed a novel genetic switch that allows them to dramatically boost bacteria cells' production of useful chemicals by shutting competing metabolic pathways in the ... read more

Feb. 9, 2017 — The bacterial world is rife with unusual talents, among them a knack for producing electricity. In the wild, 'electrogenic' bacteria generate current as part of their metabolism, and now ... read more

Feb. 8, 2017 — A desktop diagnosis tool has been developed that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days. The breakthrough was made possible by a combination ... read more

How to Recycle Lithium Batteries

Feb. 7, 2017 — Research describes a new way to extract the lithium and the cobalt that make up the bulk of the metal components of rechargeable lithium ion ... read more

Pharmaceuticals from a Coal Mine?

Feb. 6, 2017 — Digging around in the dark can sometimes lead to interesting results: in the acidic waters of an abandoned coal mine in Kentucky (USA), researchers discovered ten previously unknown microbial natural ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — Significant progress in developing microbial fuel cells has been made by scientists, which rely on bacteria to generate an electrical current, that are cheaper and more ... read more

Feb. 3, 2017 — Chemists have published a different method, using enzymes derived from nature, that generates ammonia at room temperature. As a bonus, the reaction generates a small electrical ... read more

Developing Nanodiamond Materials

Feb. 2, 2017 — By designing modified diamonds, a researcher hopes to create diamond-based materials for multiple ... read more

Controlling Electron Spin Makes Water Splitting More Efficient

Feb. 1, 2017 — One of the main obstacles in the production of hydrogen through water splitting is that hydrogen peroxide is also formed, which affects the efficiency stability of the reaction and the stability of ... read more

Existing Reprocessing Techniques Prove Insufficient for Flexible Endoscopes

Jan. 31, 2017 — Current techniques used to clean endoscopes for reuse are not consistently effective, according to a new study. The findings of this study support the need for careful visual inspection and cleaning ... read more

Spider Silk Demonstrates Spider Man-Like Abilities

Jan. 31, 2017 — Spider silk offers new inspiration for developments in artificial muscle technology. The silk of the Ornithoctonus Huwena spider demonstrates impressive weight-lifting abilities with efficient, ... read more

Jan. 31, 2017 — Biomedical researchers have engineered the first examples of biomimetic structures composed from a mysterious class of proteins that lack any sort of internal structure. Researchers reveal the ... read more

Boosting the Solar Protection Factor With Rationally Designed, Nature-Inspired Sunscreens

Jan. 30, 2017 — The ideal sunscreen should block UVB and UVA radiation while being safe and stable. Scientists have introduced a new family of UVA and UVB filters based on natural sunscreen substances found in algae ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — Researchers are working toward a dye synthesis in nothing but water instead of using toxic solvents, by developing a highly efficient and environmentally friendly synthesis for organic ... read more

Jan. 27, 2017 — Most thermodynamic measurements of binding reactions rely on the validity of the law of mass action and the assumption of a dilute solution. Yet, important biological systems such as allosteric ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — The separation of uranium, a key part of the nuclear fuel cycle, could potentially be done more safely and efficiently through a new technique developed by chemistry researchers at Oregon State ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — Researchers have combined genetic engineering, super-resolution microscopy and biocomputation to allow them to see in 3D the protein machinery inside living cells. The study unveils key functional ... read more

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