Monthly Archives: March 2009

Nature’s Chemistry

Eight chemists share their vision of chemistry in the inaugural issue of Nature Chemistry is published today. Nobel Laureate Ryoji Noyori considers how chemical synthesis should develop so that chemists might tackle global problems. Harry Gray outlines plans for making …

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Cranberries and Urinary Tract Infections

It’s not the acidity of cranberry juice that prevent urinary track infections and cystitis, it’s natural chemicals in the tarty juice that prevent pathogenic bacteria from adhering to the cells that line the urinary tract. That’s according to research in …

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Drug Design on the Playstation

Just over a year ago I covered the possibility of using the Sony Playstation PS3 console, with its powerful Cell chip composed of a CPU and eight slave processors running Linux to do drug design. Now, Orr Ravitz of Canadian …

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