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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Berkeley Lab Researchers Create Next-Generation Chemical Mapping on the Nanoscale – Berkeley Lab scientists at the Molecular Foundry have pioneered a new chemical mapping method that provides unprecedented insight into materials at the nanoscale. These new maps will guide researchers …

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Latest chemistry news

Novel nanosensor platform for direct detection of a cancer biomarker in blood – In a recent development, scientists in Spain have developed a rapid nanochannel-based immunoassay capable of the filtering and subsequent detection of proteins in whole blood without any …

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Yet more chemistry news

New method takes snapshots of proteins as they fold – Scientists have invented a way to ‘watch’ proteins fold — in less than thousandths of a second — into the elaborate twisted shapes that determine their function. LED products billed …

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Chemical hits from Slinn Pickings

Space ice goes against the grain – Space ice made from a mixture of methanol and water expands under pressure, and shrinks when heated – the opposite behaviour to most solids. Dominic Fortes at University College London, UK, is interested …

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A chemical decathlon: Slinn Pickings

Atom-thick sheets unlock future technologies – A new way of splitting layered materials, similar to graphite, into sheets of material just one atom thick could lead to revolutionary new electronic and energy storage technologies. ‘Cornell dots’ that light up cancer …

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Chemistry news distilled – Slinn Pickings

Guest contributor, chemist Robert Slinn of the University of Liverpool, filters the latest happenings from the world of chemistry. Defense mechanism against bacteria and fungi deciphered – To defend microbial attacks, the human body naturally produces a group of antibiotics, …

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