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Unnatural chemicals

‘Unnatural’ chemical allows Salk researchers to watch protein action in brain cells – Researchers at the Salk Institute have been able to genetically incorporate "unnatural" amino acids, such as those emitting green fluorescence, into neural stem cells, which then differentiate …

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This week’s chemistry news – Slinn Pickings

An NMR machine in a fume hood – Scientists in Germany have demonstrated a portable nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer that's small enough to be placed in a fume cupboard to monitor the progress of a reaction in situ. Scientists …

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This week’s chemistry news – Slinn Pickings

Quantum leap: Magnetic properties of a single proton directly observed for the first time – Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz, together with their colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg …

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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Team solves decades-old molecular mystery linked to blood clotting – Researchers report that they are the first to describe in atomic detail a chemical interaction that is vital to blood clotting. Hard x-rays to watch chemical reactions – Chemists can …

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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Zinc complexes as anti-microbial wound dressings – Scientists in the UK have made metal-containing thin films that can be incorporated into wound dressings or on surfaces to kill microbes and bacteria in hospitals. Endosulfan banned as agreement is reached with …

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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Water molecules characterize the structure of DNA genetic material – Water molecules surround the genetic material DNA in a very specific way. Lignin cut down to size by nickel catalyst – A nickel-based homogeneous catalyst that breaks down lignin – …

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