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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

The ‘molecular octopus’: A little brother of ‘Schroedinger’s cat’ – For the first time, the quantum behaviour of molecules consisting of more than 400 atoms was demonstrated by quantum physicists based at the University of Vienna in collaboration with chemists …

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A chemical decathlon

Fish oil fights weight loss due to chemotherapy – A new analysis has found that supplementing the diet with fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy. Published early online in …

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10 chemical picks

Researcher lists more than 4,000 components of blood chemistry – After three years of exhaustive analysis led by a University of Alberta researcher, the list of known compounds in human blood has exploded from just a handful to more than …

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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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Slinn Pickings: forensics and DNA

Crime scene DNA testing on the move – A microfluidic chip that can come up with a DNA profile in less than three hours has been designed by US scientists for use at crime scenes. The mystery of the disappearing …

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