Tag Archives: nanotechnology

Robert Slinn’s chemical picks

Could Ketamine be used to treat depression? – Scientists at the University of Cambridge are investigating the possibility that Ketamine – a horse tranquiliser, used illegally as a class C hallucinogen – could be used medicinally to treat depression. What …

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Slinn Picking Chemistry

Filtered chemistry news from Robert Slinn for Reactive Reports. Tiny magnetic switch discovered – A Kiel research group, headed by Prof Rainer Herges, has succeeded for the first time in directly controlling the magnetic state of a single molecule at …

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Chemistry news from Slinn Pickings

Filtered chemistry news from Robert Slinn for Reactive Reports. Luminescence gives 2D pH images – Researchers in Germany have devised a safe method to image the pH of tissue in the human body. The method, which involves measuring the luminescence …

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Chemistry news – Slinn Pickings

Guest contributor, chemist Robert Slinn of the University of Liverpool, filters the latest happenings from the world of chemistry. Chemists separate water isomers – Nine years ago, Russian researchers sparked controversy when they claimed to have separated water into its …

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Naturally Fibrous Mimic

One of the important components of the extracellular matrix is collagen, which comprises the major structural protein component of higher organisms. However, it remains a major challenge to emulate the unique structural and biological properties of native collagenous biomaterials in …

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Fried Rust Could Prevent Arsenic Poisoning

A subject that we have returned to on several occasions, arsenic-contaminated drinking water, could one day become a thing of the past thanks to the unexpected discovery of the magnetic properties of rusty nanoparticles. Researchers at Rice University’s Center for …

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