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Chemistry news as a ten pack: Slinn Pickings

U of Alberta researcher discovers potential cancer therapy target – One of the most important genes in the human genome is called p53 and its function is to suppress tumours, according to Roger Leng, a researcher in the Faculty of …

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Slinn Pickings chemistry news

A protein reinforces memory and prevents forgetfulness – An international research study has shown that, in animal models, type 2 insulin (IGF-II) growth factor reinforces memory and prevents forgetfulness. New gift from Mother Nature’s medicine chest may help prevent and …

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Slinn Pickings – the six pack

A foaming six-pack of chemical news stories from Reactive Reports with Robert Slinn New microscopy method opens window on previously unseen cell features – Nongjian (N.J.) Tao and his colleagues at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have pioneered …

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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. Johns Hopkins scientists crack genetic code for form of pancreatic cancer – Scientists at Johns Hopkins have deciphered the genetic code …

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Spectroscopy, X-rays and arsenic

These are my SpectroscopyNOW headlines for this week: Color X-rays – X-rays are incredibly useful in diagnostic imaging but also come at a price because they are ionising and so have potential to damage tissues. In work that combines informatics, …

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How to make a bigger periodic table

A paper published this week in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics maps out 54 unknown chemical elements that could lie beyond element 118, ununoctium. Mendeleev’s original classification of the elements into groups and periods is underpinned by chemical quantum mechanics, which describes the …

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