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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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Top ten chemical picks: Slinn Pickings

Math may help calculate way to find new drugs for diseases – Using mathematical concepts, Princeton researchers have developed a method of discovering new drugs for a range of diseases by calculating which physical properties of biological molecules may predict …

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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 Pickings – chemical happenings

What’s happening in the world of chemistry, Robert Slinn filters the latest news for Reactive Reports. Voiding defects: New technique makes LED lighting more efficient – Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are an increasingly popular technology for use in energy-efficient lighting. Researchers …

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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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