Tag Archives: silicon

Slinn Pickings: Crystal clear

Three-dimensional atomic imaging of crystalline nanoparticles – Researchers report the 3D reconstruction of a complex crystalline nanoparticle at atomic resolution. Drug discovery: A question of library design – Two approaches have emerged for creating libraries of compounds for use in …

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Slinn Pickings – chem news

Extreme oxygen isotope anomaly with a solar origin detected in meteoritic organics – Analysis of micrometre-sized grains of acid-insoluble organic matter from a carbonaceous chondritic meteorite recovered in Antarctica shows that the organic matter has the highest 18 O/16 O …

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Reactive Chemistry Interviews

Issue #73 Egon Willighagen Egon Willighagen is one of the new breed of chemists who are using the information tools of our age—the blogs, wikis, and online social media—to further their chemistry and benefit the wider chemical community.More… #71 Andrew …

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Cranberries and Urinary Tract Infections

It’s not the acidity of cranberry juice that prevent urinary track infections and cystitis, it’s natural chemicals in the tarty juice that prevent pathogenic bacteria from adhering to the cells that line the urinary tract. That’s according to research in …

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MEMS and implantable chips

Silicon chips and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) that can be implanted in the human body will only be possible with a clearer understanding of the interactions between single-crystal silicon and human tissues and fluids, for example, formation of mineral apatite. This …

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