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2010-09-17 13:50:59

UCLA physicists have taken a significant step in controlling chemical reactions mechanically, an important advance in nanotechnology.

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2010-08-26 22:49:46

For the first time ever, a completely man-made chemical enzyme has been successfully used to neutralise a toxin found naturally in fruits and vegetables.

2010-08-26 12:55:45

A unique experiment at Rice University that forces bacteria into a head-to-head competition for evolutionary dominance has yielded new insights about the way Darwinian selection plays out at the molecular level.

2010-08-19 15:13:52

Institute of Food Research scientists have discovered an unexpected synergy that helps break down fat.

2010-08-11 11:25:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 11 a.m.

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2010-08-03 08:59:02

Scientists have obtained the closest look yet of how a gargantuan molecular machine breaks down unwanted proteins in cells, a critical housekeeping chore that helps prevent diseases such as cancer.

2010-06-28 03:55:00

LONDON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- During the economic slowdown in 2009, food enzymes were successfully positioned as cost savers and process efficiency improvers in many application segments.

2010-05-20 10:10:53

A new method of analyzing squalene and squalane, oils often used in the production of cosmetics and vaccines, can show whether they came originally from the liver oil of deepwater sharks or from olive oil.

2010-05-17 07:46:00

SAN DIEGO, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

2010-04-29 12:56:48

'Smart' catalysts programmed to recognize specific molecular shape.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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