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Green Nylon Byproduct Of Cancer Research
2012-09-24 12:30:21

Researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, North Carolina, while working towards a cancer cure, came across an elusive molecule that can be used for the production of a cheaper and more ecologically friendly version of nylon.

2012-09-17 14:10:44

Chemists at UC San Diego have developed a method that for the first time provides scientists the ability to attach chemical probes onto proteins and subsequently remove them in a repeatable cycle.

'Promiscuous' Enzymes Still Prevalent In Metabolism Shown By New Study
2012-08-31 13:12:26

Challenges fundamental notion of enzyme specificity and efficiency

2012-08-23 23:50:10

Enzymes involved in breaking down fat can now be manipulated to work three times harder by turning on a molecular switch recently observed by chemists at the University of Copenhagen.

2012-07-30 06:27:03

Cocaine is presently the most abused major stimulant drug in America. It has also become the drug most frequently involved in emergency department visits.

2012-07-27 10:59:49

Researchers from the University of Kentucky have designed and discovered a series of highly efficient enzymes that effectively metabolize cocaine.


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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