Chemists find a way to unboil eggs

UC Irvine and Australian chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites – an innovation that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sodium's explosive secrets revealed

The spectacular reaction of alkali metals with water was poorly understood — despite being a staple of chemistry classes.

13 hours ago from Nature News

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Entanglement On a Chip

A new microchip component can generate a continuous stream of entangled photons for potential applications in quantum cryptography, researchers say.

9 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Researchers image and measure tubulin transport in cilia

Defective cilia can lead to a host of diseases and conditions in the human body—from rare, inherited bone malformations to blindness, male infertility, kidney disease and obesity. Scientists ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Engineering self-assembling amyloid fibers

Nature has many examples of self-assembly, and bioengineers are interested in copying or manipulating these systems to create useful new materials or devices. Amyloid proteins, for example, ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Programmed synthesis towards multi-substituted benzene derivatives

Chemists at the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University and the JST-ERATO Project have developed a new method to accomplish the programmed synthesis of benzene derivatives ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers use oxides to flip graphene conductivity

Graphene, a one-atom thick lattice of carbon atoms, is often touted as a revolutionary material that will take the place of silicon at the heart of electronics. The unmatched speed at which ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Electronic circuits with reconfigurable pathways closer to reality

Multitasking circuits capable of reconfiguring themselves in real time and switching functions as the need arises—this is the promising application stemming from a discovery made at EPFL and ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nanoshuttle wear and tear: It's the mileage, not the age

As nanomachine design rapidly advances, researchers are moving from wondering if the nanomachine works to how long it will work. This is an especially important question as there are so many ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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How ionic: Scaffolding is in charge of calcium carbonate crystals

Nature packs away carbon in chalk, shells and rocks made by marine organisms that crystallize calcium carbonate. Now, research suggests that the soft, organic scaffolds in which such crystals ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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