Academics call for renewed chemical weapons vigilance

The implications of chemical research must be reviewed, UK researchers argue. Nick Carne reports.

5 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Solar-Powered Yeast Are More Efficient Drug Factories

Researchers have outfitted brewer's yeast with light-harvesting semiconductors to boost chemical productivity.

5 hours ago from The Scientist

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Nanofiber carpet could lead to new sticky or insulating surfaces

Inspired by the extraordinary characteristics of polar bear fur, lotus leaves and gecko feet, engineering researchers have developed a new way to make arrays of nanofibers that could bring us ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Chinese fusion tool pushes past 100 million degrees

The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST), nicknamed the "Chinese artificial sun," achieved an electron temperature of over 100 million degrees in its core plasma during a four-month ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scorpion venom to shuttle drugs into the brain

The Peptides and Proteins lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has published a paper in Chemical Communications describing the use of a peptide derived from chlorotoxin, ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Smart skin' simplifies spotting strain in structures

Thanks to one peculiar characteristic of carbon nanotubes, engineers will soon be able to measure the accumulated strain in an airplane, a bridge or a pipeline or just about anything over ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Cotton-based hybrid biofuel cell could power implantable medical devices

A glucose-powered biofuel cell that uses electrodes made from cotton fiber could someday help power implantable medical devices such as pacemakers and sensors. The new fuel cell, which provides ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists find mysterious family of proteins are cellular pressure sensors

Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that a mysterious family of cellular proteins called OSCAs and TMEM63s are a novel class of mechanosensitive ion channels.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Targeted delivery: Cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor's 'address'

Purdue University researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right "address" in the body while also easing the painful side effects ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Recent study documents damage to rice crops by three fall-applied residual herbicides

Fall-applied residual herbicides are a commonly used control for glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrassone of the most troublesome weeds in Mid-South row crops. But research published in the ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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