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A New Way to Mix Oil and Water

The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing...
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New Study: ‘Double Decker’ Antibody Technology Fights Cancer

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a new class of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), using a versatile “double...
antibiotics

Researchers Explore Ways to Remove Antibiotics Polluting Lakes and Rivers

Pharmaceuticals, including antibiotics, are an increasingly common pollutant in water systems, said Catherine Hui Niu, associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering...
Anti-Aging Therapies

New TSRI Research Reveals Pathway for Anti-Aging Therapies

Two new studies led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) could guide future therapies to improve health and lifespan. Together, the studies...
Spray dryer

New Spray Dryer Boosts Efficiency and Cost Savings for Industry

Spray dryers use hot gas to convert liquid to powders and are widely used by industry for the creation of dry foods – including...
medications

Chemists Use Electricity to Amp up Drug Manufacturing

Give your medicine a jolt. By using a technique that combines electricity and chemistry, future pharmaceuticals – including many of the top prescribed medications...
Mitochondria

More Functional DNA in Mitochondria Cures Male Infertility

Male infertility can be caused by mutations in the DNA of mitochondria, the powerhouses of cells. By increasing the total DNA amount in mitochondria,...
Electrosprays

A New Twist on Electrosprays

Although Vlahovska’s Saturn-shaped oil drop might seem far less commanding than their lookalike planet, they are undoubtedly more useful for Earthlings. An associate professor of...
renewable catalysts

New Chemical Reaction Developed at UCLA Could Eventually Yield New Fuels...

When scientists develop the chemical formulas for new products such as fuels and medications, they often must first create molecules that haven’t previously existed. A...
Microalgae

Algal Residue – an Alternative Carbon Resource for Pharmaceuticals and Polyesters

Microalgae have received much attention in biomass production due to many strains having a high biomass productivity per unit time and per unit area....
inks

Water-based and Biocompatible 2D Inks for Printed Electronics

Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed a method of producing water-based and inkjet printable 2D material inks, which could bring 2D crystal...
Polymer scaffolds

Polymer Scaffolds Build a Better Pill to Swallow

The huge doses of drugs required to combat cancer could be reduced thanks to the work of A*STAR researchers, and the drugs themselves may...
microspheres

Manufacturing Microspheres

Microencapsulation, in which a tiny particle of one material is encased within a shell made from another, is widely used in pharmaceuticals manufacturing and...
Superabsorbent Polymers

Saving Water with Superabsorbent Polymers

Soil conditioners called superabsorbent polymers have the potential to reduce irrigation needs for agricultural crops by storing water and nutrients and then releasing them...
cellular mechanisms

Stanford Scientists Revise a Decades-old Model of How Proteins Move in...

When things are going right in your body, it’s because long strings of brand-new proteins are being folded up into just the right tangles...
Galectin-3

Multitasking Proteins: Unexpected Properties of Galectin-3 

Chemistry research on sugar-binding proteins is as old as Frank Sinatra tunes. That's why a new protein interaction is like hearing Sinatra and Elvis...
microsize QR

A Tiny Answer to a Big Problem

The counterfeit drug industry is thriving. Criminals are cashing in on an estimated $200 billion in profits – nearly 10 percent of pharmaceuticals worldwide...
Disease Pathogens

Rapid Test Identifies Disease Pathogens

At present, bacteria, fungi or viruses can generally only be detected with certainty by way of elaborate laboratory tests or animal experiments. The food...
natural gas

Getting the most out of natural gas

ETH scientists have discovered a new catalyst that allows the easy conversion of natural gas constituents into precursors for the production of fuels or...
video

The Nanostructure Problem: Simon Billinge 

Only a highly inventive applied physicist—Simon Billinge—would use the example of a 19th-century painting to explain how an engineer analyzes the atomic structure of...