51 min ago | The Guelph Mercury
In a report published in the journal Science on Thursday, three North Carolina researchers have determined that cockroaches have changed their internal chemistry in order to detect sweet substances as tasting bitter, thereby enabling them to avoid glucose-laced pesticides.
3 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News
Technion scientists developed and constructed a molecular transducer, which is an advanced computing machine.
5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
In humans, a polymer called melanin determines skin, eye and hair color-the darker the skin, the more melanin in a person's body.
6 hrs ago | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
Glow-in-the-dark stars on a child's bedroom ceiling may not have the same appeal for scientists as nanotechnology, but they do provide a good comparison point for Jill Millstone, assistant professor of chemistry at Pittsburg University, and the new nanoscale alloy that her team has developed.
9 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has agreed an initiative that will promote co-operation on scientific issues between the UK and Israel.
9 hrs ago | R & D
Scientists from the Joint Center for Structural Genomics at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have determined the 3D structure of the chemically active part of an enzyme involved in stuttering.
10 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News
The electric dipole moments, shown as arrows, of these two enantiomers of 1,2-propanediol are alike in all but one respect: The dipole moments along the C -axis point in opposite directions.
10 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
Harvard physicists have developed a novel technique that can detect molecular variants in chemical mixtures - greatly simplifying a process that is one of the most important, though time-consuming, processes in analytical chemistry.
12 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.
Cambridge, MA -- "Spring is like a perhaps hand," wrote the poet E. E. Cummings: "carefully / moving a perhaps / fraction of flower here placing / an inch of air there... / without breaking anything." With the hand of nature trained on a beaker of chemical fluid, the most delicate flower structures have been formed in a Harvard laboratory - and not ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Science Daily
Writing online in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a group led by University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry professor Helen Blackwell describes agents that effectively interfere with the "quorum sensing" behavior of Staphylococcus aureus , a bacterium at the root of a host of human infections ranging from acne to life-threatening ... (more)
14 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Our closest relatives, chimpanzees and gorillas, breast-feed their offspring for several years.
18 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press
Around 160 Year 7 and 8 students swapped school uniform for goggles and lab-coats yesterday as they took part in the nationwide Salters' Festival of Chemistry.
A magnificent period piece from mid-19th-century Russia has just received a bit of a renovation.
After weeks of rumors, former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland and Latin singer Paulina Rubio have joined ' X Factor ,' replacing Britney Spears and L.A. Reid.
METALNOX M6310 at the ReMaTec international trade fair for remanufacturing, June 16-18, 2013, in Booth #526 in Hall 11 of the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre in The Netherlands.
I will never forget the infectious enthusiasm of Zafra Lerman, one of the best chemistry teachers in the world, as she described teaching children about atomic unions in molecules by making them hold hands and dance.
London has long been considered a mecca of art and culture, so it is no surprise that it tends to poach talented artists from all over the world who want to be closer to the action.
Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich now report how byproducts of respiration cause mispairing of subunits in the double helix.