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PLANT DISCOVERY OPENS FRONTIERS

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a biochemical mechanism fundamental to plant life that could have far-reaching implications...

Cannabis chemical CBD could 'save lives' of heroin addicts by reducing their cravings

CANNABIS CHEMICAL CBD COULD 'SAVE LIVES' OF HEROIN ADDICTS BY REDUCING THEIR CRAVINGS

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York gave CBD to former heroin addicts in a study of 42 people,...

 
 
 

A GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ESCHERICHIA COLI STRAIN OVEREXPRESSING THE NITROREDUCTASE NFSB IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING THE HERBICIDE D-DIBOA WITH 100% MOLAR YIELD

The use of chemical herbicides has helped to improve agricultural production, although its intensive use has led to environmental damages....

Chemicals in shampoo, toys and floorboards may raise our risk of obesity

CHEMICALS IN SHAMPOO, TOYS AND FLOORBOARDS MAY RAISE OUR RISK OF OBESITY

A study by the University of Novi Sad in Serbia found people with higher levels of phthalates in their urine were more likely to be...

 
 
 
A program that pushes science forward

A PROGRAM THAT PUSHES SCIENCE FORWARD

By Danielle Pycior | Bond LSC It's the little things we take for granted, and for science experiments, one of those are enzymes. French...

Monsanto / Bayer faces financial annihilation after third court loss, $2 billion in damages stemming from residential use of Roundup weed killer

MONSANTO / BAYER FACES FINANCIAL ANNIHILATION AFTER THIRD COURT LOSS, $2 BILLION IN DAMAGES STEMMING FROM RESIDENTIAL USE OF ROUNDUP WEED KILLER

Monsanto was acquired last June by Bayer, a chemical corporation whose chairperson was found guilty of crimes against humanity during...

 
 
 
Fruit of Ceylon ironwood found to have potent antioxidant properties

FRUIT OF CEYLON IRONWOOD FOUND TO HAVE POTENT ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES

The fruit of the evergreen tree Manilkara hexandra Dubard is not well-studied so researchers from India decided to analyze its chemical...

ARDUINO‐PH TRACKER AND SCREENING PLATFORM FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF RECOMBINANT CARBONIC ANHYDRASE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI

Abstract Carbonic anhydrase is an ancient enzyme with zinc ion as its active site, which catalyzes the chemical reaction of carbon...

 
 
 
New Study Shows This Type of Sunscreen Enters the Bloodstream After One Use

NEW STUDY SHOWS THIS TYPE OF SUNSCREEN ENTERS THE BLOODSTREAM AFTER ONE USE

Chemical sunscreens have undergone some major public scrutiny within the last year. In May of 2018, Hawaii banned all chemical sunscreens...

Study: We Absorb High Level of Sunscreen Chemicals

STUDY: WE ABSORB HIGH LEVEL OF SUNSCREEN CHEMICALS

Experts are quick to say the known risk from the sun's rays is greater than the potential risk posed by these chemicals. Keep using...

 
 
 

RECENT PROGRESS IN ATOMIC LAYER DEPOSITION OF MOLYBDENUM DISULFIDE: A MINI REVIEW

Abstract As a kind of specially modified chemical vapor deposition , atomic layer deposition has long been used to fabricate thin films....

METABOLIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CHITINOLYTIC BACTERIUM SERRATIA MARCESCENS USING A GENOME-SCALE METABOLIC MODEL

Serratia marcescens is a chitinolytic bacterium that can potentially be used for consolidated bioprocessing to convert chitin to value-added...

 
 
 

SHAKE FLASK METHODOLOGY FOR ASSESSING THE INFLUENCE OF THE MAXIMUM OXYGEN TRANSFER CAPACITY ON 2,3-BUTANEDIOL PRODUCTION

Production of 2,3-butanediol from renewable resources is a promising measure to decrease the consumption of fossil resources in the...

PURIFICATION AND BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ORGANIC SOLVENT‐TOLERANT AND DETERGENT‐STABLE LIPASE FROM STAPHYLOCOCCUS CAPITIS

Abstract A mesophilic bacterial culture, producing an extracellular alkaline lipase, was isolated from the gas‐washing wastewaters...

 
 
 
Greta Van Fleet, Chemical Brothers & Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival Announced for Forest Hills 2019 Season

GRETA VAN FLEET, CHEMICAL BROTHERS & WILLIE NELSON'S OUTLAW MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED FOR FOREST HILLS 2019 SEASON

Forest Hills Stadium unveiled its summer schedule Monday with a mix of 16 concerts, music festivals and family events booked at...

Green and insulating: Researchers develop sustainable fireproofing materials from waste paper

GREEN AND INSULATING: RESEARCHERS DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE FIREPROOFING MATERIALS FROM WASTE PAPER

Swiss researchers found a hot new purpose for waste paper products. They developed a chemical process that can turn paper into a fireproof...

 
 
 

A FINALIZED DETERMINANT FOR COMPLETE LIGNOCELLULOSE ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION POTENTIAL TO MAXIMIZE BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION IN BIOENERGY MISCANTHUS

Miscanthus is a leading bioenergy crop with enormous lignocellulose production potential for biofuels and chemicals. However, lignocellulose...

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE METHODS USED FOR FINDING SURFACE ENERGY TO INVESTIGATE PROTEIN INTERACTION BEHAVIOR ON CHROMATOGRAPHIC SUPPORTS

Abstract Hydrophobic interaction chromatography, an important and effective purification strategy, is generally used for the purification...

 
 
 

MOLECULAR TRANSPORT THROUGH PRIMARY HUMAN SMALL INTESTINAL MONOLAYERS BY CULTURE ON A COLLAGEN SCAFFOLD WITH A GRADIENT OF CHEMICAL CROSS-LINKING

The luminal surface of the small intestine is composed of a monolayer of cells overlying a lamina propria comprised of extracellular...

Royal Society of London Elects Two Berkeley Lab Scientists

ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON ELECTS TWO BERKELEY LAB SCIENTISTS

From left to right: Inez Fung, Martin Head-Gordon Two Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists have been elected as Fellows...