Chemistry - Physics - Apr 1
Chemistry - Physics
Chemical reactions are used to produce all kinds of important molecules such as drugs, agrochemicals and materials. To create a drug with specific properties-polar enough to dissolve in the aqueous environment of the stomach and blood, but greasy enough to pass through cells or cross the blood-brain barrier-chemists usually swap out the starting materials.
Health - Chemistry - Mar 30
Health - Chemistry

The brain is one of our most vulnerable organs, as soft as the softest tofu. Brain implants, on the other hand, are typically made from metal and other rigid materials that over time can cause inflammation and the buildup of scar tissue.

Materials Science - Chemistry - Mar 23
Materials Science - Chemistry

In collaboration with Brookhaven National Lab, Berkeley Lab researchers were able to visualize a key feature of lithium titanate.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - Mar 19
Life Sciences - Chemistry

Stanford researchers have developed a method to genetically reprogram cells to build artificial structures.

Physics - Chemistry - Mar 18

SLAC Overview - Our Mission, Vision & Values SLAC By The Numbers Director's Office - Past SLAC Directors and Deputy Directors - Wolfgang (Pief) K. H.

Chemistry - Mar 26

Flavorings containing benzaldehyde can develop benzene under the influence of light - In 2013, the Stiftung Warentest found harmful benzene in drinks with cherry flavor.

Materials Science - Chemistry - Mar 20
Materials Science - Chemistry

A new way of making polymers adhere to surfaces may enable better biomedical sensors and implants.

Physics - Chemistry - Mar 19
Physics - Chemistry

Scientist Heinz Frei has spent decades working toward building an artificial version of one of nature's most elegant and effective machines: the leaf.

Chemistry - Physics - Mar 18
Chemistry - Physics

Researchers from the University of Geneva have developed a new method for creating chains of molecular rings with unparalleled sophistication.

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