Robotic scientists could speed up scientific discovery, while human scientists work from home, developers say.
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Researchers discover mysterious bacteria that break it down in the gut.
Tags: science-technology chemistry heart-disease bacteria emily-balskus chemistry-and-chemical-biology broad-institute caitlin-mcdermott-murphy microbiome microbes gut microbiology ramnik-xavier center-for-microbiome-informatics-and-therapeutics cholesterol cell-host-and-microbe coprostanol damian-plichta douglas-kenny metagenomics
A history of the drug crystal meth.
June 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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STEM students from underrepresented groups consistently get lower grades in intro chemistry courses, research finds. That gap has major consequences.
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"Artificial Chemist is a truly autonomous system that can intelligently navigate through the chemical universe."
Tags: machine-learning chemistry artificial-intelligence quantum-dots nanotechnology material-science science-and-technology
Wei Hsi “Ariel” Yeh dedicated her research in chemistry to solving some of the vast genetic mysteries behind hearing loss.
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The chemical weapon, tear gas, was used in Washington DC, Los Angeles, Orlando and several other cities to control crowds protesting the death of George Floyd. But what is it? Does it cause harm?
June 4, 2020 • ~4 min
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Automated tabletop machine could accelerate the development of novel drugs to treat cancer and other diseases.
Tags: chemistry medicine research drug-development proteins school-of-science national-science-foundation-nsf
Researchers have found a way to design an antibody that can identify the toxic particles that destroy healthy brain cells – a potential advance in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Tags: alzheimers-disease chemistry neuroscience dementia
“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
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