Researchers prove they can engineer proteins to find new targets with high selectivity, a critical advance toward potential new treatments to help neuroregeneration, cytokine storm.
yesterday • ~7 min
A strategy for preventing boron-containing compounds from breaking down could help medicinal chemists design new drugs.
March 2, 2021 • ~5 min
Reducing internal losses could pave the way to low-cost perovskite-based photovoltaics that match silicon cells’ output.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~9 min
A steady decline in the levels of ozone-harming CFCs in the atmosphere has resumed, scientists say.
Feb. 10, 2021 • ~3 min
Einsteinium: 100 years after Einstein's Nobel Prize, researchers reveal chemical secrets of element that bears his name
The element was discovered in the fallout of a thermonuclear blast.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~7 min
Junior Fellow Mireille Kamariza is an award-winning scientist and entrepreneur, who was recognized for inventing a portable, low-cost diagnostic tool to detect tuberculosis.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~10 min
Several hundred children worldwide live with progeria, a deadly premature aging disease.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~9 min
The bacteria scrub out nitrogen, potentially defending against certain nutrient overloads.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~7 min
Research suggests the products of transcription — RNA molecules — regulate their own production through a feedback loop.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~8 min
Wildfire smoke changes dramatically as it ages, and that matters for downwind air quality – here's what we learned flying through smoke plumes
Thousands of chemical compounds in wildfire smoke are interacting with each other and sunlight as the smoke travels. For people downwind, it can become more toxic over time.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~8 min