Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquids

News

Five metals that are toxic have been found in in the liquid that creates the aerosol that e-cigarette users inhale when they vape.

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Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

Quiz

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Triboelectric Nanogenerators Boost Mass Spectrometry Performance

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Replacing conventional power supplies with TENG devices for charging the molecules being analyzed, can boost the sensitivity of mass spectrometers to unprecedented levels.

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What Rings Do Medicinal Chemists Use, And Why?

Poster

Investigation into the most common ring system and substitution patterns in the recent medicinal chemistry literature, as derived from the ChEMBL database.

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Do You Have A Games Console? You Could Be Solving The Structure Of Proteins

Article

Sjors Scheres solves the 3D structures of proteins. In this article, he tells us how Cryo-Electron Microscopy is shining new light on the workings of the protein machines in our cells.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

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Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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Meet Doublesex, the Sex Characteristics Gene
News

Doublesex is a "master gene" that plays a complex role in matching the right physical trait to the right sex.

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‘Regulator Ready’ Stem Cell Lines Released
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The EUTCD-grade stem cell lines are now available for clinical development, where they can be used to advance regenerative medicine.

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Seeing a Stem Cell's Future
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A new super resolution imaging approach enables the state of stem cells to be assessed simply and earlier than previously possible.

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