Leaf-Inspired Photomicroreactor Could Power A Step Change In The Chemical Industry

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We talk to Dr. Tim Noel about work and inspiration behind his group's latest design, a photomicroreactor.

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The Big Fat Science Quiz of the Year 2016

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Test your knowledge of the biggest breakthroughs and announcements from the world of science last year.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Electrochemical HPLC Detection of Sugars in Foods and Beverages

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Ade Kujore talks about electrochemical HPLC analysis in food analysis.

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Leaf-Inspired Continuous-Flow Photochemistry

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Solar-powered photomicroreactor harnesses Sun's energy for continuous flow photoredox reactions.

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Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen and the ETH, Zurich, have combined to clarify the hydrogen spillover effect.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield

To unravel how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels, a Cornell professor studied the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum to decipher its metabolism. Understanding the bacterium’s sugar-processing complexities may lead to improved biofuel yields.

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The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease

The type of sugar you eat, and not just the calorie count, may determine your risk for chronic disease. A new study is the first of its kind to compare the effects of two types of sugar on metabolic and vascular function

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