Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

Quiz

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

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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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A Single High-Fat Meal Can Damage Your Metabolism

News

Acute dietary fat intake initiates alterations in energy metabolism and insulin resistance.

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

Article

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

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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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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

News

Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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NMR Shows New Molecular Phenomenon
News

A new technology has shown a molecule self-assembling into different forms when passing between solution state to solid state, and back again.

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Examining Exploding Stars Through the Atomic Nucleus
News

Michigan State University investigate stellar production of the radioactive isotope aluminum-26 present in the Milky Way.

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The Potential of Gene Editing to Revolutionize Agriculture
News

Gene editing — one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology — enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes.

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