Innovative Methods to Detect Viruses in Food

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Because of this increasing number of enteric virus outbreaks, it has become even more important to have reliable and widely applicable techniques for the detection and quantification of viruses in food samples.

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Leaf-Inspired Continuous-Flow Photochemistry

News

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

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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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Optimization of a Vacuum Ultraviolet Photoionization source for GC used with a High Resolution TOFMS

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-Tune solution allows optimization of ion source parameters for
both proton transfer and direct ionization
-Independent ionization processes exist for M+ and MH+
-Optimizing for dopant signal intensity yields inferior results
-Degree of fragmentation remains relatively constant over a
range of source conditions

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What Rings Do Medicinal Chemists Use, And Why?

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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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Sustainable Catalysis With Iron Salts

Sustainable Catalysis With Iron Salts

Researchers have developed a catalytic method that uses iron, one of the cheapest, most abundant metals on Earth.

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Artificial Silk Made from Whey Protein

Scientists spin artificial silk from whey protein X-ray study throws light on key process for production

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Nanoscience and Magnetic Fields Used in Biochemical Tests

Cutting-edge nanoscience has been combined with a magnetic phenomenon discovered more than 170 years ago to create a method for speedy medical tests. The discovery, if commercialized, could lead to faster test results for HIV, Lyme disease, syphilis, rotavirus and other infectious conditions.

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New Adsorbent Selectively Captures Soluble Organic Contaminants in Water

An adsorbent that can selectively capture soluble organic contaminants in water has been developed. This water treatment is a fluorine-based nanoporous polymer that can selectively remove water-soluble micromolecules.

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