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July 25, 2016 | Analytical SCENE | Biological SCENE | Environmental SCENE

Analysis provides a glimpse at the lifestyle of our single-celled ancestors

Researchers discover that the last universal common ancestor between bacteria and archaea likely lived in a hydrothermal vent, fixed nitrogen, and relied on hydrogen and carbon dioxide

July 25, 2016 | Biological SCENE | Environmental SCENE

Legionnaires’ outbreaks in Flint linked to corrosive tap water

Corrosion in drinking water pipes allows deadly bacteria to flourish

July 25, 2016 | Biological SCENE | JACS In C&EN | Organic SCENE

Shortcut leads to branched tryptophans

An evolved enzyme builds β-branched tryptophan analogs in one step

July 25, 2016 | Analytical SCENE | Materials SCENE

Adding a catalytic membrane to lithium-air batteries improves performance

Preventing buildup of harmful products boosts battery efficiency and lifetime

July 25, 2016

Agricultural chemical deals ripen

Milestones are hit in all three global agchem transactions now in play

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