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January 22, 2017

Avantium buys Liquid Light

Assets of start-up focused on making chemicals from CO2 go to Dutch research firm

January 20, 2017 | Analytical SCENE | Environmental SCENE

Cutting coal has reduced atmospheric mercury in northeastern U.S.

Decreased pollution from coal-fired power plants has led to a decline in the region’s atmospheric mercury since 2000

January 19, 2017 | Materials SCENE

Gecko-inspired adhesion controlled by light

Adhesive grips and releases objects thanks to UV-triggered azobenzene chemistry

January 19, 2017 | Biological SCENE

Making aptamers with biology’s help

RNA sequences from riboswitches and ribozymes provide scaffolds that help aptamers work better in cells

January 19, 2017

Big data technique predicts 12% of unknown protein structures

Milestone in modeling yields 100 new protein folds

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