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February 23, 2017

U.S. indicts a lab chemicals supplier

AK Scientific charged with illegally shipping hazardous chemicals

February 23, 2017 | Biological SCENE | Organic SCENE

Fighting fungal infection with targeted therapy

Tweaking the structure of a membrane-disrupting antifungal compound reduces collateral damage to mammalian cells

February 23, 2017

Surprising amyloid structure solved

Bacterial peptide forms amyloids with α-helices instead of β-sheets; new structures could be targets for antibiotics

February 22, 2017

Stable colloids made with inorganic molten salts

Potential applications include improved heat-transfer fluids and new inorganic thermoelectric materials

February 22, 2017

Harvesting therapeutic proteins from animal slobber

Scientists genetically engineered mice to secrete human nerve growth factor in their saliva, a first step toward using critter spit to crank out drugs

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