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September 30, 2016

Cooking up the ultimate sweetener

Manus Biosynthesis has developed a scalable fermentation process to make rebaudioside M, a highly sought zero-calorie sugar substitute

September 29, 2016

Antioxidant coating could help reduce marine biofouling

Surface interferes with formation of mussels’ biological glue

September 29, 2016

Who will win the 2016 Nobel Prize In Chemistry?

C&EN reporters and panelists predict the recipients of this year’s prestigious award during webcast

September 29, 2016

Neuron receptor helps spread toxic Parkinson’s fibrils

Transmembrane protein could serve as a new target for Parkinson’s therapies

September 28, 2016

Designer protein’s units communicate

Allosteric metalloprotein’s disulfide bond senses presence or absence of zinc ions at remote site

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