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October 20, 2014

Reductive Dehalogenase Structures Solved

Structural Biology: Enzymes use vitamin B12 in unusual way, could be tools for bioremediation of halogenated pollutants

October 20, 2014

Pumpkin Spice Flavor

Popular lattes and treats contain no pumpkin, but boast plenty of food chemistry

October 20, 2014

Charged Polymers Package Proteins

Drug Delivery: Researchers use oppositely charged polypeptides to create a protective sphere around proteins

October 20, 2014

Fluorinated Coating Repels Blood On Medical Devices

Combination of tethered and liquid perfluorocarbons wards off blood clotting without the need for anticoagulants

October 20, 2014

Pills Simplify Fecal Transplants To Treat C. difficile Infections

Swallowing a capsule pits bacteria against bacteria in battle for gastrointestinal health

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