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May 26, 2016

Parmesan test can detect cheesy imposters

Real Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese does not contain cyclopropane fatty acids, found in the milk of cows fed fermented fodder

May 26, 2016

Cloud-forming particles don’t need sulfuric acid to assemble, trio of studies show

Findings could have implications for modeling climate effects

May 23, 2016

Un nuevo método sintético puede crear miles de potenciales antibióticos

Esta ruta genera macrólidos de forma modular a partir de building blocks sencillos

May 23, 2016

Aryl fluorosulfonates set new electrophile standard for cross-couplings

In situ generation of a more efficient coupling reagent from inexpensive phenols boosts Suzuki and Buchwald-Hartwig reactions

May 20, 2016

Multifaceted molecule casts a universal glow on cell surfaces

A new fluorescent probe binds to and illuminates the surfaces of bacterial, fungal, and mammalian cells

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