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Drug Discovery

Macrocyclic peptides: Aiming for the perfect fit

The hunt for drugs that are big enough to interact with proteins but small enough to negotiate cell membranes is coming full circle


RNA

Click chemistry–based RNA sequencing captures bursts of transcription

A new technique allows scientists to track RNA expression in single cells at the moment genes are transcribed from DNA to RNA.

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Environment

Personal hygiene habits affect indoor air quality

Skipping a shower or slathering on lotion changes the mix of volatile organic compounds that waft off skin



Miniature polymeric tubes separate enantiomers

Devices could offer an alternative to chromatography and speed screening of chiral compounds