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Food Science

Pittsburgh’s fermentation fascination

Pittsburgh’s annual festival showcases pickling, microorganisms, and food science


Bile acids sneak nanoparticles into the bloodstream

Researchers fed rats nanoparticles coated in bile acids in a step toward to making more drugs orally available

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Periodic graphics: Platinum drugs for cancer

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning examines the chemistry and impact of cisplatin and its sibling compounds

Novo Nordisk R&D restructuring signals move to finding innovation externally

The drug company is cutting 400 R&D positions and opening 4 new research centers to boost its stem cell therapy work

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Chemical Bonding

Chemists predict ghostly molecule

Electromagnetic fields could create molecule-like electron density around single atom, according to computer simulations

Designer protein tackles binding

For the first time, researchers have designed a protein from scratch that can bind a specific target molecule