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Employment

Layoffs on the mind

Chemjobber on how to not lose your identity in an uncertain economy

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CO₂ converts into formaldehyde at room temperature via a shelf-stable intermediate

The method can also be used to incorporate isotopic labels into organic molecules to aid drug discovery

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Vaccines

A big week for Ebola vaccines

Merck’s Ebola vaccine gets approved while public health workers deploy Janssen’s


Nanoparticles enable oral insulin delivery in mice

The particles help insulin, a peptide, to slip through the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream

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Photonics

Fluorescent nanoparticles light up rocks’ pores

A simple method reveals porosity of geological materials


Chemically tweaked nanotubes trap trions

Adding functional groups to carbon nanotubes lengthens lifetimes of the unusual subatomic quasiparticles