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November 21, 2017

Pressure pumps up protein reaction yields

A common reaction for adding polyethylene glycol to proteins becomes way more efficient under high pressure

November 6, 2017

First triazenyl radicals stabilized and characterized

Material could be used for cathodes in lithium-ion batteries

November 6, 2017

Antiaromaticity flips single-molecule switch

Study shows comparatively unstable antiaromatic molecules can work well in molecular electronic devices

November 6, 2017

Study shows how tuberculosis sugars interact with mammalian receptors

Carbohydrate screening array has 60 synthesized glycans representative of those on TB surface

November 6, 2017

Making invisible inks more invisible

Simple process converts MOF in invisible ink to luminescent nanocrystals, providing reversible invisibility

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