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Propionate, a common food ingredient, may increase diabetes and obesity risk: Study

PROPIONATE, A COMMON FOOD INGREDIENT, MAY INCREASE DIABETES AND OBESITY RISK: STUDY

Whenever people eat pastries or foods with artificial flavoring, they end up ingesting a hormone-disrupting chemical called propionate....

WATER TREATMENT TECHNICIAN - CHEMTREAT DANAHER - CHEYENNE, WY

Other duties as assigned by manager. Consistently calibrate pumps and perform repairs that restore chemical feeds. Capability of learning...

 
 
 
IAmScience Fernanda Amaral

IAMSCIENCE FERNANDA AMARAL

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC Growing up on farm in Brazil, Fernanda Amaral often wondered why her father had to treat the soil with nitrogen...

Unlicensed medical 'cures' are flourishing in closed Facebook groups, where cancer treatments - and even surgery - are sold beyond the reach of the law

UNLICENSED MEDICAL 'CURES' ARE FLOURISHING IN CLOSED FACEBOOK GROUPS, WHERE CANCER TREATMENTS - AND EVEN SURGERY - ARE SOLD BEYOND THE REACH OF THE LAW

Facebook; Healing Oracle/YouTube; Samantha Lee/Business Insider In a closed Facebook group, British woman Amanda Mary Jewell has for...

 
 
 
Homegrown researcher

HOMEGROWN RESEARCHER

Years at MU lands student turned faculty tenure-track position Maggie Lange-Osborn is a newly appointed assistant professor in the...

Philly refinery blast released 5,000 pounds of deadly chemical, federal investigators say

PHILLY REFINERY BLAST RELEASED 5,000 POUNDS OF DEADLY CHEMICAL, FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAY

Federal investigators say an aging, failed elbow pipe appears to be the cause of a June fire and subsequent explosions that injured...

 
 
 

ROBUST STRUCTURE MEASURES OF METABOLIC NETWORKS THAT PREDICT PROKARYOTIC OPTIMAL GROWTH TEMPERATURE

Metabolic networks reflect the relationships between metabolites and the enzymes , and are of particular interest since they describe...

GENETICALLY ENCODED BIOSENSORS FOR LIGNOCELLULOSE VALORIZATION

Modern society is hugely dependent on finite oil reserves for the supply of fuels and chemicals. Moving our dependence away from these...

 
 
 

SINGLE MUTATION AT A HIGHLY CONSERVED REGION OF CHLORAMPHENICOL ACETYLTRANSFERASE ENABLES ISOBUTYL ACETATE PRODUCTION DIRECTLY FROM CELLULOSE BY CLOSTRIDIUM THERMOCELLUM AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES

Esters are versatile chemicals and potential drop-in biofuels. To develop a sustainable production platform, microbial ester biosynthesis...

BIOSWITCH: A TOOL FOR THE DETECTION OF BISTABILITY AND MULTI-STEADY STATE BEHAVIOUR IN SIGNALING AND GENE REGULATORY NETWORKS

AbstractMotivationMulti-steady state behaviour, and in particular multi-stability, provides biological systems with the capacity to...

 
 
 
Russia & China to build world's largest petrochemical plant

RUSSIA & CHINA TO BUILD WORLD'S LARGEST PETROCHEMICAL PLANT

An agreement worth more than $13 billion has been signed between China National Chemical Engineering Group and Russia's RusGasDobycha...

Unlocking the Biochemical Treasure Chest Within Microbes

UNLOCKING THE BIOCHEMICAL TREASURE CHEST WITHIN MICROBES

An illustration imagining the molecular machinery inside microbes as technology. Secondary metabolites - the compounds produced by...

 
 
 

DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTONOMOUSLY REPLICATING VIRAL EXPRESSION SYSTEM TAILORED FOR CATHARANTHUS ROSEUS

Abstract Catharanthus roseus is an important medicinal plant with a capacity to synthesize > 130 monoterpinoid indole alkaloids. Many...

IAmScience Saurav Sarma

IAMSCIENCE SAURAV SARMA

By Danielle Pycior | Bond LSC Saurav Sarma grew up amongst tea plantations and medicinal plants in the northeastern corner of India...

 
 
 
Trash to Treasure: Scientists Convert Municipal Waste to Biofuel Precursors

TRASH TO TREASURE: SCIENTISTS CONVERT MUNICIPAL WASTE TO BIOFUEL PRECURSORS

Berkeley Lab scientists Ning Sun and Jipeng Yan, co-authors of a new study on converting waste to biofuel precursors, at the Advanced...

Monsanto owner Bayer sued in Australia over cancer linked to Roundup

MONSANTO OWNER BAYER SUED IN AUSTRALIA OVER CANCER LINKED TO ROUNDUP

An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type...

 
 
 

SCREENING, ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOSURFACTANT-PRODUCING BACILLUS TEQUILENSIS STRAIN ANSKLAB04 FROM BRACKISH RIVER WATER

Abstract Biosurfactants are amphiphilic compounds produced by micro-organisms that are excreted extracellularly and contain hydrophobic...

Chemical companies agree to end fight over pesticide ban

CHEMICAL COMPANIES AGREE TO END FIGHT OVER PESTICIDE BAN

Chemical companies gave up their fight over California's ban of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to learning and development...

 
 
 
Fallout 4: 5 Most Useful Chems | Game Rant

FALLOUT 4: 5 MOST USEFUL CHEMS | GAME RANT

There are a bunch of consumables in Fallout 4 , but none are as useful as chems are. Chems, or chemicals, are the variety of consumable...

CONDUCTIVE, STRETCHABLE, AND SELF-HEALING IONIC GEL BASED ON DYNAMIC COVALENT BONDS AND ELECTROSTATIC INTERACTION

Abstract Integrating multiple functions into one gel that can be widely applied to electronic devices as well as chemical and biomedical...