Chemical technology news from across RSC Publishing.
May 2006, Issue 5
South Korean scientists have used fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) to detect DNA hybridisation in a microfluidic channel.
US researchers have demonstrated a polymeric catalyst that is easily removed from solution.
German and Swiss researchers have found a simple method for making very long lipid tubes for use in tailor-made microfluidic networks.
Inorganic chemists have developed a fuel cell that uses the same material for both of its electrodes.
Chemists are working with fire safety researchers to investigate high throughput techniques for speeding up the testing of fire retardant materials.
Chemists from Israel and China have developed a functionalised electrode that acts as a memory element for encoding and processing information.
Cellulose is set to become a bio-renewable feed-stock to rival petroleum-based alternatives, according to Shengdong Zhu of Wuhan Institute of Chemical Technology, China.
Healthy and cancerous cells lining the oesophagus fluoresce in different ways, report French researchers.
One of the Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education was recently awarded to Queen's University Ionic Liquids Laboratories (QUILL), Belfast, UK.
Celebrating a successful first year of publication, RSC Publishing will provide free access to all readers of its two new journals, Soft Matter and Molecular BioSystems.
Over 200 people gathered at the RSC reception in the Hilton Hotel, Atlanta on 26th March.
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Growing biocompatible implants for surgical applications has become easier than ever before, say a multidisciplinary team of German scientists.
Chemical Technology 2006 Issue 5
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