Vol. 1, No. 7
News and analysis
Researchers take inspiration from an insect pest.
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have teamed up with Celera Diagnostics to arrive at two novel genetic markers.
Companies involved in condom production and testing have vociferously rejected claims of a potential carcinogenic risk associated with use of their products.
Looking a bit frizzled today? Having another bad hair day?
Baltic State researchers take to the European stage.
Nanotechnologists are determined not to head down the path well trodden by ill-fated GM proponents.
Lab-on-a-chip technology could soon be going boldly into space in search of extra-terrestrial life, according to NASA scientists.
Celltech has accepted a cash offer from UCB, a Belgian pharmaceutical and chemical company, which values the UK biotechnology firm at about £1.53bn.
Oxford BioMedica develops new gene therapy product.
An online database of 'biological processes in humans' has been launched.
Nanotechnology start-ups with big, bold dreams based on cutting-edge research must think a bit more about their customers and a bit less about their technology.
After much planning, a new Centre of Excellence in Biocatalysis, Biotransformations and Biocatalytic Manufacture.
Southampton University, UK, is spinning out a new combinatorial chemistry company called Ilika.
Delegates attending a meeting on the role of science in criminal investigation were presented with the uncomfortable news.
High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) technology has been downsized to chip proportions.
Arnold Beckman was truly one of the grandfathers of modern-day science.
7th EU Framework Programme; Bell Laboratories; Microscience; Dystar; EASAC
Gene shuffling technique could deal a blow to agbio establishment.
Sulfur isotopes on the seabed provide a prehistoric weather report.
Chemists have discovered that coriander produces a powerful antibiotic.
Progress made on the long road to untangling protein aggregation.
Analysing human physiological fluids may require researchers to rethink basics.
Notoriously difficult use of small-particle stationary phases in HPLC gets easier.
Neurobiologists have used cataplexy to help track neurological networks.
Nanotechnology takes off in US air force.
An Imperial College London research team has signed a licensing deal with CytRx.
US researchers discover role of aromatic acids in particle formation.
Japanese research paves the way to the control of photons in specialised crystals.
Altering the ?-amyloid protein could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
New technology removes the need for dangerous gas-handling equipment.
A supported recyclable catalyst with excellent activity and selectivity.
Telomere length is similar in cloned and naturally conceived animals.
The global fight against possible carcinogen in foods intensifies.
Novel compound could be used to help treat neurological disorders.
Biosensors using brewer's yeast modified with jellyfish genes could find use on space flights.
Japanese scientists have developed a new power-free pumping method for poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) microfluidic chips.
Helping doctors to monitor kidney function is the latest aim of a team of US analytical chemists.
Researchers in Cambridge, UK, have turned their hand towards the tricky problem of understanding the mechanism of action of thiamin diphosphate dependent enzymes.
The first bidirectional zeolite that contains ultralarge and large intersecting pores has been made and shows higher catalytic activity than unidirectional ultralarge pore zeolites...
Researchers will now be able to examine the degradation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFC's) membranes in a matter of minutes.
Water-filled soft nanotubes have been developed for biological applications by a team of Swiss researchers.
There's more than one way to engineer an enzyme, explains Kira Weissman.
Helen Fielding talks to Cath O'Driscoll about what it takes, scientifically and financially, to be in control of simple chemical systems.
Johannes Rydberg was one of the grandfathers of modern-day physics and chemistry, but persuading his peers to recognise his theories of atomic structure was not always easy. Mike S...
In the quest for better therapeutic drugs, scientists continue to look at natural products for inspiration. The imino sugars show particular promise, as Robert Nash explains.
Astex's research on drug fragments is taking it deep into the oncology field, as Emma Davies finds out.
Nina Hall is not amused.
July - 25 years ago; 70 years ago; 85 years ago; 150 years ago;
It is part of Hollywood folklore that somebody was once raving to Ginger Rogers about what an amazing dancer her screen partner Fred Astaire was.
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