Article - 5 Dec 2005
Single catalytic events of the enzyme chitosanase have been observed by measuring height fluctuations of proteins using an atomic force microscope (AFM) operated in fluid tapping mode. Using a...
News - 13 Oct 2010
Self-organization processes involving chemical building blocks are the basis
for many biological processes and are increasingly of interest in the field
of materials synthesis, for example in...
News - 1 Dec 2009
A whole microcosm of various bizarrely shaped life forms opens up when you
look at diatoms, the primary component of ocean plankton, under a microscope.
The regularly structured silica shells...
News - 20 Jul 2010
Summer just wouldn't be complete without mosquitoes nipping at exposed skin. Or would it?
Research conducted by a Kansas State University team may help solve a problem that scientists and pest...
News - 18 Jul 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the...
News - 14 Jun 2010
At the very heart of some of the most brilliant colors on the wings of butterflies
lie bizarre structures, a multidisciplinary team of Yale
researchers has found. These structures are...
News - 13 Nov 2014
Kansas State University researchers have developed a patented method of keeping mosquitoes and other insect pests at bay.
U.S. Patent 8,841,272, "Double-Stranded RNA-Based Nanoparticles for...
News - 20 May 2008
Researchers have been unable to build an ideal
“photonic crystal” to manipulate visible light,
impeding the dream of ultrafast optical computers. But now, University
of Utah chemists...
News - 5 Jul 2010
Protein−carbohydrate interactions play a crucial role in many biological processes such as cell−cell recognition and receptor−ligand interactions and catalysis. This thesis...
News - 3 Feb 2009
A chance encounter with a Humboldt squid on a fishing trip left quite an impression
on James Weaver, a research associate at UCR's
Bourns College of Engineering. In fact, the lasting...