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.
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...