Archive: 09/21/2010

Squeezing more production out of bacteria

Engineering microorganisms to manufacture chemicals is not a new idea: In the 1980s, scientists figured out how to get bacteria to produce insulin, which diabetics need to control their disease. This technique, ...

Sep 21, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Watching electrons move in real time

At its most basic level, understanding chemistry means understanding what electrons are doing. Research published in the Journal of Chemical Physics not only maps the movement of electrons in real time but also observes a conc ...

Sep 21, 2010 5 / 5 (13) 0 | with audio podcast