Using large-scale computer modeling, researchers have shown the effects of confinement on macromolecules inside cells—and taken the first steps toward simulating a living cell, a capability that could allow them to ask ...
A common ingredient in sunscreen could be an effective antibacterial coating for medical implants such as pacemakers and replacement joints.
Researchers have been able to watch the interior cells of a plant synthesize cellulose for the first time by tricking the cells into growing on the plant's surface.
A desert plant, best known for producing tequila in Mexico, shows promise as a source of biofuel and other biochemical products, according to University of Adelaide research.
In drug-delivery research, finding a pharmaceutically active molecule is only half the battle: the drug must also be able to safely reach its target.
The solid waste left over from wine-making could make a competitive biofuel, University of Adelaide researchers have found.
A microscope being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will allow scientists studying biological and synthetic materials to simultaneously observe chemical and physical properties on and ...
Purdue University research suggests active biological mechanisms transport scent and taste compounds known as volatiles from plant cells to the atmosphere, a finding that could overturn the textbook model of volatile emission ...
An international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide have unlocked the genetic key in barley that led to the start of cropping in human agriculture.
Researchers evaluated the potential capabilities of six white rot fungi to break down oil in contaminated canal waters.