News tagged with physical chemistry

Regulating prions naturally

Prions can form in fungi, but there is also a prion antagonist that regulates the system. A glimpse into the unusual properties of proteins.

Aug 03, 2010
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Keeping queso fresco fresh

Queso fresco, a quintessential ingredient in Mexican cuisine, would retain higher quality in supermarket display cases if stored at a lower temperature. That's the conclusion of a report presented here today ...

Mar 23, 2010
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Repulsive interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Within a cell, actin keeps things moving

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using new technology developed in his University of Oregon lab, chemist Andrew H. Marcus and his doctoral student Eric N. Senning have captured what they describe as well-orchestrated, actin-driven, ...

Dec 17, 2009
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