News tagged with physical chemistry

Why fish don't freeze in the Arctic Ocean

German researchers have discovered how natural antifreeze works to protect fish in the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean from freezing to death. They were able to observe that an antifreeze protein in the fish's ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Other
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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.

dateAug 03, 2010 in Biochemistry
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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 ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Biochemistry
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