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Know your cement, get greener concrete

An international team of scientists has created a new database of molecular dynamics models that simulate the properties of cement in all its varieties. It's intended to help fine-tune this component of concrete and curtail ...

dateOct 09, 2017 in Materials Science
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How molecular riboswitches work in bacteria

Many bacteria have molecular control elements via which they can switch genes on and off. These riboswitches also open up new options in the development of antibiotics or the detection and decomposition of environmental toxins. ...

dateOct 13, 2017 in Biochemistry
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