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Fishing for new antibiotics

Two potent antibacterials found in fish do their dirty work in unexpected ways, report UConn chemists and colleagues in a paper accepted by the FEBS Journal. The research could point the way to entirely new classes of antibiotics.

dateOct 10, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Using social media to take on climate change

On a typical Friday night, most graduate students would be thinking about their weekend plans to see friends and blow off steam. Instead two UConn Ph.D. candidates are devoting their downtime to tackling climate change one ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Environment
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Synthesizing pure graphene, a 'miracle material'

Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren't describing a new super hero. They're describing graphene, a substance that some experts have called "the most amazing ...

dateAug 29, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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