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Ribosomal quality control

The formation of macromolecular machines within cells is often a complicated endavour. Biochemists from the University of Würzburg and Göttingen have now unravelled new details of these processes. They show that cells invest ...

dateOct 06, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Scientists tackle toxin particle capture

As lakes and waterways are threatened by end-of-summer blue-green algae that produce cyanotoxins – compounds with potent toxicity to humans and pets – a new Cornell study shows how water chemistry controls the way toxic ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Materials Science
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Video: Accidental discoveries that went boom

Chemistry typically involves precise measurements and careful testing in order to get significant results. Yet several notable discoveries happened simply by accident—ultimately altering how society views science.

dateSep 21, 2016 in Other
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