How to free trapped radicals from carboxyl

The removal of carboxyl groups and the release of alkyl radical fragments from the tight binding of carboxyl groups are promising directions in organic synthesis, especially in drug synthesis. Various catalysts have been ...

The energy implications of organic radical polymers

Texas A&M University professor Dr. Jodie L. Lutkenhaus is one step closer to realizing her goal of creating a battery made entirely of polymers, which has the potential to charge and discharge much faster than traditional ...

Scientists pinpoint one way nanoparticles damage immune cells

Scientists have shown that a process known as oxidative stress is at work during encounters between certain nanoparticles and immune cells, selectively modifying proteins on macrophages, a type of immune cell. The findings, ...

Study could change nuclear fuel

The adverse effects of radiation on nuclear fuel could soon be better controlled thanks to research involving UT's College of Engineering.

Simulating how the Earth kick-started metabolism

( —Researchers have developed a new approach to simulating the energetic processes that may have led to the emergence of cell metabolism on Earth – a crucial biological function for all living organisms.

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