Skip to Content
  • The X-Ray Future, And Others

    It’s been up for a while, but I found this essay on the future of X-ray crystallography at Chemical and Engineering News to be interesting. It was part of… Read More
  • So What Exactly is SCR7?

    Those of you who are into CRISPR will likely have heard for SCR7. It’s a compound added to the system that seems to enhance its efficiency and specificity… Read More
  • The Case For Non-Biogenic Tramadol

    The battle over whether tramadol is a natural product or not has been a heated one. Over the last couple of years, it was reported to be produced by a west Afri… Read More
  • Theranos And Its Blood Test Machine

    Theranos is a very high-profile startup doing blood tests. You’ve probably come across them (or their founder, Elizabeth Holmes), promoting “X numbe… Read More
  • Immunology, Under the Hood

    Here’s an example of the move to nanoscale that I was writing about the other day, but from the other end of the stick. As chemists have been moving up fr… Read More
  • Invisible Crystals Yield Structure

    A crystallographer colleague passes on this new paper, which I find very interesting and just a bit freaky. The authors (a collaboration between UCLA, HHMI, LBN… Read More
  • Irisin Fights Back

    Irisin is the so-called “exercise hormone”, and it’s been the subject of a lot of controversy since its discovery. Not everyone is convinced t… Read More
  • Asphalt, Up Close and Personal

    I wrote not long ago about another use of atomic force microscopy images to determine chemical structures, and now here’s another paper on the same gener… Read More
Page 4 of 13« First...23456...10...Last »