Plant used in traditional Chinese medicine is a source of natural insecticides
Symbiotic bacteria living in plant stems produce compounds that kill aphids (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 17, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Lakshmi Supriya, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Could an NLRP3 inhibitor be the one drug to conquer common diseases?
A large number of diseases have been linked to the NLRP3 inflammasome. The race is on to develop drugs that disrupt it (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 17, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Uncertainty clouds China's dream of making ethylene from ethane
Cheap feedstock from the US tempts chemical makers, but several hurdles stand in the way (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Hepeng Jia Source Type: research

Why chemical makers love the cleaning product industry
Innovation, fast-paced change, and products that go down the drain give the sector its enduring appeal (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Michael McCoy Source Type: research

Historic launches: A chemstronaut celebrated and Geoffrey Chaucer app-reciated
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Megha Satyanarayana Source Type: research

University of Oklahoma natural product chemist finds novel molecules in unexpected places
Robert Cichewicz looks off the beaten path for unusual plant and fungi compounds (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Lauren Gravitz Source Type: research

Straightforward path to linear alkylbenzenes identified
Nickel catalyst provides a route to the cleaning product chemicals with high yields and selectivity (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Leigh Krietsch Boerner Source Type: research

Phylogenetic screen finds antibiotics that work in a new way
Newly discovered compounds trap bacteria so they can't grow or divide (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Laura Howes Source Type: research

Edible fungus yields new pineapple flavor molecule
The volatile compound replicates the aroma of hundreds of compounds in the real fruit (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alla Katsnelson Source Type: research

Boron-nitrogen compound is close cousin of benzene
The latest ‘inorganic benzene' has pronounced aromaticity (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mark Peplow Source Type: research

Boron-nitrogen compound is close cousin of benzene
The latest ‘ inorganic benzene' has pronounced aromaticity (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mark Peplow Source Type: research

Chemical Safety Board to require accident reporting
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Source Type: research

10 US refineries exceeded federal benzene levels at their perimeters
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Cheryl Hogue Source Type: research

University of Leeds lab taps DeepMatter for lab automation
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rick Mullin Source Type: research

GF Biochemicals forms venture for levulinic acid –based products
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

GF Biochemicals forms venture for levulinic acid – based products
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

Versalis to restart Italian cellulosic ethanol plant
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Scott Source Type: research

Bayer outsources chemistry R & D to Nuvisan
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rick Mullin Source Type: research

BASF advances battery material efforts
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Michael McCoy Source Type: research

United Arab Emirates woos scientists with new visa
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Benjamin Plackett, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Twist Bioscience to pay $22.5 million in settlement with Agilent
Deal will resolve dispute over DNA synthesis trade secrets allegedly brought to Twist from Agilent (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

New Sabic material won't crack
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Innophos CEO exits with sale to private equity
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

BASF will use blockchain for plastics recycling
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Passage Bio plans for IPO
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Lilly and Roche antiamyloid drugs fail in trial of early-onset Alzheimer's trial
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Azafaros raises $28 million for lysosomal storage diseases
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Society launches ACS ES & T Water and ACS ES & T Engineering
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

Gilbert Walker named editor in chief of Langmuir
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - February 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research