The secret silos of #ChemTwitter
An exploration of the chemistry network on Twitter, its silos, and its silo breakers (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Dorea I. Reeser Source Type: research

Experiments reveal how hydrogen sticks to graphene
Energy-dissipating ripple may explain how C –H bonds form on the 2-D material (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick  Source Type: research

Oxytocin analogs show promise for developing drugs for social behavior challenges
Effects of the analogs in mice genetically engineered to have autism- and depression-like symptoms lasted as long as 24 hours (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Leigh Krietsch Boerner, special to C & EN Source Type: research

Apple, Tesla develop recycling technologies
Battery materials a primary target as the tech giants seek to close the materials loop (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Scott Source Type: research

Washington state targets toxic chemicals
Legislature passes bill to protect people, wildlife from harmful substances in consumer products (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 25, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Britt E. Erickson Source Type: research

Podcast: Scientists share what it takes to make a superheavy element
Inspired by a recent periodic table –themed pub trivia event, Stereo Chemistry explores the stories behind isolating some of the heaviest elements known (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Kerri Jansen Source Type: research

China's regional clean air efforts can hike pollution elsewhere
Emission control policies shift emission sources to other areas (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Cheryl Hogue Source Type: research

Revealing how enzymes turn a toxin into a potential painkiller
Microbial enzymes that add sulfur groups to saxitoxin could help make nonaddictive drugs that relieve pain (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 24, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jyoti Madhusoodanan, special to C & EN Source Type: research

Chemistry in Pictures: When your flask looks more like a petri dish
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Manny Morone Source Type: research

Air pollution kills 780,000 people in Africa each year
Modeling study from NASA suggests Saharan dust storms account for much of the burden (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Katherine Bourzac Source Type: research

Seaweed enzymes offer an inexpensive route to kainic acid production
Biosynthesis could get around global shortage of a molecule used by neuroscientists to study brain injuries (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 23, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jyoti Madhusoodanan Source Type: research

Lilly recruits Avidity Biosciences to develop antibody-oligonucleotide conjugates
Avidity's technology will help the duo get RNA therapies to immune cells (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross  Source Type: research

How perfumers walk the fine line between natural and synthetic
Consumers are looking for natural scents; fragrance firms just want to be more sustainable (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

Farming a flower to help fragrance last longer
North Carolina's clary sage crop protects a perfume's last drop (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

As more opioids go down the drain, scientists are tracking them in the environment
Researchers have begun sampling water and sediment to understand the extent of the problem (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexandra A. Taylor Source Type: research

Microbes both of and out of this world
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melissa Gilden Source Type: research

Wacker seeks help from biotech
Softening chemical markets encourage German giant to grow through biochemistry (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Scott Source Type: research

Rescued from a war zone, an Iraqi chemist finds a future in pharma
A scholarship led Firas Jumaah to graduate studies at Lund University, which then saved him and his family from Islamic State militants (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alla Katsnelson, special to C & amp;EN Source Type: research

US FDA finalizes hand sanitizer rule
Agency seeks more data on 3 active ingredients, bans 28 others (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Britt E. Erickson Source Type: research

Structure of plastic-munching enzyme MHETase solved
Mutations could move plastics biorecycling a step forward (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Laura Howes Source Type: research

Making synthetic polymers inside cells
Intracellular polymerization could lead to long-lasting fluorescent cell-tracking probes (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 21, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Celia Henry Arnaud Source Type: research

Ocean survey tracks rising plastic pollution
Historical records reveal that plastic debris in the North Atlantic has soared since the 1990s (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mark Peplow, special to C & EN Source Type: research

Spin coating makes epitaxial films
Simple, low-cost method provides alternative to specialized procedures for growing orderly films of electronic materials (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mitch Jacoby Source Type: research

Dopant doubles a crystal's piezoelectricity
Better piezoelectric materials could enable higher-resolution ultrasound imaging (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Katherine Bourzac Source Type: research

Directing group lets chemists reach remote C –H bonds
New reaction activates γ-C–H bonds over the conventionally favored β-C–H bonds (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Tien Nguyen Source Type: research

BlueChem builds green chemistry start-up incubator in Antwerp
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Scott Source Type: research

Gilead taps Insitro to use machine learning to find new liver disease targets
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Small spectrometer helps cocoa traders
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

WeylChem to close German pesticides site
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Scott Source Type: research

Two states ban PFAS in firefighting foam
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Marc S. Reisch Source Type: research

Polystyrene recycling inching along
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Methanex and M & G bury hatchet
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Tullo  Source Type: research

Cullgen raises $16 million series A for targeted protein degraders
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Business Roundup
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Arrakis raises $75 million series B for RNA-targeting small molecules
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

J & J start-up incubator slated for Washington, D.C.
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Marc S. Reisch Source Type: research

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week and IYPT
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Holly Davis, Chair, Committee on Community Activities Source Type: research

BASF invests in quantum computing start-up Zapata
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rick Mullin Source Type: research

Antibiotic developer Achaogen files for bankruptcy
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Michael McCoy Source Type: research

Relief from Brexit headache will be short
UK chemistry enterprise's worst fears avoided, for now (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alex Scott Source Type: research

Reactions
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Kintai Therapeutics launches to tackle the interface between the gut, immune system, and brain
The start-up, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is developing small-molecule drugs aimed at the gut microbiome, gut immune cells, and enteric nervous system (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Catalent to acquire gene-therapy service firm Paragon
The $1.2 billion deal is the latest designed to support the flood of gene therapies in development (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Lisa M. Jarvis Source Type: research

Qu ímica en Imágenes: Qué bonito es el pH
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Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 20, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

Video: First observations of self-assembling synthetic carbohydrates
The biomolecules can form nanostructures as peptides do, chemists find (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Kerri Jansen Source Type: research

Researchers restore cell function, metabolism to whole pig brains
The porcine system could aid drug discovery for diseases such as stroke (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Megha Satyanarayana Source Type: research

US EPA restricts some asbestos products
Not a ban, rule would require agency review before use (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Cheryl Hogue Source Type: research

Device uses cotton threads to capture water
Cotton threads make the design lightweight and scalable, researchers say (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Tien Nguyen  Source Type: research

Switching quorum sensing on and off with light
Azobenzene-containing molecule could help turn off bacterial chatter and prevent biofilm formation (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 19, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Laura Howes Source Type: research

Temperature-sensitive materials offer a quick off switch for drug delivery
GI tract devices stop releasing drug when hit with a sip or spray of warm water (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - April 18, 2019 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alla Katsnelson, special to C & EN Source Type: research