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North Carolina to yank Chemours’s water pollution permit for fluorochemical production

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:32
Move follows unreported spill of GenX into Cape Fear River, state says

Brexit reality hits U.K. chemical companies

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:34
Chemical makers and drug firms warn of damage as departure from Europe draws closer

Pressure pumps up protein reaction yields

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:31
A common reaction for adding polyethylene glycol to proteins becomes way more efficient under high pressure

Catalyst activates tertiary C–H bonds

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:10
Dirhodium agent functionalizes specific bonds without need for nearby directing groups

Patent office boosts fees for filings and challenges

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:32
Those contesting the validity of an existing patent will see biggest increase

Beetles get by with a little help from their friends

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:14
Symbiotic bacteria with stripped-down genomes break up plant cell walls for their hosts

Amyris will sell farnesene plant to DSM

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:01
Cash infusion will accelerate biobased chemical firm’s plans for new specialties facility

New possible target for rapid antidepressants found

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:22
Navitor molecule boosts mTORC1 activity, reduces depression symptoms in rats

Haldor Topsoe, Braskem investigate biobased ethylene glycol

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:01
The firms will test out a catalytic process to turn sugar into the polyester raw material

High-salt diet throws microbiome out of whack

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:00
Study in mice suggests rebalancing gut microbes might one day treat conditions linked to sodium intake

Proteomics goes native

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:00
Method allows native mass spectrometry to evaluate multitudes of proteins in their intact, biological forms

Corporations pledge aid to start-ups

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:06
Chemical R&D leaders say they intend to beef up technology and marketing help for startups

Supercharged bleach powers greener oxidations

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:47
Concentrated bleach crystals streamline industrial oxidations

The chemical industry must plan better for severe weather, U.S. Chemical Safety Board says

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:55
Agency aims to provide lessons from Arkema flooding after Tropical Storm Harvey

Torque launches with $25 million in funding to arm immune cells

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:33
Flagship Pioneering-backed firm aims to put its first treatment in the clinic by mid-2018

Could a pill one day reverse some of the damage lead inflicts on the brain?

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:14
Small molecule repairs some synapse function in lead-exposed rats, study shows

Chemists conquer oxidative dearomatization with trio of enzymes

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:07
Team leveraged each enzyme’s reactivity to expand the reaction’s scope

Titanium nitride probe records more neurons than ever before

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:02
Neuropixels device can simultaneously record signals from hundreds of nerve cells

U.S. Senate bill would preserve tax-free tuition waivers for graduate students

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:57
But universities oppose endowment tax and other provisions in reform plan

Bayer, Loxo to jointly develop TRK inhibitors

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:52
Cancer drug pact could be worth up to $1.5 billion