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Researchers settle long-standing debate on chromosome-compacting complex

7 hours 44 min ago
Condensin maintains chromosome structure by acting as a molecular motor to extrude DNA loops

Chemical manufacturers support extending plant security law

7 hours 45 min ago
Antiterrorism program known as CFATS is successful, industry tells Congress

Gilead and Sangamo deal shows that CRISPR still has competition

7 hours 46 min ago
Firms will use zinc finger nuclease gene editing to make off-the-shelf cellular immunotherapies for cancer

Aryl C–H bonds succumb to fluorination

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:54
Transition-metal-fluoride electrophile reacts with druglike molecules

Borylenes nab nitrogen

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 13:57
Notoriously inert gas captured by a main-group element for the first time

Kirigami cuts create strong but removable adhesive

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:41
Carefully designed cuts in tape make it stick 10 times as strongly yet peel off easily when needed

Proteins don’t need well-defined structures to bind strongly

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:05
Two proteins bind with high affinity in a complex that changes form continuously

Merck plans to boost its immunotherapy drugs with tumor-bursting viruses

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 16:54
Merck will acquire Viralytics, whose oncolytic virus therapy may help broaden the use of the checkpoint inhibitor therapy Keytruda

Pressure squeezes reduction reactions out of crystals

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:04
Mechanochemistry method leverages ligand design to reduce metals

3M to pay $850 million to settle fluorosurfactants lawsuit

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:31
Agreement with state of Minnesota comes just as trial was to start

Polar bear hair inspires stealth fabric

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:38
A cape made from porous fibers traps heat and hides a bunny from night-vision cameras

Making printable polymers in midair

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:36
Surface tension helps researchers develop new bioprinting technique

Bipartisan bill would authorize U.S. EPA to ratchet down HFCs

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:22
Supporters say measure would protect domestic chemical manufacturing jobs and environment

AbbVie and Voyager Therapeutics team up for Alzheimer’s gene therapy

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:22
Voyager will make gene therapies to deliver AbbVie antibodies that target tau, a protein associated with Alzheimer’s

Gilead wins reversal in $2.5 billion dispute with Merck

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:07
Judge overturns jury award that centered on breakthrough hepatitis C active ingredient sofosbuvir

Makoto Fujita and Omar Yaghi win Wolf Prize in Chemistry

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:00
Israel-based foundation honors research on metal-organic frameworks and porous polymers

Machine learning identifies potential inorganic complexes for switches and sensors

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:00
Artificial neural network overcomes difficulties with inorganic data

LyondellBasell will acquire compounder A. Schulman

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:00
The purchase will double the polymer maker’s compounding business

Europe’s chemical makers look back fondly on 2017

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:00
Most companies are reporting strong growth in sales and earnings

Japanese firms push into cell therapy

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:00
Giants Takeda, Fujifilm, and Astellas stake their presence in emerging sector