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Merck acquires Calporta Therapeutics for its autophagy-boosting molecules

17 November, 2019 - 06:00
Calporta is developing TRPML1 agonists for neurodegenerative diseases and lysosomal storage disorders

Court issues mixed ruling on US chemical risk assessments

15 November, 2019 - 21:47
Advocacy groups win some, lose some challenges to EPA's approach

US lawmakers scrutinize EPA proposal to restrict use of scientific data

15 November, 2019 - 14:00
Lawmakers probe impacts of plan for regulation of particulate matter

European firms ‘waking up' to plastics recycling

15 November, 2019 - 01:46
Oil and gas firms partner with plastics recyclers

Instrument makers advance spectrometry

15 November, 2019 - 01:42
New ion manipulation techniques promise to improve drug and biochemical analysis

Trade groups under climate pressure

15 November, 2019 - 01:40
Total to leave AFPM, warns ACC about lack of policy alignment

Double diazirine cross-links virtually any organic polymer

15 November, 2019 - 00:53
Molecule also acts as a universal adhesive for polymers, thanks to functional groups that form carbenes

A big week for Ebola vaccines

14 November, 2019 - 21:33
Merck's Ebola vaccine gets approved while public health workers deploy Janssen's

A glass that isn't brittle

14 November, 2019 - 20:00
Alumina glass films can flex and stretch without fracturing

Chemistry in Pictures: Mount Bodipy

14 November, 2019 - 00:15

Polymer particles protect micronutrients to fortify food

13 November, 2019 - 23:08
A pH-sensitive polymer that keeps iron and vitamins from degrading during storage or cooking may help fight malnutrition

CO₂ converts into formaldehyde at room temperature via a shelf-stable intermediate

13 November, 2019 - 22:25
The method can also be used to incorporate isotopic labels into organic molecules to aid drug discovery

Accidental mix of bleach and acid kills Buffalo Wild Wings employee

13 November, 2019 - 22:17
Incidents like this, which create chlorine gas, occur more than 2,000 times per year in the US

Video: Sunflowers inspire light-tracking solar material

13 November, 2019 - 17:00
Nanoparticle-based cylinders, which bend toward light, might one day improve the efficiency of solar-harvesting devices

New stretchy semiconductor for better-performing biodegradable electronics

13 November, 2019 - 14:00
The new material pairs strong electrical performance with controllable degradability

Layoffs on the mind

13 November, 2019 - 00:32
Chemjobber on how to not lose your identity in an uncertain economy

Roughly 50 sites generate one-third of California methane emissions

12 November, 2019 - 20:11
Landfills produce much of that methane, followed by dairies and oil and gas operations

Nanoparticles enable oral insulin delivery in mice

11 November, 2019 - 21:39
The particles help insulin, a peptide, to slip through the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream

Trump taps Dan Brouillette to replace Rick Perry to lead the DOE

11 November, 2019 - 20:55
Currently deputy secretary, Brouillette was formerly an auto industry lobbyist

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