Analytical Chemistry

Glowing DNA Strands Measure Toxic Mercury In Fish

Chemnews // Mar 2nd, 2015
For fluorescent probes, the team designed DNA strands labeled with carboxyfluorescein dye that has a glow that is enhanced when bound to methylmercury. To create a molecular off-switch, the researchers... 
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Biochemistry

NASA Ames reproduces the building blocks of life in laboratory

Chemnews // Mar 4th, 2015
Pyrimidine is a ring-shaped molecule made up of carbon and nitrogen and is the central structure for uracil, cytosine, and thymine, which are all three part of a genetic code found in ribonucleic... 
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Chemical Engineering

Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award

Chemnews // Jan 2nd, 2013
News January 1, 2013 Nominations for the 2013 round are now open Chemical Engineering magazine’s biennial prize is looking to honor the most noteworthy chemical engineering technology... 
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Materials Science

Study could change nuclear fuel

Chemnews // Mar 4th, 2015
The adverse effects of radiation on nuclear fuel could soon be better controlled thanks to research involving UT’s College of Engineering. Maik Lang, an assistant nuclear... 
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Physical Chemistry

Solar cells to get growth boost, price cut

Chemnews // Mar 4th, 2015
The type of material is called Perovskite. Since the discovery of its application in harvesting light for electricity in 2009, research on solar cell application has skyrocketed. Fabrication... 
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Chemical Engineering

Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award

News January 1, 2013 Nominations for the 2013 round are now open Chemical Engineering magazine’s biennial prize is looking to...