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Tea may help prevent diabetes and cataracts

... multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

New research raises questions about buckyballs and the environment

... interdisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

As morphine turns 200, drug that blocks its side effects reveals new secrets

...hium), a remarkable substance." As he predicted, chemists and physicians soon grew interested in his discoveries. Serturner's crystallization of morphine was the first isolation of a natural plant alkaloid. It sparked the study of alkaloid chemistry and hastened the emergence of the modern pharmaceutical ...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment

...'s largest scientific society. Eighteen research chemists from five companies were named Heroes of Chemistry...ram, started in 1996 by the ACS, honors industrial chemists and chemical engineers who create commercially successful products that improve the quality of life....

Coffee is number one source of antioxidants

... multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

Sports doping explored during half-day symposium, Aug. 30

... multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

Chemical compound inhibits tumor growth, size in new mouse study

... multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

Olive oil contains natural anti-inflammatory agent

... possibility that any other compound was involved, chemists at Monell and Penn created a synthetic form of oleocanthal identical in all respects to that found naturally in olive oil, and showed that it produced exactly the same throat irritation. Co-author Amos Smith, PhD, explains, "Only by de novo synthesi...

Biosensor reveals new information about suspected cause of Alzheimer's disease

... multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

Ways to detect, thwart terrorist acts scrutinized during ACS national meeting

... multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Oh...

Output of e-Science project helps GSK speed up drug discovery

... originating from Discovery Net, is enabling GSK's chemists to explore the world of virtual molecules and to s... all over the world," says Professor Guo. "Before, chemists would have had to learn five or six applications to achieve the same end point. Now, they've got a ...

New crystal structure of Alzheimer's drug predicted

...ause they can be difficult to predict. Industrial chemists put a lot of effort into searching for new polymorphs using experimental techniques, but they can never be sure they have found them all. A new polymorph can turn up years later, sometimes resulting in the withdrawal of a drug from the market whilst...

Leading genomic technology expert to present Dickson Prize Lecture at Pitt

...ia NanoSystems Institute and one of the most cited chemists in academia. Also on the program will be spotlight sessions presented by scientists from Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University; a technology showcase highlighting recent inventions now available for licensing; a career development workshop for emerging...

UC Santa Barbara named to National Cancer Institute's multi-center nanotechnology collaboration

...tes of Health. Researchers at UCSB will work with chemists at UCSD to make nanoparticles that will be coated with "biolinkers," molecules developed at the Burnham Institute to make the particles attach to specific types of tumor cells. "This is a wonderful and exceptional opportunity to work with outstandin...

Breath test offers hope for early detection of lung-bacteria growth in cystic fibrosis

...is method developed for air-pollution testing, UCI chemists and pediatricians have found that people with cystic fibrosis exhale higher concentrations of sulfur compounds from their lungs than do people who don't have the disease. These sulfur compounds, called sulfides, are known to be produced by bacteria,...

Cancer prevention news tips

...own anti-inflammatory effects. Recently created by chemists at Dartmouth College, the man-made version of olea...tors at Johns Hopkins teamed up with the Dartmouth chemists to determine whether the compound could help flush out of the body chemicals that trigger the develo...

Some foods and beverages could hold clues for future diabetes treatment

...s better treat the disease. Of special interest to chemists are naturally occurring compounds found in certain healthy foods and beverages. Often these compounds become the model or the active ingredient for new drug therapies that maximize the food's beneficial effects. November is National Diabetes Awarenes...

Sunflower seeds, pistachios among top nuts for lowering cholesterol

...date of the phytosterol content of nuts and seeds, chemists at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univer...s ranked the lowest in phytosterols, they say. The chemists caution that phytosterols are not the only food component involved in lowering cholesterol and that ...

New synthetic compounds appear to prevent brain cell death

Spanish chemists have developed a promising set of synthetic compounds that one day could help slow or perhaps halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders. The preliminary finding, based on test tube studies by researchers at the Univ...

Studying the fate of drugs in wastewater

...tream. In work initially described last year, NIST chemists investigated probable chemical reactions involving acetaminophen when the drug is subjected to typical wastewater processing. Acetaminophen is the most widely used pain reliever in the United States, and a study of 139 streams by the U.S. Geological ...

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(Date:8/19/2014)... of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and ... announced the awarding of more than $750,000 in grants ... Challenge. , Launched in 2003, SALSI is a model ... academic health science center join forces for greater research ... studies, with a focus on public health issues and ...
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