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Biochemistry help: Jan. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 19, 2017

Lead levels in small kids in US

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/ss/ss6603a1.htm?s_cid=ss6603a1_e

Complete, free report, refs.: MMWR

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Winter chemicals: Jan. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 12, 2017
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New year in chems.: Jan. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 5, 2017

Can carbon have more than 4 links?

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/carbon-can-exceed-four-bond-limit

Complete, free report, refs., images: Sci. news

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Holiday chemistry: Dec. 16-Jan 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 16, 2016

Thanks to 'net detectives Kevin Patton and Paul Blumstein

Caffeine and osteoporosis

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2016/12/sodas-tea-coffee-can-make-bones-brittle/

Full, free press release, links from Cleveland clin.

Salmon cooking: what is the chemistry?

https://www.wired.com/2016/11/master-chemistry-juicy-tender-salmon/

Complete, free report, video: Share

A microprotein called "Nobody" works hard

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/12/new-microprotein-mission?et_cid=5714735&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5714735&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: R&D mag.

Antisense v spinal muscular dystrophy

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6318/1359?et_rid=35354277&et_cid=1056394

Free abstract: Science

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Biochemistry: Dec. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 9, 2016

Biochemistry: Dec. 9-16

Zinc deficiency, not lead, killed Arctic crew members

http://www.nature.com/news/fingernail-absolves-lead-poisoning-in-death-of-arctic-explorer-1.21128

Complete, free report, linked cites., images from Nature

Organic chems. found on Mars

http://www.seeker.com/nasa-mars-curiosity-rover-organics-exploration-red-planet-life-2145029441.html

Full, free essay, image: Seeker

Protein v pathogenic biofilm

http://www.caltech.edu/news/protein-disrupts-infectious-biofilms-53219

Press release, links: Caltech

How the DNA strands are bound

https://elifesciences.org/content/5/e18129#api_box

Full, free article, linked cites., images: eLife

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Living chemicals today: Dec. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 1, 2016
Updated: Friday, December 2, 2016

Living chemicals today: Dec. 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

The kitchen

Cheaper, sweeter: new artificial sweetners

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/12/cheaper-more-sustainable-sweeteners?et_cid=5717649&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5717649&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Short, free item from R&D mag.

Kitchen chemistry: making slime

http://kitchenpantryscientist.com/slime-kit-homemade-science-y-holiday-gifts-for-kids/

Full, free teaching activity, images from Kitchen pantry sci.

Dangerous and odd

Dealing with carbon monoxide; an antidote on the horizon?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/12/protect-against-carbon-monoxide-researchers-hunt-antidote?et_cid=5719980&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5719980&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Psilocybin and the mystical experience

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/psilocybin-a-journey-beyond-the-fear-of-death/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20161207

Full, free interview, link from Sci. Am.

Macromolecules only

Short, interfering RNA's: counterattack on flu viruses

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/humans-rely-on-rnai-to-fight-the-flu/81253517?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20161207

Complete, free report from GEN

Peptide is biomarker for brain and heart problems

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/heart-disease-biomarker-is-brain-damage-indicator/81253524?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20161208

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Biochemical news: Nov. 21-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, November 21, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Biochemical news: Nov. 21-30

Routine chems.

Hack enables molecular imaging

http://news.rice.edu/2016/11/17/molecular-imaging-hack-makes-cameras-faster-2/

Press release, links, images from Rice U.

Does fluoride reduce fractures? Not so much

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/50-years-ago-fluoridation-was-promoted-bone-protector

Short, free item, links, refs. from Sci. news

Bad chems.

Carbon monoxide poisoning in North Carolina

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/11/16-treated-carbon-monoxide-poisoning-north-carolina?et_cid=5693261&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5693261&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Short, free item from R&D mag.

Formaldehyde and pregnancy

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ca.22623/abstract;jsessionid=BD07F317C57A58336DDAD41C6443D685.f02t03

Free abstract from Clin. anat.

Targeting tau, help for Alzheimer?

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)31275-2/fulltext

Complete, free report, refs., tables from Lancet

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Autumn biochemistry: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 11, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2016
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Modern biochemistry: Nov. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 4, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Modern biochemistry: Nov. 4-11

Nanocellulose for bone growth in dentistry

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/11/nanocellulose-medicine-green-manufacturing?et_cid=5665124&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5665124&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, links, images from R&D mag.

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Current chemicals: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 28, 2016
Updated: Monday, October 31, 2016

Current chemicals: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Susan Lindquist, prion pioneer dies

http://wi.mit.edu/news/archive/2016/susan-lindquist-accomplished-and-beloved-scientist-has-died-age-67

Press release, link for contributions from Whitehead Inst.

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