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Chems. for all: Nov. 2-23

Posted By David Evans, Monday, November 4, 2019

DNA one in millions of possibilities

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jcim.9b00632

Free site, links to full article: Am. chem soc.

Vit. E behind vaping issues?

 https://www.nbcnews.com/health/vaping/vaping-illness-breakthrough-points-vitamin-e-oil-cause-cdc-says-n1078781?cid=eml_nbn_20191108

 Full, free essay, video, links: NBC

Is that atomic diagram right? Nope

https://curiosity.com/topics/the-atom-diagram-isnt-what-an-atom-looks-like-curiosity?utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email

Complete, free report, figs., links: Curiosity

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It's chemicals: Oct. 26-Nov. 2

Posted By David Evans, Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Biochemicals: Oct. 12-26

Posted By David Evans, Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Miniproteins and medicine

 https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/10/new-universe-miniproteins-upending-cell-biology-and-genetics?utm_campaign=news_daily_2019-10-17&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=3034270

 Full, free essay, video, figs., links: Science

Brain trauma helped: tranexamic acid

 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)32233-0/fulltext

 Complete, full report: figs., linked cites..: Lancet

Tags:  miniproteins 

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Fall chems.: Oct. 5-12

Posted By David Evans, Monday, October 7, 2019
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Autumn for biochems..: Sept. 18-Oct. 5

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 29, 2019
Updated: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Endocannabinoid system in seminiferous tubules

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-49177-y

 Complete, free report, figs., linked cites.: Nature

Protein protects water bears

https://www.newsweek.com/secrets-tardigrade-extreme-survival-abilities-scientists-1462275

 Full, free story, image, video: Newsweek

Hydrophobic forces hold DNA together

https://www.genengnews.com/news/hydrophobic-forces-and-not-hydrogen-bonds-found-to-hold-dna-together/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights_20190924&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R

 Full, free item: GEN

Circular RNA and cardiac repair

https://www.genengnews.com/news/circular-rna-plays-key-role-in-tissue-repair-after-a-heart-attack/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights_20190923&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R

 Full, free essay, link: GEN

Swingin' summer chems.: Aug. 28-Sept. 18

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Lipids

Testosterone does not reduce men's empathy

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2019/09/06/testosterone-less-empathy-men/#.XXam1m5FyM9

 Full, free essay, links: Discovery

Is vitamin E behind vaping deaths?

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/05/health/vaping-chemical-new-york-investigation-bn/index.html

Complete, free report, links, video: CNN

More chemicals

Mercury in hand cream poisoned woman

https://www.livescience.com/mercury-poisoning-skin-cream-mexico.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190914-ls

 Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Tau protein accumulation long after head injury

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/tau-pathology-present-decades-after-a-single-brain-injury-66403?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2019&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=76645894&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8iNvJui_pclsqpTTdLDZeuIBwVtVsGUD2Y-OVaRBhoKwoFBAE5DS_ES0RRu8zkQV_REXXWddS-tLT5TKCxgaqIHmNv0w&_hsmi=76645894

Full, free story, figs., links: Scientist

Changing the periodic table?

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/science/periodic-table-elements-chemistry.html

 Complete, free report, links: NY times

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Late summer chems.: Aug. 21-28

Posted By David Evans, Monday, August 26, 2019

Proteins

Proteins: Why those 20 amino acids?

https://curiosity.com/topics/scientists-now-know-why-all-life-on-earth-is-made-of-the-same-20-amino-acids-curiosity?utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email

Complete, free report, links, ref.: Curiosity

Studying the proteins in da Vinci's painting

https://www.biotechniques.com/omics/decoding-da-vinci/

Full, free item, links, figs.: Biotechniq. Warning: graphic image

Simpler chems.

Urban crows: higher cholesterol than country cousins

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2214371-city-crows-may-have-high-cholesterol-because-they-eat-fast-food/

Full, free article, links, ref.: New sci.

Full, free story: Why lithium for bipolar disorder?

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02480-0?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=e56410b41c-briefing-dy-20190823_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-e56410b41c-43278877

Full, free essay, image, link: Nature

Tags:  20 amino acids 

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Chemical Aug.: Aug. 7-21

Posted By David Evans, Friday, August 9, 2019

Thanks to web detective Paul Blumstein

Polymers

Psychedelic found naturally in mammals

https://www.biotechniques.com/drug-discovery-development/powerful-psychedelic-endogenous-to-mammalian-brain/

  Complete, free report: Biotechniq.

Where did the alpha helix come from?

https://www.news.gatech.edu/2019/01/23/helix-dna-fame-may-have-arisen-startling-ease

 Free website, links: Georgia tech.

Omega-3's v high triglycerides

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000709

Free abstract: Circulation

Cholesterol crystals in kidneys

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1815615?query=TOC

Short, free item, images: New Engl. j. med

Simpler chems.

Are maternal fluoride intake and child's IQ related?

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2748634

Complete, free report, graphics, linked cites.: JAMA

When that carbon dioxide cloud killed

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gas-cloud-kills-cameroon-villagers

 Full, free essay: History

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August finds: July 31-Aug. 7

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 1, 2019
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July chems.: Aug. 17-31

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Jumping July chems: July 3-17

Posted By David Evans, Saturday, July 6, 2019
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