Chemical synthesis
In chemistry, chemical synthesis is a purposeful execution of chemical reactions to obtain a product, or several products. This happens by physical and chemical manipulations usually involving one or ...
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Raindrops hit mosquitoes with as much impact as a bus colliding with a human. So how do they survive downpours?
Raindrops hit mosquitoes with as much impact as a bus colliding with a human. So how do they survive downpours? (via Seeker)
Speedy spider robot shows how Mother Nature is inspiring technology
This speedy spider robot shows how Mother Nature is inspiring technology that can navigate difficult terrain (while creeping us out).
The World’s First Bionic Kidney Is All Set To Replace Dialysis in Just Two Years
Scientists in the USA have now developed the world’s first bionic kidney that is all set to end dialysis in two years.
Part microbe, part machine: Bionic leaf sucks up carbon dioxide as it makes liquid fuel
A team of scientists at Harvard University says it has come up with a bionic leaf — a system that could use solar power and hydrogen-eating bacteria to generate liquid fuel. The findings, described in...
Tracing Our 'Tree Of Life' To Its Roots: 3.8 Billion-Year-Old Molecule Reveals Clues About How Life On Earth Began...And It Could Help Us Find Aliens On Other Planets
By studying molecules in living human cells, researchers believe they have been able to trace the evolution of biology back to its roots. Experts from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered t...
Rose of the future: scientists implanted electronic circuits into plants
Switzerland – A new bionic rose was created at Linköping University. Scientists infiltrated a plant with electronic plant-compatible materials and conductive polymers which created a digital circuit t...
New Findings Shed Light On Fundamental Process Of DNA Repair
Inside the trillions of cells that make up the human body, things are rarely silent. Molecules are constantly being made, moved, and modified — and during these processes, mistakes are sometimes made....
A look at the first ever mind-controlled bionic limb for amputees
Össur, a company based in Iceland, is currently making an innovative bionic limb for physically disabled people that can be controlled with the mind of the user. It might sound far-fetched but with th...
Man Whose Penis Was Ripped Off As A Child Has 8 Inch Bionic Replacement
A man whose penis was ripped off as a child has been fitted with an 8-inch bionic replacement. Mohammed Abad, 43, has undergone pioneering surgery over the last three years to have the new fully funct...
What Would The World Look Like To Someone With A Bionic Eye?
Various sight recovery therapies are being developed by companies around the world, offering new hope for people who are blind. But little is known about what the world will look like to patients who ...
Biomanufacturing Of CDS Quantum Dots
A team of Lehigh Univ. engineers have demonstrated a bacterial method for the low-cost, environmentally friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot (QD) nanocrystals at room temperature. This is...
Nanoparticles Target And Kill Cancer Stem Cells That Drive Tumor Growth
Many cancer patients survive treatment only to have a recurrence within a few years. Recurrences and tumor spreading are likely due to cancer stem cells that can be tough to kill with conventional can...
“Freezing A Bullet” To Find Clues To Ribosome Assembly Process
Ribosomes are vital to the function of all living cells. Using the genetic information from RNA, these large molecular complexes build proteins by linking amino acids together in a specific order. Sci...
Mantis Shrimp Eyes Might Inspire New High-Def Devices
In the marvelously sensitive eyes of mantis shrimps, scientists have found cells that could inspire an overhaul of humanity’s comparatively clumsy communications hardware. Mechanical analogs of their ...
Transfer RNA
Transfer RNA.
Biosynthesis
Biosynthesis (also called biogenesis or anabolism) is a multi-step, enzyme-catalyzed process where substrates are converted into more complex products. In biosynthesis, simple compounds are modified, ...
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Carbohydrate chemistry
Carbohydrate chemistry is a subdiscipline of chemistry primarily concerned with the synthesis, structure, and function of carbohydrates. Due to the general structure of carbohydrates, their synthesis ...
Total synthesis
Total synthesis is the complete chemical synthesis of an organic molecule from simpler pieces called precursors. It usually refers to a process not involving the aid of biological processes, which di...
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Selective Relaxant Binding Agent
Selective Relaxant Binding Agents (SRBAs) are a new class of drugs that selectively encapsulates and binds neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs). The first drug introduction of an SRBA is sugammadex. ...
Secretory pathway
The secretory pathway is a series of steps a cell uses to move proteins out of the cell; a process known as secretion. The path of a protein destined for secretion has its origins in the rough endopl...
Discodermolide
(+)-Discodermolide is a polyketide natural product found to stabilize microtubule. (+)-discodermolide was isolated by Gunasekera and his co-workers at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute from th...
Discodermolide - Wikipedia
Protease
A protease (also called peptidase or proteinase) is any enzyme that performs proteolysis, that is, begins protein catabolism by hydrolysis of the peptide bonds that link amino acids together in a poly...
Prokaryotic elongation factors
In prokaryotes, four elongation factors are required for translation: EF-Tu, EF-Ts, EF-G and EF-P.
Prokaryotic elongation factors - Wikipedia
Tracing Our 'Tree Of Life' To Its Roots: 3.8 Billion-Year-Old Molecule Reveals Clues About How Life On Earth Began...And It Could Help Us Find Aliens On Other Planets
By studying molecules in living human cells, researchers believe they have been able to trace the evolution of biology back to its roots. Experts from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered t...
EIF2
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 2 (eIF2) is a eukaryotic initiation factor. It is required in the initiation of translation. eIF2 mediates the binding of tRNA to the ribosome in a GTP-dependent manner. e...
EIF2 - Wikipedia
New Findings Shed Light On Fundamental Process Of DNA Repair
Inside the trillions of cells that make up the human body, things are rarely silent. Molecules are constantly being made, moved, and modified — and during these processes, mistakes are sometimes made....
Protein turnover
Protein turnover is the balance between protein synthesis and protein degradation. More synthesis than breakdown indicates an anabolic state that builds lean tissues, more breakdown than synthesis ind...