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Making molecules that twinkle
11-February-2016

Single step process transforms carbon dioxide into star-shaped molecules that are promising building blocks for useful polymeric materials.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
New Study Reveals that Prelinguistic Infants Can Categorize Colors
10-February-2016

Infants aged between 5 and 7 months hold the representation of color categories in their brain, even before the acquisition of language, according to a new study in Japan.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Gene switch may repair DNA and prevent cancer
9-February-2016

New discoveries are bringing scientists closer to understanding how DNA repairs itself with a chemical modification which, when absent, can lead to tumour formation.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Small molecule slows down ticking of the biological clock
8-February-2016

A group of biologists, theoretical chemists and synthetic chemists at the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) at Nagoya University, Japan, have come together to develop a small molecule that slows down the circadian clock rhythm through binding to the CRY clock protein.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
How sensitive and accurate are routine NMR and MS instruments?
6-February-2016

Researchers in Russia have addressed technical questions concerning routine analytic characterization and provided a concise description of the most important features regarding the accuracy and sensitivity of NMR, EI-MS and ESI-MS measurements.

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Contact: Ananikov Laboratory Institution: Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences
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