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Chemists observe “spooky” quantum tunneling

Extremely large electric fields can prevent umbrella-shaped ammonia molecules from inverting.

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School of Science appoints 14 faculty members to named professorships

Those selected for these positions receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.

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The Fifth Annual Judith Ann Lippard Memorial Lecture in Cancer Research

The Judith Ann Lippard Lecture brings together the most innovative minds in cancer research from a variety of disciplines—biology, chemistry, engineering, clini

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New process could make hydrogen peroxide available in remote places

MIT-developed method may lead to portable devices for making the disinfectant on-site where it’s needed.

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CD45 functions as a signaling gatekeeper in T cells

CD45 activates Lck by opposing the negative regulatory kinase Csk

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Angiogenin Activates the Astrocytic Nrf2/antioxidantresponse Element Pathway and thereby Protects Murine Neurons from Oxidative Stress

This activation, which occurred in astrocytes but not in neurons, promoted the survival of proximal neurons that had oxidative injury

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Troy Van Voorhis named head of the Department of Chemistry

Faculty member since 2003 is known for physical chemistry research, as well as contributions to education and the department’s climate.

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Notation system allows scientists to communicate polymers more easily

BigSMILES language represents more complex molecular structures through ASCII strings.

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Study furthers radically new view of gene control

Along the genome, proteins form liquid-like droplets that appear to boost the expression of particular genes.

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Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture

New system could free bench chemists from time-consuming tasks, may help inspire new molecules.

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Characterizing tau aggregates in neurodegenerative diseases

New research reveals a structural model for amyloid fibrils that could aid in future medicinal interventions for Alzheimer's, CTE, and more.

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Department of Chemistry seeks Assistant Professor Candidates

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Griffin paper published in Science Advances

The paper, Three-spin solid effect and the spin diffusion barrier in amorphous solids, was published online on July 26, 2019.

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