Treating those with active COVID-19 requires antiviral drugs such as molnupriavir. However, the drug’s synthesis is lengthy and low yield – can enzymes be used to optimize both time and the end result?
Title: Bridging Hydrometallurgy and Biochemistry: A Protein-Based Process for Recovery and Separation of Rare Earth Elements https://doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.1c00724 Rare earth elements (REEs), i.e. the lanthanides, yttrium, and scandium, are used in many critical parts of modern life due to their electromagnetic properties, including healthcare, consumer electronics, and…
Safely handling hazardous waste generated from industrial processes is crucial to preventing environmental contamination. Chemists handle their heavy metal hazardous waste by transforming the sludge into useful construction materials
Metal-organic framework additives to membranes improve the efficiency of carbon capture by 9x, and are less expensive as well!
Using nanofibers to create biosensors decreases cost and wrapping them in graphene increases their conductivity.
Researchers develop a new two-layer coating for medical devices that dramatically reduces the chance of infection.