Researchers utilize a mass spectrometry method to detected biomarkers relevant for identifying respiratory diseases in exhaled breath.
Tires in your salad? Lettuce absorbs pollutants from tire wear, study finds
Researchers show that lettuce plants can metabolize tire wear products into new compounds with unknown toxicities.
Toxic food for thought: detecting illegally added chemicals in fresh food products
Researchers develop a novel method for detecting illegally added formaldehyde in food products.
Just Breathe… A Cutting-Edge Method to Diagnose Lung Cancer
Can exhaled breath be used to diagnose lung cancer? A recent study explores this possibility.
Chemists figure out how the grass pea makes its neurotoxin
One of the most abundant South Asian and Sub-Saharan African legumes is the hardy, nutritional grass pea. However, the vegetable naturally produces a paralyzing neurotoxin, and the exact mechanism has long eluded scientists – until now.
How to solve a structure
Combining different data to solve a structure
Looking toward nature in the fight against COVID-19
How can we use compounds produced by cannabis as tools against COVID-19? This article discusses the identification of three cannabinoids which decrease the infection rate of SARS-CoV-2.
Ozone Is The Key To Effective Lipid Detection And Isomer Resolution
Lipids are an important class of biological molecules where the physical and chemical structure will impact its function in our body. Effective lipid detection and analysis are key to understanding specific lipid interactions and overall biological impact. This paper discusses development of new analytical detection technique for mass spectrometry which provides greater insight into lipid biological chemistry.
Looking for Viruses in Wild Bats
Cataloguing viruses in bats and other animals may help predict or trace viral transmission to humans in the future.
Intimidated by a paper title?
Sometimes we see a paper heading and freak out, put the paper away and never return to it. But don’t worry if that’s the case, we’ve got you…
Antibiotics in our food?
Antibiotics are all something we have all taken at one point or another – but how many of us wonder about what happens to those antibiotics next? When we stop and think about it, we might start to realise how our actions are unintentionally impacting the environment around us.