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November 10, 2022
The words beautiful and creative rarely come to mind when talking about disease, but scientists often use them to describe the small molecule chemistry that reveals new...
human microbiota
October 27, 2022
The trillions of bacteria that reside in the human gut are known to play a critical role in promoting mental and physical health. But new research shows that the gut...
October 11, 2022
For decades, researchers studying the conversion of light energy into electrical or chemical energy — such as in solar cells — have focused on the movement of electrons,...
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October 10, 2022
John F. Hartwig, professor of chemistry and Henry Rapoport Chair in Organic Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, is the 2020 recipient of the prestigious John...
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September 28, 2022
Researchers discovered what may be a new approach for creating neuropsychiatric drugs, using a virtual library of compounds derived from chemistry developed by a Yale...
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September 27, 2022
In a university steeped in tradition, the Department of Chemistry kicked off the academic year by welcoming the newest cohort of grad students during the much-anticipated...
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September 27, 2022
Whether it’s a small or large molecule that needs characterizing, Yale’s Chemical and Biophysical Instrumentation Center (CBIC) has a device for that. The Center...
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September 22, 2022
A team co-led by Seth Herzon, Milton Harris ‘29 Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry, and Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutic Radiology, and Ranjit Bindra, Harvey and Kate...