Science research news
Found 50 science articles.
For older articles, see the archives.
 
Scientists go out on a limb to study tree-climbing land snails
7-April-2017

Land snails are generally believed to be ground-dwelling creatures, preferring dark and humid places, like the forest floor, or a suburban garden. So why do we find some species of snails in the tops of trees, where it is relatively light and dry?

Read more of the article entitled 'Scientists go out on a limb to study tree-climbing land snails'

Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Pinpoint creation of chirality by organic catalysts
7-April-2017

Minimal structural change in catalyst enables stereochemical inversion for the synthesis of amino acid derivatives

Read more of the article entitled 'Pinpoint creation of chirality by organic catalysts'

Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Supermassive black holes stifle galaxy growth
6-April-2017

Supermassive black hole winds in a newly discovered class of galaxies are so energetic they suppress future star formation.

Read more of the article entitled 'Supermassive black holes stifle galaxy growth'

Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
 
Alkaloid synthesis shows the strength in diversity
5-April-2017

A transition metal catalyst triggers the transformation of an advanced synthetic intermediate into a whole family of naturally occurring molecules.

Read more of the article entitled 'Alkaloid synthesis shows the strength in diversity '

Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Taking the sting out of bone repair
5-April-2017

Spherical biodegradable carriers support scalable and cost-effective stem cell expansion and bone formation for tissue engineering.

Read more of the article entitled 'Taking the sting out of bone repair '

Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
Create Account...