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New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... in action. Most researchers examine a catalyst's structure when the catalyst is at a standstill, but that is ... Calif. The computer model produced a structure that best incorporated the experimental data. To test whether this structure worked properly, the team performed a computer ...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

... materials to reliably form the proper structure at the nanoscale (tinier than 2-millionths of an ... heat is applied and for how long. The exact structure of the bubbles and channels is critical to the ... of plastic solar cells even ignore the structure issues and assume that blending the two materials ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... rates, and after taking account of changes in structure (in particular the consolidation of Zentiva), net sales rose by 6.5%. Excluding changes in structure and at constant exchange rates, second-quarter ... rates, and after taking account of changes in structure (in particular the consolidation of Zentiva in ...

DNA Software, Inc. Awarded $2.5 M in NIH Funding to Develop Pioneering Nucleic Acid-based Technologies

... this nucleic acid information. In Silico 3D structure Prediction to Improve and Accelerate Drug ... acid sequence information into all-atom 3D structure predictions of diverse RNA-based structures with near-crystal structure accuracy. With this NIH project, DNA Software is ...

ChemAxon Launches JChem for Excel

... is used for structure management and search, structure based prediction, library enumeration and library ... or access remote databases, populating cells with structure based prediction results and R-group ... industries. With core capabilities for structure visualization, search and management, property ...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

... and costly to determine the molecular structure of NRPs which, by definition, are not directly ... back together in order to determine the chemical structure of a cyclic NRP. This is called "De Novo ... needs to be identified. "As long as the structure of the therapeutic or a related therapeutic or ...

Researchers enlist DNA to bring carbon nanotubes' promise closer to reality

... this could be related to DNA's ability to form a structure different from its usual double helix by wrapping ... classes of biological molecules. Another common structure seen in proteins is the beta sheet. If you take a ... finger, you form a type of beta sheet. "Such a structure is not known for DNA," says Jagota, "but we've ...

First step to converting solar energy using 'artificial leaf'

... bacteria. The team was then able to determine the structure of these light antennae. This is the first step ... De Groot's Leiden group then studied the structure of these semi-synthetic light antennae. ... that give a schematic indication of what their structure could be.' De Groot and his colleagues ...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

... 2 clinical trial for complicated Skin and Skin structure Infections. The second poster session details the ... and Skin structure Infections About Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, ... on its proprietary high-resolution crystal structure of the ribosome, which performs an essential role ...

Kendle Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

... in the second half of 2009. Organizational structure The Company announced that it plans to adjust its organizational and leadership structure in order to deliver operational excellence, ... realign our leadership and organizational structure and implement a series of margin improvement and ...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

... team of scientists has determined the structure of the chlorophyll molecules in green bacteria ... alike in size or content, although there is some structure inside, nevertheless. Chlorosomes in green ... resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to determine the structure of the chlorosome's component chlorophyll ...

ChemAxon Launches Marvin and JChem Version 5.2; Web Services, native .NET API, Homology Groups, 3D Alignment and Structural Frameworks

... enterprise informatics systems. Marvin includes structure and reaction editing, visualization and structure based property prediction; JChem includes structure management and search, library enumeration ...

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New Training Series Focused on Managed Markets Excellence

... systems used in the industry, including the basic structure for both Medicare and commercial healthcare ... of the Medicare population, the current structure and potential changes to the Part D drug benefit, ... helps team members understand the management structure and economics of a physician practice that ...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

... he has published 50 manuscripts on protease structure and function. His work on glycogen phosphorylase ... Fletterick's laboratory solved the first structure of a nuclear receptor bound to its hormone ligand and the first structure of the molecular motor kinesin. He has advised ...

New organic material may speed Internet access

... material, however, is difficult to flexibly structure into nanoscale waveguides or other optical ... We now achieved this by using a molecular structure that decreases inter-molecular interactions and ... between the silicon ridges and to cover the whole structure we needed to cover. "Our collaborators in ...

It's raining pentagons

... have discovered a novel one dimensional ice chain structure built from pentagons that may prove to be a step ... to seed clouds and cause rain. Although the structure of regular ice is well known at the macroscale, ... ice can build an extended one dimensional chain structure entirely from pentagons and not hexagons" says Dr ...

Nanostructure boosts efficiency in energy transport

... titanium-based semiconductors into a nano-scale structure improved the efficiency of power-collecting ... compared to an efficiency of 12 percent from a structure composed only of titanium dioxide (TiO2). Wang ... successful transfer mechanism in an engineered structure nearly invisible to the human eye. Titanium ...

New imaging technique reveals the atomic structure of nanocrystals

... limit of diffraction and can reveal the atomic structure of a single nanocrystal with a resolution of less ... called quantum dots depend upon their electronic structure not just what's on the surface, but also what's ... X-ray diffraction can be used to determine the structure of large crystals, but not for nanocrystals, ...

Engineers tune a nanoscale grating structure to trap and release a variety of light waves

... year when they developed a graded metal grating structure capable of slowing or stopping terahertz (THz) ... with Ding, they demonstrated that their grating structure could be scaled down in size to a dimension ... his colleagues accomplished this by covering the structure with dielectric materials. "By tuning the ...

Domain walls that conduct electricity

... a spontaneous change in orientation or crystal structure that can flip back again. A multiferroic material ... Martin explains. "We choose the substrate structure and control the temperature and atmosphere to get ... a crystal whose similar lattice parameters and structure encouraged the growth of high-quality bismuth ...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Delafloxacin and a $25 Million Financing

... in the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI). Separately, Rib-X today ... About cSSSI Complicated skin and skin structure infections encompass a wide range of serious ... on its proprietary high-resolution crystal structure of the ribosome, which performs an essential role ...

Mach One Completes Note Exchange

... new board upon review of that part of the capital structure did not see the need to start amortization during ... for a Zero Coupon Convertible Note similar in structure to the Note issued in the Pacific Rim Foods Ltd. ... in assisting the company in matching its capital structure to its business model. We continue to execute on ...

Purdue researcher invents molecule that stops SARS

... was a challenge because we did not know the structure of the compound, which shows us how an inhibitor ... a breakthrough when she captured the X-ray structure of the inhibitor molecule bound to the protein. The structure confirmed that the inhibitor would be a good ...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on 2 NASA missions

... in concert to measure the three-dimensional structure and motion of magnetic and electric fields around ... and current layers and which control the structure and dynamics of the Earth's magnetosphere. MMS will for the first time measure the 3-D structure and dynamics of the key magnetospheric boundary ...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on two NASA missions

... in concert to measure the three-dimensional structure and motion of magnetic and electric fields around ... and current layers and which control the structure and dynamics of the Earth's magnetosphere. MMS will for the first time measure the 3-D structure and dynamics of the key magnetospheric boundary ...

Positive Study Results for Ceftaroline Phase III Clinical Study for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections Presented at ICAAC / IDSA

... in Development for Complicated Skin and Skin structure Infections (cSSSI) and Community Acquired ... in the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI).(1) (LOGO: ... influenzae.(7) About Complicated Skin and Skin structure Infections (cSSSIs) cSSSIs are caused by ...

ChemAxon Launches Marvin and JChem Version 5.1; Name to Structure Generation, OLE 2 and JavaScript Integration

... and reaction editing, visualization and structure based property prediction; JChem includes structure management and search, library enumeration and ... and JavaScript support for ChemAxon's structure based calculation language, Chemical Terms. The ...

True properties of carbon nanotubes measured

... devices to cancer therapy. Their atomic structure should, in theory, give them mechanical and ... think that irradiation would degrade the atomic structure of the material, but the researchers found the ... Using computer simulations of the atomic structure of the nanotubes, the team of researchers was ...

A phonon floodgate in monolayer carbon

... that this peculiar feature of the electronic structure of graphene arises from the interaction of the ... which gives information about the electronic structure of the material in particular the local density ... gap; it is not a feature of the electronic band structure of graphene," Crommie says. "Rather it marks the ...

Study reveals principles behind stability and electronic properties of gold nanoclusters

... researchers reported the first-ever total structure determination of a 102-atom gold cluster. The X-ray structure study revealed that pairs of organic sulfur ... it. The team conducted large-scale electronic structure calculations in supercomputing centers in Espoo, ...

Angiotech to Establish Separate Operating and Royalty Businesses

... to address the Company's current capital structure issues with more limited dilution than would ... raise up to US$300 million. This transaction structure allows Angiotech the flexibility to elect to ... to achieve a more equity oriented capital structure for its operating businesses, more ...

Metals shape up with a little help from friends

... that permits the volume of metal in the final structure to be large enough to hold its shape when the ... group used the new method to create a platinum structure (see illustration above) with uniform hexagonal ... catalyst for fuel cells, and a spacious pore structure allows fuel to flow through and react over a ...

Using a grating with a grade, engineers trap a rainbow

... this effort by developing a relatively simple structure that can slow down or even stop light waves over ... is Gan's adviser, while Ding advises Fu. The structure developed by his team, says Gan, has the unique ... that their key innovation is a "metallic grating structure with graded depths, whose dispersion curves and ...

In 'novel playground,' metals are formed into porous nanostructures

... thin, so that the volume of metal in the final structure is large enough to hold its shape when the ... novel playground because no one has been able to structure metals in bulk ways. In principle, if you can do ... how they used the new method to create a platinum structure with uniform hexagonal pores on the order of 10 ...

NC State breakthrough results in super-hard nanocrystalline iron that can take the heat

... been limited by the fact that its nanocrystalline structure breaks down at relatively modest temperatures. ... the alloys ability to retain its nanocrystalline structure under high temperatures will allow for the ... allows the alloy to retain its nanocrystalline structure under high temperatures. ...

Following a Good Start to the Year Shire Reaffirms Full Year 2008 Financial Guidance

... arrangement ("Scheme") relating to the corporate structure and organisation of Shire, including the creation ... an international holding company with a group structure that is designed to help protect Shire's taxation ... believes that the most appropriate structure is for a new group parent company to be ...

Shire to Introduce a New UK Listed Holding Company

... an international holding company with a group structure that is designed to help protect the ... Directors believe that the most appropriate structure is for the new group parent company to be ... (GI) and renal diseases. The structure is sufficiently flexible to allow Shire to target ...

Solving the Z ring's mysteries may lead to new antibiotics

... Biology, the scientists reported how a belt-like structure called a Z ring, which pinches a rod-shaped ... these single-celled microbes want to multiply, a structure called the Z ring forms, then begins to tighten ... threads from a liquid-like form to a more solid structure inside the cell is important for the formation of ...

Self-assembled materials form mini stem cell lab

... The membrane is a fascinating and unusual structure with a high degree of hierarchical order, said ... Using the right chemistry, the thick membrane structure could be designed to get conduits of charge in ... While the underlying, highly ordered structure of the sacs and membranes has dimensions on the ...

Copolymers block out new approaches to microelectronics at NIST

... in 3-D. (Ironically, while determining atomic structure is well-established, measuring the slightly larger internal structure of the polymerson the order of 10 to 20 ... quantitative method for imaging the 3-D internal structure of thin film polymeric nanostructures using ...
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