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Scientists unlocked a cure for carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas made when fossil fuels burn incompletely. It's also a silent killer. According to the Centers for...

Cofactor engineering drives natural product synthesis

Advances in synthetic biology have paved the way toward the sustainable synthesis of complex natural products. The baking yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been widely...

Delivering genetic material with MOFs for new therapies

An emerging type of material called a metal-organic framework (MOF) can help in improving the delivery of genetic material for treating disease. MOFs are...

Scientists deploy chemical tools to detect cancer causing proteins

Yale's Microbial Sciences Institute scientists have taken an important step in our understanding of how infection alters proteins in a way that promotes tumor...

New research aims to unlock painkilling secrets of deadly snail venom

The deadly venom of a poisonous sea snail could hold the key to developing new medicines including more effective and less addictive forms of...

What makes cobalt essential to life?

Cobalt sits in the centre of the corrin ring of vitamin B12 and we derive important cobalamins from it. Two of our enzymes use...

Scientists invent coting to keep bananas fresh

Scientists have developed a protective cover for fruit and vegetables. This cover is based on renewable raw materials. Keeping fruits fresh at home Scientists have done...