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Things have been busy around here, and I have several topics stacked up to discuss that I haven't been able to get to yet. But they'll have to wait a bit. I wanted to let everyone know that the rest......
Add another potential target to the longevity list: this paper in Cell (open access, actually) provides evidence that the well-known Ras-ERK-ETS pathway is also involved in lifespan. This is work in Drosophila, which is one of the usual places to......
Cryo-electron microscopy has been scoring some real successes lately as a structural biology technique. Anything that provides protein structures without having to crystallize proteins is of immediate interest, of course, and I think we can expect a lot more...

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After reading this piece on Chembark, I find that I have to help defend the whole chem-blogging enterprise. The latest Analytical Chemistry has an editorial from Royce Murray, on the subject. Unfortunately, it sounds like something written several years ago.......
As we approach October, Nobel Speculation Season is upon us again. And Ash is right at Curious Wavefunction - making the predictions gets easier every year, because you get to keep the lists you had from before, with maybe a......
I've had an interesting e-mail from a reader who wants to be signed as "Mrs. McGreevy", and it's comprehensive enough that I'm going to reproduce it in full below. As everyone but the editorial board of C&E; News has noticed,......

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Ever looked at a molecule and thought something was just...off?A little while ago, I browsed through the latest edition of PLoS One, the open science journal. I don't often go there for chemistry publications, but curiosity struck, so I typed, "antibacterial...
R B Woodward and his followers have solved the general problem of organic synthesis. We need to solve the general problem of design and function.Yesterday's post by Derek titled 'The End of Synthesis'  (follow up here) ruffled quite...
Accounts of Chemical Research - located at the "left of your ACS radio dial"- may be as unloved as the random college radio stations one finds there. Yet it somehow seems to be catching fire with the chemistry "It" crowd.Seriously...it's on the left!I'd...