enzymes
Beetle Bomb
Beetle Bomb
Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015
High-speed X-ray video reveals how bombardier beetles control their toxic sprays.
Mitochondrial Enzyme Detailed
Mitochondrial Enzyme Detailed
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2015
Researchers reveal clues regarding how an ancient mitochondrial enzyme helps maintain healthy cells across the tree of life.
Enzyme Design
Enzyme Design
Jef Akst | Dec 3, 2014
Researchers create synthetic enzymes in the lab, encoded by artificial genetic material.
Deep-Sea Detox
Deep-Sea Detox
Molly Sharlach | Oct 21, 2014
Unique chemistry allows microbes to strip pollutants of halogen atoms, a study shows.
Virtual Reaction
Virtual Reaction
Molly Sharlach | Oct 20, 2014
A computer simulation could predict antibiotic resistance.
Sophie Dumont: Forces at Play
Sophie Dumont: Forces at Play
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell & Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 38
Emily Scott: Enzyme Explorer
Emily Scott: Enzyme Explorer
Dan Cossins | Mar 1, 2013
Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas. Age: 43
Catalyzing Lung Cancer Research
Catalyzing Lung Cancer Research
Dan Cossins | Mar 1, 2013
March 2013 Scientist to Watch Emily Scott explains her work on a lung enzyme that interacts with nicotine and may serve as a drug target.
Buffering Against Alcohol
Buffering Against Alcohol
Dan Cossins | Feb 17, 2013
Using a new assembly method, scientists have combined multiple enzymes in a polymer nanocapsule to reduce blood alcohol levels and liver damage in drunken mice.
 
Freezing Time
Vern L. Schramm | May 1, 2012
Targeting the briefest moment in chemistry may lead to an exceptionally strong new class of drugs.