synthetic chemistry
Antibiotics From Scratch
Antibiotics From Scratch
Tanya Lewis | May 18, 2016
Scientists develop a method for synthesizing hundreds of new macrolide antibiotics.
Next Generation: Toward Synthetic Neural Tissue
Next Generation: Toward Synthetic Neural Tissue
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Scientists produce a tissue-like material containing hundreds of light-activated compartments that transmits an electrical signal when illuminated.
Influential Chemist Dies
Influential Chemist Dies
Tracy Vence | Feb 2, 2015
Carl Djerassi, who synthesized a hormone that was key to the creation of the birth control pill, has passed away at age 91.
Chemistry as Art
Chemistry as Art
Abby Olena | Feb 1, 2014
See Scientist To Watch Phil Baran describe the artistry of his research in drug discovery.
Phil Baran: Molecule Magician
Phil Baran: Molecule Magician
Abby Olena | Feb 1, 2014
Professor, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute. Age: 36