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Development of chemical probes for human biology gets push with $86 million grant

Researchers at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT today announced that they have been chosen to receive a six-year, $86M grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify and develop molecular tools known as 'small molecules', which can probe the proteins, signaling pathways and cellular processes that are crucial to human health and disease.

Posted: Sep 2nd, 2008

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2008 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize awarded to Geim and Novoselov

The European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division is proud to announce the award of the 2008 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize to Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov of the University of Manchester for discovering and isolating a single free-standing atomic layer of carbon (graphene) and elucidating its remarkable electronic properties.

Posted: Sep 2nd, 2008

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Nature inspires new highly specific drugs and organic products

Scientists now realise that the precise molecular arrangements within natural pathways in organisms have been highly tuned for specific processes and provide both compounds that can be exploited directly and vital information over how to synthesise new products by mimicking biochemical processes.

Posted: Sep 2nd, 2008

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