Asymmetric Antimalarial

Asymmetric Antimalarial

An asymmetric total synthesis of the natural product erythro-8-O-4'-neolignan, machilin C, and its analog has been developed.

Blue Bananas

Blue Bananas

Unique blue fluorescent chlorophyll decomposition products in banana leaves not mere detoxification products

Room to Move

Room to Move

Cells behave differently when in 2 D environments, such as Petri dishes, to more natural, 3 D structures such as those in the human body.

New EU Provisions

New EU Provisions

Leading environmental and health campaign groups fear that MEPs may lack courage to ban all highly hazardous products.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

The glycoalkaloid tomatine has been shown to inhibit human cancer cells in vitro but its concentration in tomatoes depends on the ripeness.

Invention and Innovation Award

Invention and Innovation Award

Wiley-VCH author and Angew. Chem. Advisory Board member, Carolyn Bertozzi will receive this year's $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize.

Loosening the Purse Strings

Loosening the Purse Strings

The EU will add EUR 40 million to its contribution to the international Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) program.

Dot Products

Dot Products

Enzymatic generation of quantum dots could lead to news ways of analyzing milk by fluorescence spectroscopy.