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The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded "for mechanistic studies of DNA repair". The recipients are Paul L. Modrich, Tomas Lindahl and Aziz Sancar.
We take a look at Carbon - one of the most important elements for our lives on Earth. We look at various forms of elemental carbon, from diamonds to exotic graphene and buckyballs. more
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 goes to William Campbell & Satoshi Ōmura "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites" and Youyou Tu "for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria". more
In their paper published in Nature Catalysis, Professor Francesca Paradisi and Dr. Martina Contente of the University of Nottingham and the University of Bern show a new method to produce chemical molecules more efficiently through a new one step reaction in the enzyme. Professor Paradis is ... more
Experts from the University of Nottingham have created a self-sustaining circuit of reactions which is a greener and more efficient method of chemical production. Drs Francesca Paradisi and Martina Contente of the University of Nottingham produce chemicals more efficiently through a looped ... more
A chance meeting between a spider expert and a chemist has led to the development of antibiotic synthetic spider silk. After five years' work an interdisciplinary team of scientists at The University of Nottingham has developed a technique to produce chemically functionalised spider silk th ... more