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BPA - Bisphenol A

Growing health concerns: Are BPA-free products safer?

BPA (Bisphenol A), a high production volume chemical in plastics and resin, is being linked to health concerns - here Professor Lein discusses.
atomic nuclei, nuclear density functional theory

Physics: Nuclear Density Functional Theory determining properties of atomic nuclei

The Nuclear Theory Group at the University of York, United Kingdom, develops novel theoretical methods for a precise description of ground and exited nuclear states, more of which is explained here by Jacek Dobaczewski, Chair in Theoretical Nuclear Physics.
electron affinity determination, ground state negative

Ground state negative ion formation in complex heavy systems: Electron affinity determination

Dr Alfred Msezane from the Department of Physics, Clark Atlanta University, explains ground state negative ion formation in complex heavy systems, including comment on electron affinity determination.
Medizinische Fakultät Universität Augsburg

Signalling and metabolism: Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like proteases

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Regina Fluhrer discusses Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like proteases and their role in cellular signalling and metabolism.
Center for Theoretical Studies in Physical Systems

Center for Theoretical Studies of Physical Systems (CTSPS)

Research at the Center for Theoretical Studies in Physical Systems covers a number of topics around the fields fo atomic and molecular theory.
e-cigarettes

E-Cigarettes: Safer But Not Safe

Professor Pamela Lein discusses e-cigarettes, their rise in use and the misconception that they are safe as little is still known about the health effects.
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM)

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland is an international research institute in Helsinki focusing on human genomics and personalized medicine.
University of Strathclyde

Porphyrin – is this the most versatile heterocyclic compound ever?

Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the heterocuclic compound known as Porphyrin, and the research he has undertaken.
Iodine-129

How do we dispose Iodine-129 long-term?

A global issue, Professor Peter Santschi discusses the high-risk radioisotope Iodine-129 and issues relating to its safe disposal
Professor Friedemann Freund

Origin of life, rocks and volcanic gases

Professor Friedemann Freund discusses how volcanic chemical in gasses and rocks helped to set the scene for the origin of life
paediatric imaging

Non-radioactive, non-ionising radiation for safe paediatric imaging

E.M. Sevick and J.C. Rasmussen from The University of Texas Health Science Center, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine discuss non-radioactive, non-ionising radiation for safe, paediatric imaging
heterocyclic

Heterocyclic chemistry: Not just what you do but how you think about it

Heterocyclic chemistry is linked to a number of scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, both directly and indirectly. Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the links and the thinking behind it.
Iodine-129

Radioiodine in the environment: Importance of Natural Organic Matter

Professor Peter Santschi discusses the effects of radioiodine, in the human body and in the wider environment, following research into the biogeochemistry.
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: sustainability and/or resilience?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and their adverse effects are discussed by Alberto Mantovani, from Endocrine Disruptors Project, at the Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Understanding the characterisation of sustainable materials

Moniek Tromp, Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, Sustainable Materials Characterisation sheds light on sustainable materials and their benefits
Institute of Pathology

Health care, teaching and research at the Institute of Pathology

When teaching students, pathology is an important, basic and cross-sectional subject in the training of human medicine and dentistry.
in silico chemistry

In silico chemistry: Pursuit of chemical accuracy

Kirk A. Peterson from the Department of Chemistry, Washington State University discusses the fundamentals of in silico chemistry In silico chemistry simply refers to carrying out investigations of chemical processes entirely by computational methods. Over the last few decades, computational chemistry has been an invaluable tool in understanding chemical reactivity,...
catalysts

Characterising operating catalysts with electrons and x-rays

Christian Danvad Damsgaard at DTU Cen provides an insight into in situ investigations of operating catalysts by combining x-ray based characterisation with electron microscopy

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