Rare discovery of new fatty acids

Decades after scientists discovered hundreds of different fatty acids in vegetable oils, two that had managed to elude detection have finally revealed themselves. The discovery may be the first of its kind since the 1960s and 1970s, the researchers said, when biochemists identified troves of new fatty acids in various vegetable oils.
Source: Science Daily

Stunning Moon discovery: Frozen surface water found on the Moon's polar regions, could aid space exploration

  1. Stunning Moon discovery: Frozen surface water found on the Moon’s polar regions, could aid space exploration  Fox News
  2. Water Ice Confirmed on the Surface of the Moon for the 1st Time!  Space.com
  3. First direct evidence of water ice on the surface of the moon  ABC News
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Reaction combination opens up 3D molecular diversity for drug discovery

Reaction combination opens up 3D molecular diversity for drug discovery

Reaction combination opens up 3D molecular diversity for drug discovery, Published online: 06 August 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05874-8

Cycloaddition reactions are powerful tools for synthesizing three-dimensional molecules, but their scope has been limited. A creative solution to this problem opens up opportunities for drug discovery.
Source: Nature

Facebook discovery of covert activity shows 'aggressive' anti-U.S. campaign, senior GOP senator says

Facebook’s discovery of a covert campaign to try to influence the November elections underscores that Russia and other foreign actors “continue an aggressive and pervasive influence campaign against the United States,” Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said Wednesday.

     

 

 


Source: USA Today