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Cell studies suggest some repurposed drugs could block replication of SARS-CoV-2

2 May, 2020 - 01:00
The experiments follow up on an earlier study that identified 69 compounds that could disrupt possible interactions between viral and human proteins

How big pharma firms are quietly collaborating on new coronavirus antivirals

1 May, 2020 - 22:50
Behind the scenes, companies including Novartis, Takeda, and Gilead are collaborating in a loose alliance. Their work might not be done in time to stop COVID-19, but they hope it can prevent the next pandemic

Moderna picks Lonza to make 1 billion doses of its coronavirus vaccine

1 May, 2020 - 22:40
Program boosts effort by the mRNA therapy pioneer to be first with a coronavirus vaccine

What is an allergy sensitizer, and how does a chemical become one?

1 May, 2020 - 21:28
One researcher now risks death if she enters her former lab building

Podcast: Diagnose, treat, vaccinate—beating a killer coronavirus

1 May, 2020 - 21:08
<i>Stereo Chemistry</i> looks at lessons learned from previous epidemics and the global effort underway to stop this new microscopic foe

A chemist's guide to disinfectants

1 May, 2020 - 20:24
Has your local store run out of sanitizing wipes? This cheat sheet can help you find and understand alternatives

Rome Therapeutics launches to probe junk DNA for cancer drug discovery

1 May, 2020 - 06:00
Biotech veteran Rosana Kapeller cofounded the start-up, which raised $50 million to develop small-molecule drugs

Courts lean against US EPA science advisers policy

1 May, 2020 - 06:00
Trial court vacates directive, appeals courts appear skeptical of legality

Will EPA ban hazardous pesticide in pet collars?

1 May, 2020 - 06:00
Federal appeals court orders agency to make a decision within 90 days

A new electricity-boosting effect seen in perovskites

1 May, 2020 - 06:00
This photoflexoelectric effect could lead to devices that harvest energy from both light and motion

Making lithium-ion batteries more environmentally friendly

1 May, 2020 - 01:11
New process uses water-soluble binders to avoid the need for organic solvents in manufacturing and recycling

BASF and Dow see early coronavirus impacts in first-quarter earnings

1 May, 2020 - 01:05
Manufacturing shutdowns and oil prices were a drag on results

ACS honors 4 industrial teams with its 2020 Heroes of Chemistry award

30 April, 2020 - 18:32
Innovations have led to advances in cataract surgery, water purification, semiconductor fabrication, and tuberculosis drugs

US national labs offer royalty-free patent licenses

30 April, 2020 - 17:48
The nonexclusive licenses, available on more than 1,000 technologies, will expire at the end of 2020

Ying Kao Lee dies of COVID-19

30 April, 2020 - 17:45
DuPont chemist invented a high-quality coating that kept automotive paints from fading

Finding what cells the coronavirus can enter could help explain why it spreads so well

30 April, 2020 - 17:28
Two studies pinpoint nasal cells and others that express the molecules the virus uses to get inside

Gilead&#39;s remdesivir gets emergency use authorization based on preliminary data in COVID-19

30 April, 2020 - 00:46
Limited results from a NIAID study suggest the drug helps people with COVID-19 recover faster

As they scramble to shore up supplies, small firms brace for a recession

29 April, 2020 - 23:29
Early signs of a downturn in demand herald a season of unprecedented uncertainty

ACS Exams Institute offers &#8216;nonsecure' versions of its general and organic chemistry exams

29 April, 2020 - 21:11
One-time tests can be taken by students learning remotely during the coronavirus pandemic

Nudging reaction in reverse repurposes polyurethane foam

29 April, 2020 - 15:44
New polymer processing method offers a path to recycle a huge class of consumer goods

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