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Unlocking the mystery behind blood clots
Unlocking the mystery behind blood clots 25 April 2019 New research demonstrates how proteins called “integrins” form an intermediate state between their active and inactive forms that promotes the aggregation of platelets, the blood cells that form clots.

New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones
New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones 23 April 2019 A more efficient and cost-effective way to detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, could be possible with a new protein-based sensor that changes its fluorescence when it binds to these metals.

Lauren Zarzar receives 2019 ACS Unilever Award
Lauren Zarzar receives 2019 ACS Unilever Award 23 April 2019 Lauren Zarzar, assistant professor of chemistry at Penn State, was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Unilever Award by the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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