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Enzymes, the catalysts of biology, can engulf and break down hundreds of nerve agent molecules per second. Image: Pymol. PDB 4E3T rcsb.org

Enzymes versus nerve agents: Designing antidotes for chemical weapons

Scientists invented chemical weapons; some are now working to destroy them. New biomolecular design techniques let researchers design proteins that can destroy nerve agents in bodies.

Termite stomach acid to aid biofuel

A study into the role of gut bacteria in termite stomachs has given surprising, but hopeful, results. Researchers at Purdue…

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