The brittleness of aging bones — more than a loss of bone mass


It is a well-established fact that as we grow older, our bones become more brittle and prone to fracturing. It is also well established that loss of mass is a major reason for older bones…

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A new set of building blocks for simple synthesis of complex molecules


Related images(click to enlarge) Assembling chemicals can be like putting together a puzzle. University of Illinois chemists have developed a way of fitting the pieces together to more efficiently build complex molecules, beginning with a…

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