Uncharged organic molecule can bind negatively charged ions
Many organic molecules exist that can bind positively charged ions, or cations, and this has much to do with the fact that it is easy to ... attract the attention of solvent molecules has been a major challenge for chemists. Flood and Li's solution was ...
Beyoncé: I Was Really Nervous About Releasing New Album
Honestly, I was at a point where I felt like, you know, everything feels the same. That's how I felt and if I could not challenge that, then maybe it's time for me to do something else or develop more artists, which is something I want to do," she posted.
Lego-Like Nanoscale DNA Building Blocks Used to Build Membrane-Crossing Pores
Membrane pores are the gateways controlling the transport of essential molecules across the otherwise impermeable membranes that surround cells in living organisms. Typically made from proteins, pores of different sizes control the flow of ions and ...
Mars Phoenix solves two mysteries with one ion
In the late 1970s, NASA landed two probes on the Martian surface ... as well as the chemicals they did find. Mind you, this does not mean Mars has life. But it does mean that if organic molecules are on Mars — and we expect them to be; for one thing ...
All cells have an outer plasma membrane that ... Small hydrophobic molecules and gases like oxygen and carbon dioxide cross membranes rapidly. Small polar molecules, such as water and ethanol, can also pass through membranes, but they do so more slowly.