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New Painkiller Stronger than Morphine found in Coffee


Coffee contains a protein that has an effect similar to morphine, specialists at the University of Brasilia and Brazilian agriculture research company Embrapa have discovered. 73 more words


Depression is good only when something new, better and stronger comes out of it

I have been thinking a lot about my education and current knowledge in the past few years. I have learned a lot new and exciting things, especially during my Bachelors studies. 295 more words

Molecular Biology

Next Generation Genome Sequencing - Today And Tommorrow

When Human Genome Project was running, and finally done in 2003, I was in school. The total thing was a sci-fi to me. As they are pouring a drop of blood or a string of hair, and  getting the whole secret story of human written in ATGC ! 808 more words


Long Hiatus

I cannot even begin to enumerate the times I thought to myself, “I should write a post today, I think I’ll do that. Aaaaand then proceeded to play League of Legends for 3 hours (fun game by the way, check it out) or otherwise entertained myself for what I thought would be 5 minutes but really turned into an all day thing. 162 more words

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Molecular Biology

An interesting way to study the hydrophobic effect between protein surfaces

Protein interaction domains haven’t been studied to nearly the extent they need to be, and we know far less about them than we should. All the large molecular machines of the cell (ribosome, mediator, spliceosome, mitochondrial respiratory chain) involve large numbers of proteins interacting with each other not by the covalent bonds beloved by organic chemists, but by much weaker forces (van der Waals,charge attraction, hydrophobic entropic forces etc. 728 more words

Chemistry (relatively Pure)

Response to pH stress in the reef-building coral Pocillopora capitata (Anthozoa: Scleractinia)

To evaluate the metabolic response of the symbiotic coral Pocillopora capitata to reduced seawater pH in an in vitro system, 112 branches of P. capitata with no apparent damage from bleaching were collected from the La Boquita (LB) coral community. 182 more words