Vol 357, Issue 6353
This Week in Science
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This week on the Science podcast, linguist Vyvyan Evans argues that emoji better allow us to signal our attitudes and emotions in text-based discussions, ultimately making us more capable communicators.
- Ruthenium-catalyzed insertion of adjacent diol carbon atoms into C-C bonds: Entry to type II polyketides
A catalyst slices through four-membered carbon rings and then links the ends to previously saturated carbon centers.
Small-diameter carbon nanotubes show promising transport properties and selectivity for water purification applications.
Lactobacillus reuteri induces a specific type of gut intraepithelial T cell via tryptophan catabolites that activate the aryl hydrocarbon receptor.
Structural differences in the photosynthetic machinery show how plants optimize photosynthesis under different light conditions.