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Hidden Chiral Fingerprinting

Lewis MacKenzie and Rob Pal have published a review article in Nature Reviews Chemistry, setting out how brightly emitting chiral lanthanide complexes can be used to encode a hidden chiral fingerprint into advanced security inks.
World’s Frst Rapid Circular Polarisation Luminescence Spectrometer

Lipid Membranes Affected by Small Molecules

A novel investigation by the research group of Dr John Sanderson describing the effects of small organic molecules on lipid membranes revealed that reactivity with lipids depends on the structure - not on the lipophilicity - of the small molecule.
Research laboratory at Durham University Chemistry department