Chemistry

The design of airplane wings and storing organs for transplant could both become safer and more effective, thanks to a synthetic antifreeze that prevents the...
by University of Warwick
9:40am
8.16.2017
Trees have the ability to capture and remove pollutants from the soil and degrade them through natural processes in the plant. It's a feat of nature companies...
by University of Washington
2:38pm
8.15.2017
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University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at...
by Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press
2:08pm
8.15.2017
Researchers have developed an innovative way of hacking conducting plastics to prevent bacterial growth using silver nanoparticles and a small electrical...
by Karolinska Institutet
9:22am
8.15.2017
A new study has identified the significance of a new class of chemical reactions involving three molecules that each participate in the breaking and forming of...
by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
2:55pm
8.14.2017
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A mix of waste canola oil and sulfur can trap mercury pollution – some of the most toxic leftovers from heavy industry. The rubber-like substance, devised by...
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2:31pm
8.11.2017
One of the paradoxes of the medical marvel known as general anesthesia is that in helping us to get well, those anesthetic gases are also heating our planet....
by Kate Cole-Adams. University of Melbourne
1:51pm
8.11.2017
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Give your medicine a jolt. By using – electrochemistry – a technique that combines electricity and chemistry, future pharmaceuticals may soon be easily scaled...
by Cornell University
2:28pm
8.10.2017
Researchers have reported a new and potentially more effective way of tracking penguin and other marine animal migrations by using a forensic science analysis...
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11:39am
8.9.2017
GHB, y-hydroxybutyric acid, is the most commonly used date-rape drug, dropped into someone’s drink to incapacitate a victim before a sexual attack. One...
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10:12am
8.9.2017
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Researchers have come up with a novel way to stimulate sweat glands on a small, isolated patch of skin so subjects can stay cool and comfortable and go about...
by University of Cincinnati
10:15am
8.7.2017
As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, Penn State researchers have found a potential solution to those unwanted guests that can turn a relaxing...
by Pennsylvania State University
11:05am
8.4.2017
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An ice cold drink is refreshing in the summer, but for people with sensitive teeth, it can cause a painful jolt in the mouth. Now researchers developed a new...
by American Chemical Society
9:21am
8.2.2017
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has concluded that bacteria in a lake 800 meters beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet may digest methane, a powerful...
by National Science Foundation
1:58pm
8.1.2017
Biochar from recycled waste may both enhance crop growth and save health costs by helping clear the air of pollutants, according to researchers.
by Rice University
1:33pm
7.27.2017
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Originally pioneered three years ago in R. Graham Cook’s Purdue lab, a mass spectrometry-based tool is finally making inroads in the clinical setting by...
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12:23pm
7.26.2017
Why use regular sunscreen when you can apply a DNA film to your skin? Researchers developed a coating made out of DNA that gets better at protecting skin from...
by Binghamton University
9:05am
7.26.2017
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A team of researchers has developed a faster and easier way to make sulfur-containing polymers that will lower the cost of large-scale production.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2:40pm
7.25.2017
In a new paper, researchers detail how they have solved a decades-old problem with lithium metal electrodes in batteries.
by Indiana University
9:00am
7.21.2017
Cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3 fatty acids. A well-known cannabinoid in marijuana,...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3:57pm
7.18.2017
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An exotic interaction between light and metal can be harnessed to make chemical reactions more sustainable, but the physics behind it has been widely debated...
by University of Michigan
2:24pm
7.18.2017
Amphibians can develop tolerance to pesticides, but this tolerance can lead to increased susceptibility to parasites, according to new research.
by Binghamton University
9:27am
7.18.2017
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Using a combination of fossils and chemical markers, scientists have tracked how a period of globally low ocean-oxygen turned an Early Jurassic marine...
by University of Texas at Austin
2:31pm
7.17.2017
Researchers have identified a group of potential substitutes for bisphenol A (BPA) that lack the adverse effects typically associated with BPA.
by Baylor College of Medicine
12:59pm
7.14.2017
Summertime is barbecue time. However, when fat reacts with glowing coal, a substance chemists call benzopyrene is created. It is a widespread environmental...
by Technical University of Munich
2:58pm
7.13.2017
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Vast amounts of toxic mercury are accumulating in the Arctic tundra, threatening the health and wellbeing of people, wildlife and waterways, according to a...
by University of Massachusetts Lowell
11:37am
7.13.2017
Poor diet and a lack of physical activity are major contributors to the world's obesity epidemic, but researchers have also identified common environmental...
by American Chemical Society
9:31am
7.12.2017
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A team of architects and chemists has designed super-stretchy and strong fibers which are almost entirely composed of water, and could be used to make textiles...
by University of Cambridge
2:17pm
7.11.2017
A new study is taking a closer look at the damage caused by chemical attacks in Syria. The Syrian Civil War, ongoing since 2011, has seen hundreds of people...
by University of Texas at San Antonio
9:36am
7.11.2017
New research reveals that sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed from the air by concrete surfaces. Researchers discovered how...
by Stony Brook University
9:29am
7.10.2017
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