Hydrogen from acidic water: Researchers develop potential low cost alternative to platinum for splitting water
A technique for creating a new molecule that structurally and chemically replicates the active part of the widely used industrial catalyst molybdenite has been developed by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley ...
Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win Nobel chemistry prize for cyber experiments (Update 3)
Three U.S.-based scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that researchers use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.
Team finds new energy storage capabilities between layers of 2-D materials
Drexel University researchers are continuing to expand the capabilities and functionalities of a family of two-dimensional materials they discovered that are as thin as a single atom, but have the potential ...
Researchers discover ant rivals mix venom creating first instance of naturally occurring ionic liquid
Building new drugs just got easier
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a method for modifying organic molecules that significantly expands the possibilities for developing new pharmaceuticals and improving old ones.
Study suggests expanding the genetic alphabet may be easier than previously thought
A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute suggests that the replication process for DNAthe genetic instructions for living organisms that is composed of four bases (C, G, A and T)is more ...
Researchers discover antifreeze protein with water filled core
Microchip-like technology allows single-cell analysis
A U.S. and Korean research team has developed a chip-like device that could be scaled up to sort and store hundreds of thousands of individual living cells in a matter of minutes. The system is similar to ...
Cry me a river of possibility: Scientists design new adaptive material inspired by tears
Imagine a tent that blocks light on a dry and sunny day, and becomes transparent and water-repellent on a dim, rainy day. Or highly precise, self-adjusting contact lenses that also clean themselves. Or pipelines ...
New 3D printing process could lead to DIY drugstores
(Phys.org) -- A new 3D printing process developed at the University of Glasgow could revolutionise the way scientists, doctors and even the general public create chemical products.
'Double-duty' electrolyte enables new chemistry for longer-lived batteries
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new and unconventional battery chemistry aimed at producing batteries that last longer than previously ...
New method of producing stereoisomers developed
Scientists develop biological computer to encrypt and decipher images
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in California and the TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology have developed a "biological computer" made entirely from biomolecules that is capable of deciphering ...