Scientists rediscover self-healing silicone mechanism from the 1950s
Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells
(Phys.org) —An emerging class of electrically conductive plastics called "radical polymers" may bring low-cost, transparent solar cells, flexible and lightweight batteries and ultrathin antistatic coatings ...
Antibiotics 2.0: The atomic structure and mechanism of mammalian host-defense peptides
Wires turn salt water into freshwater
Melanin from Jurassic-era mollusk could lead to new tool for cancer diagnosis
'Quadruple helix' DNA discovered in human cells
In 1953, Cambridge researchers Watson and Crick published a paper describing the interweaving 'double helix' DNA structure - the chemical code for all life. Now, in the year of that scientific landmark's 60th Anniversary, ...
Researchers discover a way to tease oxygen molecules from carbon dioxide
Into the breach: Transporting molecular cargo through algal cell walls
New view of dendrites in Li batteries gets to the root of the problem
An up-close look at what air pollution is doing to your body
We are all aware that air pollution can be bad for our health – the World Health Organisation estimated that ambient air pollution caused 3.7 million premature deaths worldwide in 2012 – yet what exactly ...