Artificial light-harvesting method achieves 100% energy transfer efficiency
Abnormal properties of cancer protein revealed in fly eyes
Mutations in the human retinoblastoma protein gene are a leading cause of eye cancer. Now, Michigan State University scientists have turned to fruit fly eyes to unlock the secrets of this important cancer ...
Chemists fabricate 'impossible' material
Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria
The development is a step towards commercial production of a source of fuel that could one day provide an alternative to fossil fuels.
Millions of molecules screened in search for the ideal organic solar cell material
The road also taken: Alternative and hidden pathways in biological electron transfer
Computation of the stabilities and crystal structures of known and new phosphorus allotropes made of nanotubes
(Phys.org) —What holds white, black, and red phosphorus together—and prevents it from falling apart, for example into much-sought-after atomically thin networks and nanowires? This is what German scientists ...
New hybrid material simplifies organic transistor design
Advanced molecular 'sieves' could be used for carbon capture
(Phys.org) —Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed advanced molecular 'sieves' which could be used to filter carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
Cheap, abundant cathode material found for producing hydrogen fuel (w/ video)
Lithium-ion battery with new chemistry could power electric vehicles
Scientists solve mystery of the eye
Chemical biologists find new halogenation enzyme
Molecules containing carbon-halogen bonds are produced naturally across all kingdoms of life and constitute a large family of natural products with a broad range of biological activities. The presence of halogen substituents ...
Estrogen helps calm stressed cells, researchers find
Stress is as bad for cells as it is for people, but scientists have had a hard time devising ways to study its effects on cells without killing them.