Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Rapid test uses origami technology

(Phys.org) -- Complex laboratory investigations do produce reliable results, but they are not useful for point-of-care diagnostics. This is especially true in developing countries, which must rely on simple, ...

dateJun 21, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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Longer-lasting chemical catalysts

Metal-based chemical catalysts have excellent green chemistry credentials—in principle at least. In theory, catalysts are reusable because they drive chemical reactions without being consumed. In reality, ...

dateJan 13, 2012 in Materials Science
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Shine a light instead of changing the battery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pacemakers and other implanted medical devices require electric current to operate. Changing the battery requires an additional operation, which is an added stress on the patient. A Japanese team led by Eijiro ...

dateDec 01, 2011 in Nanophysics
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