07 September 2018

The sun is a free and plentiful energy source which could be used to produce clean fuel. New research moves us closer...

20 July 2018

A robot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping chemists to discover new molecules and chemical reactions...

01 June 2018

Hair dye created by discarded blackcurrant skins will soon hit the market thanks to researchers at the University of...

03 August 2017

The new method aims to strip the harmful plastic byproduct from our water supplies.

20 July 2017

Modern-day chemical engineers have built better batteries equipped with molecular pulleys...

12 January 2017

At ten thousand times smaller than a human hair, chemists in Manchester, England, have tied the world's tiniest...

07 October 2016

How cells recycle their waste, the mechanics of superconductivity and the crafting of nano-scale motors were...

16 September 2016

A new concept in energy storage based on water and capable of soaking up power from solar cells has been developed by...

26 August 2016

Rigid robots step aside — the octopus-shaped soft equivalent, “octobot” is wiggling around.

25 August 2016

Researchers think they may have found a "coffee gene".

03 August 2016

New anti-cancer patch combats colon cancer using targeted therapy.

20 July 2016

A technique for storing data using individual atoms has been announced by scientists in the Netherlands...

11 July 2016

A breakthrough in vaccination technology that could speed up the production of vaccines for Ebola, Zika or the Flu...

11 July 2016

Electronic nose senses pesticides and terrorism threats.

10 June 2016

A new coating, illuminated by a low-cost infrared laser, can produce powerful beams of warm white light.

27 May 2016

A new generation of "optical" clock promises to make time-keeping even more accurate.

13 May 2016

Researchers have discovered a new route, which could help explain the very origins of life on Earth.

10 March 2016

Bacteria that can degrade PET, one of the most commonly used forms of plastic, have been identified by Japanese...

11 January 2016

The seventh row of the periodic table has been completed with the addition of four new super-heavy metals

08 October 2015

A new material has been created that can delay the development of ice, even at temperatures down to 6°C below freezing.

02 October 2015

Self-propelled particles that fizz their way upstream into blood vessels to block bleeding have been developed by...

01 October 2015

A new technique for stopping severe bleeding propels treatments straight to the source

17 September 2015

A record efficiency has been achieved for the production of hydrogen from sunlight using an artificial leaf.