Chemistry News Articles

News about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...

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...

29 July 2018

A biodegradable "plastic" wrapping made from crab shells and plant waste has been developed by scientists in...

28 July 2018

Using the power of tiny magnets, a team at Stanford have captured cancer cells circulating in the blood

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...

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

21 September 2017

By combining car sharing apps with a smartphone’s ability to measure movement and vibration, researchers are hoping to...

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...

07 April 2017

With photosynthesis levels rising, could plants be the key to combating climate change?

12 January 2017

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

04 November 2016

Three square metres of Arctic sea ice are lost for every ton of carbon dioxide emitted by anyone on our planet, a new...

03 November 2016

Plants that use nanoparticles to pick up the presence of pollution, or even explosives, have been engineered by...

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.

04 July 2016

Using a new exploration technique, scientists have identified a huge helium reserve in an area of high volcanic...

01 July 2016

A new, non-stick surface for shampoo bottles could boost recycling.

24 June 2016

An electric field applied to liquid chocolate during processing makes it possible to cut the fat content.