Chemistry News Articles

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

13 March 2011

A group of Brazilian researchers led by Renata Castro, have found that the classic comedy banana skin is actually very...

06 March 2011

With a breakthrough that could hasten the arrival of a new generation of even more powerful microprocessors, scientists...

06 March 2011

The origins of life on earth are a hotly debated topic among scientists. One theory suggests that meteorites brought...

30 January 2011

Researchers in America this week have dramatically enlarged the catalogue of known genes which allow an organism to...

10 January 2011

A method invented by nanotechnologists at The University of Texas in Dallas has been used for the first time to create...

19 December 2010

In case you were thinking of shunning turkey for Christmas dinner this year and chowing down on hamburgers, researchers...

19 December 2010

The discovery of bacteria that appear to thrive on toxic arsenic may have implications for our understanding of the...

21 November 2010

A lot of us like a nice glass of wine at the end of the day, but for around 500 million people in the world, that’s not...

17 October 2010

Research is discovering cheaper alternatives to gold plated connectors...

19 September 2010

In a move that could hold the key to better drugs to beat a range of mood disorders including depression, French...

25 July 2010

A new more efficient way of converting carbon-dioxide back to carbon has been invented that uses solar energy very...

11 April 2010

One of the hottest areas of materials science is the development of composite materials that combine the useful...

07 March 2010

Millions of tonnes of methane locked up beneath the shoreline of Siberia are becoming unstable and escaping into the...

15 November 2009

A European team of scientists may have discovered a shortcut to finding distant planets orbiting far-off stars - you...

15 November 2009

Don't judge a book by its cover - judge it by the smell instead!