Green Chemistry

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...

21 August 2015

Roads, and their environmental impacts, often have negative impacts on wildlife, air quality and climate change but...

06 November 2014

A super-tough enzyme can help to capture carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations...

25 September 2014

Low-cost production of hydrogen from water using solar energy has been unveiled by Swiss scientists this week

20 June 2014

Using bacteria to break down lignin, a woody byproduct of paper production, may be the key to creating a renewable...

13 September 2013

A chemical in tarantula venom can kill insect pests that eat it and might work as an environmentally-friendly...

02 May 2013

A new floating material has been developed which can soak up oil spills, in the ongoing fight against water pollution.

22 April 2013

E. coli bacteria capable of producing diesel have been engineered by UK scientists.

28 February 2013

A new catalyst that can unleash the clean potential of hydrogen without the risk of explosion, has been developed by...

29 January 2012

A way of distilling drinks without even heating them has been developed...

12 September 2011

Plants able to grow on toxic explosive components could clean up contaminated compounds.

30 January 2011

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