News on Chemistry continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
56 min ago | Wireless Design & Development
Manu Prakash won a contest to develop the 21st-century chemistry set. His version, based on a toy music box, is small, robust, and programmable, and costs $5.
Trending on the Topix Network
4 hrs ago | Daily Reporter
A bronze sculpture of Purdue University's most recent Nobel laureate will be unveiled later this week alongside a sculpture of the school's first Nobel Prize winner.
4 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
Water is arguably the most important resource on the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, the American Chemical Society is showcasing three scientists whose research keeps water safe, clean and available for future generations.
4 hrs ago | CiteULike
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
8 hrs ago | Evening Times
THE criminal under-world of "trendy" new drugs has been laid bare to discourage teenagers from playing Russian Roulette with their lives.
Last week, the US Navy flew a model airplane with a small 2-stroke engine. That's not normally news, except for one big detail: the fuel the plane burned was made from seawater via a process the Navy has been working on for years .
Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or used for cooking.
Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.
Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery-and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year.
The intercalation and exfoliation reactions of I -zirconium phosphate, Zr 2A H2O , were studied microscopically by atomic force microscopy and transmission electron microscopy .
Learning how baking soda and vinegar combine to make carbon dioxide gas to blow up a balloon was a hit with Sultanya Hamid.
Health forums were abuzz in 2007 with news that a simple, inexpensive chemical may serve as a viable treatment to many forms of cancer.
Unbelievable when you hear it at first but it's actually true . The coffee does taste less bitter with a pinch of salt in it.
These cross sections of tumor tissue from mice show the effects of treatment with manganese dioxide nanoparticles alone or followed by radiation , compared with a control injection of saline alone or followed by radiation .
Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Evonik Industries have developed a self-healing chemistry that allows for rapid healing of a plastic material using mild heating, restoring its initial molecular structure.
Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors.
Cutting corners to save a few pounds on the crucial flag leaf spray timing is an unnecessary risk that could jeopardise wheat yields more than ever this season, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns.