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    • newChemistry education goes online

      Chemistry education goes online

      With colleges and universities around the world shuttered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, chemistry teachers are navigating the shift to online learning. There are several factors to consider in this effort, from technology to accessibility. Chemic…
      - 14 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 1:13pm -
    • newStable perovskite LEDs one step closer

      Stable perovskite LEDs one step closer

      Researchers at Linköping University, working with colleagues in Great Britain, China and the Czech Republic, have developed a perovskite light-emitting diode (LED) with both high efficiency and long operational stability. The result has been publish…
      - 14 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 1:08pm -
    • newThe discovery of new compounds for acting on the circadian clock

      The discovery of new compounds for acting on the circadian clock

      The circadian clock controls a variety of biological phenomena that occur during the course of the day, such as sleeping and waking. Perturbation of the circadian clock has been associated with many diseases such as sleep disorders, metabolic syndrom…
      - 16 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 11:32am -
    • newNew materials: Brilliant white without pigments

      New materials: Brilliant white without pigments

      Polymer foils that are extremely thin and characterized by a high light scattering rate are produced by a new process developed by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The inexpensive material may be applied industrially to various objects to giv…
      - 16 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 11:06am -
    • newAn all-organic proton battery energized for sustainable energy storage

      An all-organic proton battery energized for sustainable energy storage

      Sustainable energy storage is in great demand. Researchers at Uppsala University have therefore developed an all-organic proton battery that can be charged in a matter of seconds. The battery can be charged and discharged over 500 times without any s…
      - 18 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 9:20am -
    • Ultrabright X-ray bursts reveal how plants respond to light within fraction of a second

      Ultrabright X-ray bursts reveal how plants respond to light within fraction of a second

      Scientists have revealed intricate structural changes in plants, fungi and bacteria in response to light, according to a new study published today in the open-access journal eLife.
      - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 12:15pm -
    • Nanocrystals will help detect methanol and other alcohols

      Nanocrystals will help detect methanol and other alcohols

      Skoltech scientists have developed highly sensitive sensors based on cobalt oxide nanoflakes which are capable of detecting various alcohols in the air. The new sensors can be used for both medical diagnostics and detection of toxic methanol in the a…
      - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 12:11pm -
    • Textile-fiber-embedded multiluminescent device for future wearable devices

      Textile-fiber-embedded multiluminescent device for future wearable devices

      Dr. Soon Moon Jeong's research team in the Division of Energy Technology at DGIST has developed a new structure of luminescence technology. This will enable the production of light-emitting elements that overcome the limitations of existing methods,…
      - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 12:09pm -
    • New electrically activated material could improve braille readers

      New electrically activated material could improve braille readers

      Refreshable braille displays translate information from computer screens into raised characters, often along the bottom of a keyboard. But this technology can cost thousands of dollars and is limited, typically displaying a string of characters much…
      - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 12:01pm -
    • On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products

      On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products

      If humans ever hope to colonize Mars, the settlers will need to manufacture on-planet a huge range of organic compounds, from fuels to drugs, that are too expensive to ship from Earth.
      - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 11:00am -

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    The Guardian: Chemistry

    • Covid-19: how long can it survive outside the body?
      Sarah Boseley speaks to Prof Deenan Pillay about how the virus contaminates surfaces and why headlines about how long it can survive may be misleading. And, following a number of listener questions, we find out whether or not Sars-CoV-2 can survive i…
      - 9 days ago, 24 Mar 20, 1:00am -
    • The science of soap – here’s how it kills the coronavirus | Pall Thordarson
      Alcohol-based disinfectants are also effective, but soap is a highly efficient way of killing the virus when it’s on your skinViruses can be active outside the body for hours, even days. Disinfectants, liquids, wipes, gels and creams containing alc…
      - 21 days ago, 12 Mar 20, 5:40am -
    • Country diary: smells like evergreen spirit
      Hamsterley Forest, Weardale: Resin oozes from wounds on damaged trunks, sealing them from fungal infection and deterring insectsI love the smell of conifer resin in the morning. Here, on a skin-tingling frosty day, with the first rays of sunshine ski…
      - 43 days ago, 19 Feb 20, 12:30am -
    • Scientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots
      Researchers foresee myriad benefits for humanity, but also acknowledge ethical issues Be warned. If the rise of the robots comes to pass, the apocalypse may be a more squelchy affair than science fiction writers have prepared us for.Researchers in th…
      - 79 days ago, 13 Jan 20, 3:00pm -
    • Sir Hans Kornberg obituary
      Biochemist who built on the work of Hans Krebs to make key discoveries concerning metabolic cyclesHans Kornberg became a biochemist just at the point, in the mid-20th century, when methods became available to explore how organisms convert food and ox…
      - 86 days ago, 7 Jan 20, 9:34am -
    • The science stories that shaped 2019
      From the first image of a black hole to a detailed survey of sea ice in the Arctic, scientists pick the breakthrough moments that defined the yearWas 2019 the year people finally started to listen to climate scientists on global heating? The previous…
      - 22 Dec 19, 10:00am -
    • Ruth van Heyningen obituary
      Biochemist and ophthalmologist whose research concentrated on the formation of cataractsRuth van Heyningen, who has died aged 101, was a pioneering explorer of ophthalmic biochemistry, a field to which she made major contributions after she joined th…
      - 15 Dec 19, 1:03pm -
    • Can laboratories curb their addiction to plastic?
      Research scientists have largely gone unnoticed as major users of unrecyclable material. Now some universities are helping them kick the habitScientific research is a largely ignored consumer of single-use plastics, with the biomedical sciences a par…
      - 10 Nov 19, 4:00am -
    • Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries
      John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino honoured for sparking a portable technology revolutionThe Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work in developing lithium-ion batteries.John B Goodenough of…
      - 9 Oct 19, 11:19am -
    • Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – as it happened
      John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers 12.26pm BSTAnd there we leave the chemistry priz…
      - 9 Oct 19, 7:26am -

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