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    Phys.org: Chemistry

    • Conductive nature in crystal structures revealed at magnification of 10 million times

      Conductive nature in crystal structures revealed at magnification of 10 million times

      In groundbreaking materials research, a team led by University of Minnesota Professor K. Andre Mkhoyan has made a discovery that blends the best of two sought-after qualities for touchscreens and smart windows—transparency and conductivity.
      - 2 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:08pm -
    • Using metals for fuel

      Using metals for fuel

      Did you know that in microgravity we are preparing one of the most promising fuels for the future?
      - 2 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 1:45pm -
    • Why future homes could be made of living fungus

      Why future homes could be made of living fungus

      In the summer of 2014 a strange building began to take shape just outside MoMA PS1, a contemporary art centre in New York City. It looked like someone had started building an igloo and then got carried away, so that the ice-white bricks rose into hug…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 7:30am -
    • A new regime for analyzing properties of topological materials

      A new regime for analyzing properties of topological materials

      Two recent studies demonstrate that there is a topological origin of two related metal alloys' ability to convert light into electrical current. New fundamental research on rhodium monosilicide (RhSi), published in NPJ Quantum Materials, and on cobal…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 7:23am -
    • Blending rules for 3-D printing bone

      Blending rules for 3-D printing bone

      By combining synthetic polymers and natural materials it is possible to increase the range of characteristics that might be fabricated using 3-D printing of components, according to research published in the International Journal of Nano and Biomater…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 7:20am -
    • Research breaks new ground in understanding how a molecular motor generates force

      Research breaks new ground in understanding how a molecular motor generates force

      A team of biophysicists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Penn State College of Medicine set out to tackle the long-standing question about the nature of force generation by myosin, the molecular motor responsible for muscle contractio…
      - 3 days ago, 14 Jan 21, 4:32pm -
    • Future options for storing carbon dioxide: Synthesis of inorganic heteroalkenes

      Future options for storing carbon dioxide: Synthesis of inorganic heteroalkenes

      Group 13/15 heteroalkenes RMER' with M-E double bonds (M = B-Tl; E = N-Bi) offer promising potential for bond activation reactions, but they are difficult to prepare. A team led by CENIDE professor Stephan Schulz now describes new synthetic methods f…
      - 3 days ago, 14 Jan 21, 1:33pm -
    • Lab-on-a-chip test has potential to detect COVID-19 immune response faster than current antibody testing

      Lab-on-a-chip test has potential to detect COVID-19 immune response faster than current antibody testing

      A new antibody test being developed by a team that includes two SMU researchers has the potential to detect the presence of antibodies generated in response to COVID-19 faster and with more accuracy than current antibody testing.
      - 3 days ago, 14 Jan 21, 1:32pm -
    • A scanning transmission X-ray microscope for analysis of chemical states of lithium

      A scanning transmission X-ray microscope for analysis of chemical states of lithium

      Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) are widely used for daily products in our life, such as hybrid cars, cell phone, etc. but their charge/discharge process is not fully understood yet. To understand the process, behaviors of lithium ion, distribution and ch…
      - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 21, 10:47am -
    • Expanding the biosynthetic pathway via retrobiosynthesis

      Expanding the biosynthetic pathway via retrobiosynthesis

      KAIST metabolic engineers present the bio-based production of multiple short-chain primary amines that have a wide range of applications in chemical industries for the first time. The research team led by Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee from the…
      - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 21, 10:47am -

    Scientific American: Chemistry

    The Guardian: Chemistry

    • John Sherwood obituary
      My friend and colleague John Sherwood, who has died aged 87, was an academic physical chemist who made a huge contribution to the understanding of organic crystals and their imperfections.Organic crystals are ubiquitous in our everyday life: in pharm…
      - 11 days ago, 7 Jan 21, 6:05am -
    • Bernard Bloom obituary
      My father, Bernard Bloom, who has died aged 95, was an analytical chemist and inspirational teacher, who spent time as a meteorologist in the early days of Israel’s civil aviation industry.He was born in Didsbury, Greater Manchester, the youngest o…
      - 47 days ago, 2 Dec 20, 11:59am -
    • Sir John Meurig Thomas obituary
      World-renowned chemist with a flair for communicating science to a wider audienceJohn Meurig Thomas, who has died aged 87, exemplified a generation of British chemists who linked a vanished era of industrial prowess and innovation to the cutting edge…
      - 51 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 1:06pm -
    • Covid vaccine technology pioneer: 'I never doubted it would work'
      Katalin Karikó’s mRNA research helped pave way for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s successful workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Hungarian-born biochemist who helped pioneer the research behind the mRNA technolog…
      - 58 days ago, 21 Nov 20, 3:00am -
    • T-cell Covid immunity 'present in adults six months after first infection'
      Study suggests white blood cell levels higher in people who had symptomsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCellular (T-cell) immunity against the virus that causes Covid-19 is likely to be present within most adults six mon…
      - 77 days ago, 2 Nov 20, 9:41am -
    • ‘I’m proud of my gender’: two women win Nobel chemistry prize – video
      Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have been awarded the 2020 Nobel prize in chemistry for the discovery of the Crispr genetic scissors used to edit the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.The genome editin…
      - 7 Oct 20, 1:34pm -
    • Scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for 'genetic scissors'
      Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna share prize for genome editing methodTwo scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel prize in chemistry for developing the genetic scissors used in gene editing – the first time two women have shared the…
      - 7 Oct 20, 5:59am -
    • What does it mean to be alive? Paul Nurse on defining 'life'
      Is it possible to define the biological, chemical and physical functions that separate cells, plants and even humans from inanimate objects? In his new book, Paul Nurse, Nobel prize winner and director of the Francis Crick Institute, addresses a ques…
      - 22 Sep 20, 12:00am -
    • Derek Haisman obituary
      My father, Derek Haisman, who has died aged 92, was a remarkable man and a research chemist who achieved great things in food technology, working on, among other products, mushy peas and Cup-a-Soup.Born near Durham to Robert Haisman, a haulage contra…
      - 16 Sep 20, 12:50pm -
    • Are aliens hiding in plain sight?
      Several missions this year are seeking out life on the red planet. But would we recognise extraterrestrials if we found them?In July, three unmanned missions blasted off to Mars – from China (Tianwen-1), the US (Nasa’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rove…
      - 5 Sep 20, 12:00pm -

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