Chemistry News

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Latha Venkataraman of Columbia University has developed a single-molecule diode that may have real-world technological applications for nanodevices. Molecular structure of thiophene-1,1-dioxide oligomers and schematic of the molecular junction created using asymmetric area electrodes. Image credit: Brian Capozzi et al. The idea of creating a single-molecule diode – a circuit element that directs current flow –...

May 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists at the University of Leuven in Belgium has developed a novel method for the recovery and separation of two rare earth elements –...

Apr 29, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study in the journal Chemical Communications, alkaline hydrothermal vents on the seabed are able to produce simple carbon-based molecules,...

Apr 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute,...

Apr 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Desflurane, isoflurane, sevoflurane and halothane – clinically used inhalation anesthetic agents – are accumulating in the atmosphere of our...

Mar 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of chemists co-led by Dr Joseph Hupp and Dr Omar Farha, both from Northwestern University, has developed a new material that is very effective...

Mar 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has designed an automated ‘3D printer’ for small molecules that could open...

Mar 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Two bottles of beer from an about 170 year old shipwreck near the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea have been analyzed by a team of scientists from Finland...

Jan 28, 2015 by Sci-News.com

In research that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments and food production, a team of chemists from Australia and the United States, led...