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...

Sep 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Manchester University PhD student Alex Stephens and his colleagues have successfully synthesized a Star of David catenane – a star-shaped molecule...

Mar 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

European and Australian researchers have identified three new ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons, dubbed CFC-112, CFC-112a, CFC-113a, and one new ozone-depleting...

Mar 4, 2014 by Sukant Khurana

Bharat Ratna, the India’s equivalent of U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom, has historically been awarded to social and political leaders, artists and...

Feb 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Temperature oscillation produces stunning self-assembled mineral microspheres containing rhythmic ‘growth rings,’ providing new insight into the formation...

Jan 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists have developed a unique method to authenticate the purity and origin of cacao beans, the source of chocolate’s main ingredient, cocoa. A...

Jan 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A large multinational team of researchers has documented very high levels of molecular chlorine – as high as 400 parts per trillion – in the...

Dec 20, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Prof Artem Oganov of Stony Brook University has shown that, under certain conditions, ordinary rock salt can take on some...

Dec 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Perfluorotributylamine – a chemical used in the electrical industry – has the potential to contribute significantly to global warming, according...

Dec 6, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists reporting in the Journal of Proteome Research has cracked the secret of the black Périgord truffle’s unique, pungent aroma. The...

Sep 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Nineteen elements – including gold, arsenic, fluorine, cadmium, molybdenum and thorium – have been assigned new atomic weights, according to...

Aug 22, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from Japan and Indonesia have developed the first scientific method to verify authenticity of exotic Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive...