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New computer system analyzes chemical waste and proposes ways to make new products from it

Scientists have developed a computer system that can analyze a sample of chemical waste and create routes to synthesize new and useful chemicals. The...

Scientists unlocked a cure for carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas made when fossil fuels burn incompletely. It's also a silent killer. According to the Centers for...

Scientists developed wide-temperature range and high-voltage aqueous MXene planar micro-supercapacitors

A recent study led by Prof. Zhong-Shuai Wu (Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS))and Prof. Hui-Ming Cheng...

Cofactor engineering drives natural product synthesis

Advances in synthetic biology have paved the way toward the sustainable synthesis of complex natural products. The baking yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been widely...

Delivering genetic material with MOFs for new therapies

An emerging type of material called a metal-organic framework (MOF) can help in improving the delivery of genetic material for treating disease. MOFs are...

New discovery in animal exoskeletons leads to advances in designing construction materials

Monash University researchers have discovered a new design motif derived from the rigid external covering of invertebrates. It can help in creating more damage...

Scientists deploy chemical tools to detect cancer causing proteins

Yale's Microbial Sciences Institute scientists have taken an important step in our understanding of how infection alters proteins in a way that promotes tumor...

New research aims to unlock painkilling secrets of deadly snail venom

The deadly venom of a poisonous sea snail could hold the key to developing new medicines including more effective and less addictive forms of...

New strategy enables successive cleavage and functionalization of C–C bonds in alcohols

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) scientists have developed a new strategy for heterogeneous catalytic successive cleavage...

Synthesis of TNTNB represents new energy peak for organic explosives

Beijing Institute of Technology and China Academy of Engineering Physics researchers have developed a way to synthesize 1,3,5-trinitro-2,4,6-trinitroaminobenzene (TNTNB). They marked a new energy...

Medicines 3D-printed in seven seconds

Medicines can be printed in seven seconds in a new 3D-printing technique. It can enable rapid on-site production of medicines. This is according to...

A new approach to predict stable species in liquids can guide the design of optimal solution performance

Stony Brook University researchers have found a way to computationally predict stable molecular species in liquid solutions. The new method has been detailed in...

Ethers have more sustainable future due to heterogenous catalysis

Scientists optimized chemical processes to ensure they are environmentally friendly and sustainable. It is becoming increasingly important. Catalysts play a key role as they...

New negative emission construction material could mitigate climate change and improve infrastructure

Mitigating climate change is one of the biggest challenges of world's population. Worcester Polytechnic Institute scientists have developed a new material that's a low-cost,...

Researchers create molecule that can pave way for mini-transistors

Lund University in Sweden scientists have developed a simple hydrocarbon molecule with a logic gate function. It is similar to that in transistors. This...