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Determining The Age Of Fingerprints

Forensic Science: New technique could help investigators validate and prioritize… Read more >

MOFs with a heart of glass

Chemists forge designer glasses from molten frameworks Read more >

Sensors Rapidly Screen Transplantable Lungs For Warning Signs

Clinical Chemistry: Chip-based devices could help save donor lungs… Read more >

Methane Leaking From Natural Gas Operations Underestimated

Environment: New estimates of leaked methane point to reduced climate… Read more >

EU Agency Says Neonicotinoids Can Pose High Risks To Bees

Pesticides: Findings trigger increased pressure to extend temporary ban on… Read more >

China Stresses Industrial Safety

Tianjin: Authorities step up inspections, detain 23 people, but a… Read more >

Chemists Iron Out [2+2] Cycloadditions

Organic Synthesis: Tunable catalyst simplifies turning commodity alkenes into cyclobutane… Read more >

Protein Stores Copper For Methane-Digesting Bacteria

Structural Biology: Tetramer of four-helix bundles holds a total… Read more >

80-Year-Old Langmuir-Blodgett Technique Gets An Electrospray Update

Altered method now easily produces thin films of colloidal particles… Read more >

Red Fireworks Go Green

Environmental Science: Ditching chlorine-based ingredients in red pyrotechnics avoids… Read more >

China Slowdown Rattles Stock Market


Finance: Chemical shares slip along with other stocks as oil… Read more >

A risky business

Graduate research is likely the most risky time of a… Read more >

Neonicotinoids present in many US streams

Persistent but low-level contamination prompts calls for further research… Read more >

D-block chemistry

D-block decoded Read more >

Synthetic stomach membrane to minimise animal tests

Researchers strive to replace lab animals with hydrogel models Read more >

Worker bees ‘chemically castrated’ through diet

Phytochemicals in food control honey bee larvae’s future role… Read more >

‘Fire fountain’ data illuminate lunar history

Volatile element details promise to ignite research into Moon’s… Read more >

Agatha Christie, the queen of crime chemistry

Kathryn Harkup looks at how Agatha Christie used her chemical… Read more >

Protein Stores Copper For Methane-Digesting Bacteria

Structural Biology: Tetramer of four-helix bundles holds a total… Read more >

Nanoparticles Hit Cancer’s Moving Target

Nanomedicine: A nanoparticle that targets two metastatic markers can find… Read more >

Drugs in a class of their own

Business leader: New drug types need careful regulation to reward… Read more >

Individual microRNA molecules detected with a single microbead

Beady-eyed bioassay can identify important nucleotides on the single… Read more >

Nanoscale microscopy casts light on cellular dynamics

Nobel prize winning research fulfils early promise to reveal real… Read more >

AFM pictures show bond polarity

Atomic force microscopy technique reveals charge distribution within chemical bonds… Read more >

Credit where credit’s due

Disputes over authorship can be a source of conflict in… Read more >

Syngenta fends off Monsanto takeover bid

Unmoving objection to merger leads US giant to drop pursuit… Read more >

Job cuts at Lundbeck and DSM

Each cutting around 1000 roles in reorganisation efforts Read more >

Slowly supple

Despite chemists’ best efforts, there is still nothing quite like… Read more >

30 years ago: A Nobel portrait

A painting of Dorothy Hodgkin depicting the busy scientist with… Read more >

Scrubbing up

Acid vapours are problematic on scales at which they corrode… Read more >

80-Year-Old Langmuir-Blodgett Technique Gets An Electrospray Update

Altered method now easily produces thin films of colloidal particles… Read more >

How could a tree make tramadol?

Contemplating nature’s biosynthetic abilities Read more >

Female sexual desire drug approved

Concerns raised over efficacy, side effects and use of advocacy… Read more >

Sandia contractor to pay $4.8m to settle illegal lobbying charges

Lockheed Martin subsidiary allegedly misappropriated public funds to lobby Congress… Read more >

Isoprene

Why do the Blue Ridged Mountains inspire so many songs… Read more >

A shared secret?

Do chemistry and alchemy have a common ancestor, or are… Read more >

Earth’s Average Temperature Continues To Rise

Global Change: Satellite data shows record-breaking warmth continues Read more >

Simple chemistry saving thousands of gold miners from mercury poisoning

Basic apparatus is cutting mercury pollution and helping Indonesian miners… Read more >

Chemists wage war on designer drugs

Analytical tools that could help stop the proliferation of new… Read more >

Alternative nutraceutical delivery method proposed

Alternatives address safety concerns about surfactant-based emulsifiers Read more >

Environmental Protection Agency Proposes Regulations To Cut U.S. Methane Emissions

Climate Change: Effort targets releases from landfills and the natural… Read more >

Flushing advice is flawed

Protocols to restore contaminated water supplies are not based on… Read more >

Ultralight solar cells designed to drive drones

Researchers have shown perovskite solar cells just 3μm thick… Read more >

New drug treatment for alcoholism shows promise in animal studies

Compounds that target a receptor in the brain appear less… Read more >

Trapped nanoparticles could bring 'wet' computing a step closer

Information can be rapidly stored and retrieved from single colloidal… Read more >

Red Fireworks Go Green

Environmental Science: Ditching chlorine-based ingredients in red pyrotechnics avoids… Read more >

Former Police Officer At NIST Pleads Guilty To Attempting Meth Manufacture At Federal Lab

Security: Explosion came from “shake and bake” method of making… Read more >

Growing Symmetrical Gold Nanostars

Nanomaterials: Gold nanostars with perfect proportions magnify surface-enhanced Raman… Read more >

Pairing Two Catalysts Promotes Synthesis Of Unsymmetrical Biaryl Compounds

Cross-Coupling: Cooperative nickel and palladium complexes overcome the challenge… Read more >

Tianjin Blasts Kill 114 People

Industrial Accident: Environmental questions, protests follow explosions involving hazardous chemicals… Read more >

U.K. Fast Tracks Fracking

Shale Gas: Government wrestles some decision-making powers back from… Read more >

Who reviews the reviews?

Nina Notman investigates the new alternatives being developed to replace… Read more >

Cancer biomarker counted up with the naked eye

Precise levels of nucleic acids linked to cancer can be… Read more >

Paper device tracks fracking pollution

Cheap and simple bromide sensor warns if water has been… Read more >

Indian pharma under increased regulatory scrutiny

Import bans and tightened rules pose a significant challenge for… Read more >

Coating can drive down white LED light prices

Luminescent metal–organic framework films may supplant expensive, rare earth… Read more >

Porous pills could be largest industrial 3D printing use

US grants first-of-a-kind approval for Aprecia’s… Read more >

Repairing The Heart With A Protein-Hydrogel Combo

Biomaterials: New strategy to restore damaged cardiac muscle from heart… Read more >

Colour-changing polymer tackles concussion diagnosis head on

Epoxy sponge that registers heavy knocks could alert doctors to… Read more >

Tie funding to lab safety, urges Sheri Sangji's sister

Funding from US research agencies should be linked to a… Read more >

Gluten

Emilie Steinmark tells us about gluten and gluten intolerance Read more >

ACS Announces 2016 National Award Winners

From the Priestley Medalist to the Cope Awardee, 78 individuals… Read more >

Toll Rises To 114 In Tianjin Port Explosions

Accident Update: Hundreds of tons of sodium cyanide were stored… Read more >

Life of grime for atmospheric chemistry

Urban grime releases harmful pollutants when exposed to sunlight Read more >

Storm clouds gather for UK science as government weighs cuts

Science campaign groups warn against radical cost-cutting and research… Read more >

Cuban and US chemists hopeful amid warming relations

Optimism reigns as researchers from the two nations discuss exchanges… Read more >

PBS Docudrama Brings Discovery Of The Chemical Elements To Life

Three-hour series, “The Mystery of Matter,” tells the tales… Read more >

Lighting Up Nickel's Catalytic Proclivities Organic

Organic Synthesis: Light-activated iridium catalyst enhances nickel's ability… Read more >

Processed perovskite has superior stability

New solar cell is stable, moisture resistant and has an… Read more >

‘Drinkable book’ quenches thirst for water purification solution

Silver-doped cellulose pages can be used as filters to… Read more >

Molecular Sierpinski triangles get stability upgrade

Another research team have fun with fractals Read more >

Greek crisis puts pressure on pharmaceuticals

Public spending cuts and capital restrictions on banks have exacerbated… Read more >

ACS Chemoji Available For Download

Chemistry-themed virtual stickers include smiley faces with goggles, a… Read more >

European Chemical Sales Rise In Second Quarter

Finance: Market picks up, but chemical industry leaders remain cautious… Read more >

Mergers Sweep Fertilizer Sector

Agriculture: CF to merge with OCI, Rentech and CVR get… Read more >

Nitrate Pollution May Trigger Uranium Release Into Groundwater

Environment: Common fertilizer ingredient is correlated with dissolved uranium in… Read more >

Huge Explosion Rocks Chinese Port City

Environment: Blast occurred near Tianjin Economic Development Zone Read more >

CERN takes aim at proton and antiproton

Measurement of charge-to-mass ratio may inspire theories beyond… Read more >

Deadly chemical blast at Chinese port

Explosion at warehouse in Tianjin kills at least 50 and… Read more >

Additive Curbs Bovine Methane

Sustainability: Small molecule reduces the animals’ production of powerful greenhouse… Read more >

Shire Guns For Baxalta

Pharmaceuticals: Unsolicited bid is designed to create a rare diseases… Read more >

Printing Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries

Materials: A solid, printable electrolyte enables lithium-ion batteries to… Read more >

OSHA Proposes New Limit For Worker Exposure To Beryllium

Safety: Industry and unions back OSHA effort Read more >

Chemicals In Capsules Make Synthesis A Snap

Organic Chemistry: Preloading paraffin containers with air- and moisture-sensitive… Read more >

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves First 3-D Printed Drug

Pharmaceuticals: Epilepsy pill easier to swallow, company says Read more >

Sticky Mussel Mystery Solved

BioMaterials: Mussels use lysine groups to prime underwater surfaces for… Read more >

Protecting Earthworm Guts

Critter Chemistry: Drilodefensin surfactants help worms cope with a high… Read more >

Studies Model The Effects Of Carbon Removal On Climate Change

Climate: Without immediate cuts to carbon emissions, carbon removal technologies… Read more >

Invasive Millipede Harbors Speedy Catalyst

Biotechnology: A millipede enzyme makes valuable chiral building blocks for… Read more >

Metabolites Protect Earthworms Against Harmful Plant Compounds In Diets

Mass spec images show that surfactants called drilodefensins are localized… Read more >

Making Light Of Oxidative Stress In Cells

Analytical Chemistry: Researchers synthesize a fluorescent molecule that could clarify… Read more >

Engineering A New Chemical Communication System Into Bacteria

Synthetic Biology: Putting a synthetic quorum-sensing system into gram… Read more >

Modern Circuits From An Ultrathin Material

Materials Science: Researchers tame 2D tungsten diselenide to make efficient… Read more >

Studies Model The Effects Of Carbon Removal On Climate Change

Climate: Without immediate cuts to carbon emissions, carbon removal technologies… Read more >

PBS Docudrama Brings Discovery Of The Chemical Elements To Life

Three-hour series, “The Mystery of Matter,” tells the tales… Read more >

Chemours Targets More Cutbacks

Restructuring: New firm plans business sales and more cost reductions… Read more >

One Mystery Of How Mussels Stick To Rocks, Boats Solved

Biological Materials: Mussels use lysine groups in their adhesive proteins… Read more >

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves First 3-D Printed Drug

Pharmaceuticals: Epilepsy pill easier to swallow, company says Read more >

Feed Additive Curbs Methane Emissions From Dairy Cows

Sustainability: Small molecule reduces the animals’ production of powerful greenhouse… Read more >

Shire Goes After Baxalta

Pharmaceuticals: Hostile bid is designed to create a rare diseases… Read more >

Strong Dollar Hurts Chemical Sales But Profits Stable In Second Quarter

Finance: Chemical firms tout operating efficiency and demand for specialty… Read more >

Chemical Facility Security Program Improves

Anti-Terrorism: Department of Homeland Security effort still faces challenges… Read more >

Belgium’s Solvay Acquires Cytec

Acquisition: Firm to pay $5.5 billion to become major… Read more >

Shallow Fracking Wells May Threaten Aquifers

Environment: Analysis finds thousands of oil and gas hydraulic fracturing… Read more >

Body-Motion-Powered Device Could Promote Bone Healing

Materials Science: Implantable energy-scavenging device powers a laser to… Read more >

Designer Ribosome Works In Live Cells

Synthetic Biology: Researchers engineer entire protein-making complex for first… Read more >

Striding Toward A Climate Deal

International Negotiations: Draft agreement narrows focus of talks on key… Read more >

Philae Probe Sniffs Out Comet's Chemistry

Astroscience: Researchers analyze the dust and vapor on comet 67P… Read more >

New Target For Rett Syndrome

Drug Development: Inhibiting phosphatase improves disease symptoms in mice Read more >

Candidates Named For American Chemical Society Fall Election

Vote: ACS president-elect, directors-at-large, and District I… Read more >

Biocompatible Material Contains Sunscreen From The Sea

Materials Science: Attaching ultraviolet-absorbing compounds produced by fish and… Read more >

Teva Will Acquire Allergan’s Generics Business

Pharmaceuticals: $40.5 billion deal will create a top-10… Read more >

Murky Results For Alzheimer’s Drugs

Pharmaceuticals: Biogen and Eli Lilly & Co. each offer lukewarm new… Read more >

Chemical Combo Captures And Destroys Micropollutants In Water

Water Treatment: Cyclodextrin polymer selectively traps a flame retardant and… Read more >

Green Light For U.S. Biosimilar Drug

Biologics: Biogen’s Zarxio prevails for now in court battle… Read more >

Technique Uses Light To Manipulate Light-Insensitive Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology: Method can reversibly draw images in particle-laden gel… Read more >

Cholesterol-like Molecule Suggested As Possible Cataract Treatment

Health: Study reports that lanosterol could reverse protein aggregation in… Read more >

Chemists Find A Simple Approach To Activating Amide C–N Bonds

Organic Synthesis: UCLA team develops a nickel-catalyzed method for… Read more >

Prodrug Delivers Estrogen Just To The Brain

Medicinal Chemistry: Compound could lead to estrogen therapies with fewer… Read more >

Hollow Platinum Nanoparticles Boost Reaction Efficiency

Materials: Shells of the precious metal just a few atoms… Read more >

Organic Lasers Shine Bright In The Infrared

Materials: Easy-to-build hemispheres could prove widely useful for… Read more >

Technique Uses Light To Manipulate Light-Insensitive Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology: Method can reversibly draw images in particle-laden gel… Read more >

Antimicrobial Silver Nanoparticles Can Strengthen Bacterial Defenses

Nanotoxicity: Low nanoparticle doses can spur bacterial biofilm growth Read more >

Suspected Meth Lab Explodes At National Institute Of Standards & Technology

Congress: Safety of researchers is questioned in the wake of… Read more >

ACS To Launch New Journal On Sensor Science

Publishing: Justin Gooding of the University of New South Wales… Read more >

A Possible Explanation For The Origins Of Peptides On Earth

Chemical Evolution: Researchers link amino and hydroxy acids by simulating… Read more >

CF Industries, OCI Talk Deal

Fertilizers: Discussions could lead to a big ammonia merger Read more >

A Pocket Test For Melamine-Adulterated Milk

Analytical Chemistry: Chemists adapt the personal glucose meter to test… Read more >

LanzaTech To Make Ethanol From Waste Gas In Europe

Renewable Fuels: Partnership with steelmaker ArcelorMittal will give the world… Read more >

Lignin Nanoparticles Use Silver To Beat The Pulp Out Of Bacteria

Nanotechnology: Chemical engineering helps researchers develop a greener version of… Read more >

A Possible Explanation For The Origins Of Peptides On Earth

Chemical Evolution: Researchers link amino and hydroxy acids by simulating… Read more >

A Close Look At Rat Brains Under Stress

Neuroscience: Rats genetically predisposed for depression- and anxiety-like behaviors… Read more >

New Horizons Up-Close Photos Reveal Geological Details About Pluto

Planetary Science: Photos taken by spacecraft show that the planet… Read more >

Imaging Method Captures Structural Details Of Nanoparticles In Liquids

Materials: Researchers use electron microscopy to generate 3-D renderings… Read more >

Compound Being Tested Against Cancer Also Suppresses HIV In Mice

Drug Discovery: New approach is the first to block transcription… Read more >

New Horizons Gets Up Close And Personal With Pluto

Planetary Science: Spacecraft makes historic flyby of distant dwarf planet… Read more >

Platform’s Buying Spree Continues

Acquisition: $2.3 billion deal for Alent bolsters electronics business… Read more >

DuPont Labeled ‘Severe Violator’

Worker Protection: Federal inspectors levy additional fines for ‘failed safety… Read more >

Celgene Will Pay $7.2 Billion For Receptos

Biotech: Deal adds key late-stage drug to company’s… Read more >

2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Honors: Annual awards recognize chemical innovations that prevent pollution and… Read more >

Transparent Paper Produces Power With Just A Touch

Electronics: Nanopaper-based energy harvester could lead to cheap, renewable… Read more >

Platform Specialty Buys Alent For $2.3 Billion

Acquisition: Latest deal bolsters electronics businesses Read more >

Copper Clusters Convert Carbon Dioxide To Methanol

Catalysis: Four-atom copper fragments speed up greenhouse gas conversion… Read more >

2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Honors: Annual awards recognize chemical innovations that prevent pollution and… Read more >

Tomography Maps Aluminum Clusters In Zeolites

Materials: Technique could help improve performance of the industrially critical… Read more >

First Woman Nominated To Lead The National Academy Of Sciences

Leadership: If elected, geophysicist Marcia McNutt would become the first… Read more >

China Stock Rout Hits Chemical Firms

Finance: Makers of drugs and chemicals are caught in a… Read more >

New Perovskite Photodetector Is Sensitive, Speedy, And Stable

Optoelectronics: New light sensor competes with today’s silicon photodetectors… Read more >

DuPont Is Slapped With New Penalties Over Texas Plant Tragedy

Plant Safety: Government inspectors say a wider review of deadly… Read more >

Miniature Device Extracts Ions From A Single Blood Drop

Analytical Chemistry: New tool simplifies blood ion analysis, allowing improved… Read more >

EPA Clamps Down On Hydrofluorocarbons

Climate Change: Regulation will bar some uses of the potent… Read more >

Blood Protein Linked To Age-Related Memory Loss

Neuroscience: Finding ways to reduce levels of β2-microglobulin could… Read more >

Fortifying Combustion-Powered Soft Robots With 3-D Printing

Materials: Printable polymers with a range of elastic properties make… Read more >

Helium Price Spikes Are Hurting Academic Labs, Researchers Tell Congress

Critical Materials: University scientists worry about getting priced out of… Read more >

Recycling Rare Earths From E-Waste More Sustainably

Electronic Waste: New membrane solvent extraction system recovers lanthanides from… Read more >

Allergan Steps Up Acquistions

Pharmaceuticals: Post-megamerger, Irish specialty drug firm enters deals for… Read more >

Cattle Feed Yard Dust Can Transport Steroids Into Environment

Environment: Airborne particles kicked up on cattle feed yards can… Read more >

More p-Xylene Protests Erupt In China

Safety: Residents of Shanghai loudly object to a plant that… Read more >

DuPont Challenges Fines Levied For Deadly Methyl Mercaptan Leak

Safety: Company appeals Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s findings and… Read more >

Roses Produce Their Sweet Scent Through An Unexpected Route

Plant Chemistry: Newly discovered enzyme responsible for major component of… Read more >

Peppermint Bombs Blast Bacterial Biofilms

Microbiology: Silica nanoparticles encapsulate peppermint oil droplets to break through… Read more >

Train Hauling Acrylonitrile Derails, Burns Near Knoxville

Chemical Accidents: Fumes from blaze force thousands of people to… Read more >

Chemical Abstracts Service Marks Multiple Milestones

ACS News: Compound to treat leukemia becomes 100 millionth substance… Read more >

Celgene Bets On Immunotherapy With Big Juno Investment

Biotech: Deal is meant to create cancer immunotherapy powerhouse Read more >

Sedative For Lethal Injections Affirmed

Death Penalty: Supreme Court upholds use of midazolam Read more >

Supreme Court Blocks EPA Limits On Power Plant Mercury Emissions

Air Pollution: Justices say agency should have considered costs earlier… Read more >

Sex Differences And Pain

Neuroscience: Findings in mice demonstrate the need to study animals… Read more >

New Route To Rare Heterocycles

Organic Synthesis: Surprisingly stable dicarbonyls react to yield unusual ring… Read more >

New Contact Lens Coating For Fighting Eye Infections

Biomaterials: An easy dipping process coats disposable lenses with a… Read more >

Supreme Court Blocks EPA Limits On Power Plant Mercury Emissions

Air Pollution: Justices say agency should have considered costs earlier… Read more >

Supreme Court Upholds Use Of Sedative In Executions

Death Penalty: Use of midazolam hydrochloride in lethal injections is… Read more >

Physician Groups Question Cancer Drugs’ Values



Pharmaceuticals: Costs, risks, and benefits of cancer drugs come under… Read more >

Lego To Replace Oil-Based Plastics



Environment: Danish toy maker will invest $150 million, hire more… Read more >

Merck Scientist Arrested And Jailed On Drug Charges

Drug Trafficking: Chemical engineer is charged with making party drug… Read more >

International Agency Deems 2,4-D A Possible Human Carcinogen

Pesticides: Chemical makers dispute the categorization for widely used herbicide… Read more >

DuPont Spin-off Chemours Is Ready To Launch

New company is already a market leader in titanium dioxide… Read more >

Microfluidic Device Mixes And Matches DNA For Synthetic Biology

Synthetic Biology: Device assembles rings of DNA and plugs them… Read more >

Terrorist Attack Hits U.S.-Owned Chemical Plant In France

Plant Security: One dead, two injured at an Air Products… Read more >

Structural Color From Nanoparticles Makes Bright Fibers

Materials: Colloidal nanospheres could lead to dye-free textiles of… Read more >

Key Enzyme Poppies Use To Synthesize Morphine Identified

Plant Biology: Fusion protein paves way to making opioids in… Read more >

BMS Shakes Up R&D Group

Pharma Research: Drug maker plans new labs near Boston, to… Read more >

Researchers Mine Genetic Variations In People To Find New Pain Target

Drug Development: Inhibiting an enzyme relieves nerve and inflammatory pain… Read more >

House Passes Bipartisan Chemicals Regulation Reform Bill

Congress: Legislation would modernize 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act Read more >

Carbon Material Can Pull Toxic Compounds Out Of Complex Samples

Analytical Chemistry: Mesoporous carbon can enrich the concentration of small… Read more >

Modified DNA Base 5-Formylcytosine Has A Specific Biological Role

Epigenetics: The decorated cytosine isn’t just an intermediate in… Read more >

Researchers Mine Genetic Variations In People To Find New Pain Target

Drug Development: Inhibiting an enzyme relieves nerve and inflammatory pain… Read more >

Senate Approves Bill To Reform Freight Rail Policies

Transportation: Chemical shippers say measure will help resolve rate, service… Read more >

Biochemist Richard Armstrong Dies At 66

Vanderbilt professor and Biochemistry editor-in-chief made his mark… Read more >

Gauging The Carbon Cost Of Fuel From Canadian Oil Sands

Environment: New study finds that greenhouse gas emissions associated with… Read more >

Modified DNA Base 5-Formylcytosine Has A Specific Biological Role

Epigenetics: The decorated cytosine isn’t just an intermediate in… Read more >

Mechanics Of G Protein-Coupled Receptors Unraveled

Molecular Biology: Researchers use computational and experimental techniques to nail… Read more >

Wheeling And Dealing At The 2015 BIO Meeting

Pharmaceuticals: Partnerships were the focus of trade association’s meeting… Read more >

White House Unveils $4 Billion In Private Clean Energy Commitments

Start-Ups: Initiative aimed at spurring investment in new companies… Read more >

Trans Fat On Its Way Out

Regulation: FDA bans partially hydrogenated oils in food Read more >

Novel Antimalarial Agent Has New Mode Of Action

Drug Discovery: Quinoline diamine blocks protein translation in malaria parasite… Read more >

Optical Method Maps Brain Tumor Borders

Medicine: With handheld probe, surgeons in the operating room might… Read more >

Chemistry Olympiad Team Chosen

U.S. team headed to Azerbaijan for the International Chemistry… Read more >

Disarming Superbugs With The Aid Of A Glycolipid Gladiator

Medicinal Chemistry: Researchers synthesize new agents that could help restore… Read more >

Mostafa El-Sayed Wins Priestley Medal

ACS Awards: Georgia Tech nanomaterials pioneer honored for research and… Read more >

Merck Must Divest Lab Chemical Businesses

Antitrust: Europe requires sales of certain units to ensure $17… Read more >

Boron’s Ambidextrous Ways

Chemical Bonding: A boron dicarbonyl donor-acceptor compound has the… Read more >

Bacteria Muscle Into Renewable Energy Conversation

Materials: Energy-generating artificial muscles are powered by bacterial spores… Read more >

Building A Bigger Nanocage

Nanomolecular Synthesis: Large, uniform molecular cages could aid the development… Read more >

H. N. Cheng Wins Volunteer Service Award

Passionate volunteerism defines research chemist’s leadership in the American… Read more >

Simple Process Creates Near-Perfect Mirrors Out Of A Metamaterial

Photonics: A layer of self-assembled particles allows researchers to… Read more >

Mostafa El-Sayed Wins Priestley Medal

ACS Awards: Georgia Tech nanomaterials pioneer honored for research and… Read more >

Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up

After seven months of silence, the probe again begins communicating… Read more >

Europe’s Science Base Under Threat

Policy: Chemical regulations, science funding cuts viewed as threat to… Read more >

Syngenta Spurns Second Monsanto Bid, Citing Antitrust Risks

Possible next steps for Monsanto include a higher offer or… Read more >

Researchers Transplant Part Of A 24-Hour Biological Clock Into Live Bacteria


Synthetic Biology: Circadian clock proteins from cyanobacteria work inside noncircadian… Read more >

Molecular Shuttle Could Help Drugs Find A Way Into The Brain

Drug Delivery: A peptide with the right stereochemistry could be… Read more >

From Sugarcane To Jet Fuel

Biobased Chemistry: New method for making aviation fuel could cut… Read more >

Enzyme Inhibitor Helps Tissue Heal In Mice

Drug Discovery: Small molecule blocks the breakdown of key prostaglandin… Read more >

Searching The Periodic Table For Novel Solids

Computational Chemistry: Chemists conduct epic quest for stable new oxides… Read more >

Flexible Electronics Injected Into Mouse Brains

Bioelectronics: Researchers use syringes to insert submicron-thick mesh electronics… Read more >

Patent Reform Bill Clears Hurdle In The Senate

Intellectual Property: Bill targeting trolls would also make it more… Read more >

Advion Sold To Diagnostics Firm

Acquisition: Deal is Second within a Year Transferring a U… Read more >

Designer Porous Carbon Could Boost Electrochemical Storage

Materials: An ordered hydrogel leads to highly porous carbon with… Read more >

Advion Sold To Diagnostics Firm

Acquisition: Deal is Second within a Year Transferring a U… Read more >

Robert Massie Dies At 66

Obituary: Longtime head of CAS guided chemical information organization into… Read more >

Teva Settles Pay-For-Delay Case

Antitrust: Drugmaker will pay $1.2 billion to refund buyers… Read more >

Small Molecule Triggers Tissue Renewal

Regenerative Medicine: Compound boosts levels of key protein, helping mice… Read more >

Apollo To Buy OM Group

Acquisition: Private equity firm to pay $1 billion for beleaguered… Read more >

Automated Method Quickens Acidity Measurements

Analytical Chemistry: A new tool that pairs an automated buffer… Read more >

Brits Hold Positive Views Of Chemistry

Survey: U.K. public says benefits of the science and… Read more >

Shining A Brighter Light On Protein Interactions

Analytical Methods: Promega reports a supersensitive approach for studying protein… Read more >

Chemistry Nobel Laureate Irwin Rose Dies

Biochemist shared 2004 prize for work on regulated protein degradation… Read more >

Alzheimer’s Peptide May Disrupt Sleep Leading To Impaired Memory

Neuroscience: Study suggests one mechanism for how amyloid-β negatively affects… Read more >

Amphotericin B Analogs Boast Lower Toxicity

Drug Discovery: Drugs based on new amphotericin B derivatives could… Read more >

BMS Sues To Limit Former Employee Working Elsewhere

Pharma firm wants him out of oncology at AstraZeneca for… Read more >

Researchers Report First Mechanism For Compound That Fixes RNA Splicing

Drug Discovery: Molecular-level view could aid discovery of drugs… Read more >

Chemicals Law Reform Bill Moves Toward Full Vote In House Of Representatives

Legislation: Bipartisan legislation would modernize commercial chemicals regulation Read more >

This new folding electric bike can fit in your backpack

Ever wanted a bike that you can fold up and… Read more >

WATCH: This band-aid gel instantly stops bleeding

Meet the band-aid of the future - VetiGel is a… Read more >

WATCH: Do Beards Make Men Sexier?

The science is in - studies have shown that there's… Read more >

Here's everything that kills us in one morbid chart

Researchers have reviewed all the causes of death recorded in… Read more >

This is the first look at what happens to uranium fuel during a nuclear meltdown

Scientists have managed to observe uranium fuel becoming molten for… Read more >

Imagination and reality flow in opposite directions in your brain

Scientists have finally found the neurological difference between fantasy and… Read more >

New Alzheimer’s test detects disease 10 years before diagnosis

A new blood test for Alzheimer’s can detect the… Read more >

QUIZ: Which famous brain is your mind most similar to?

Procrastinating from work? Why not map your neurological activity and… Read more >

WATCH: Gecko-inspired Spiderman sticky pads are here

Ever dreamed of scaling the side of a building like… Read more >

New study reveals what checking your phone is doing to your neck

New research suggests that looking down to check your phone… Read more >

WATCH: The Sixth Extinction - this time, we're the asteroid

A whopping 98 percent of the species that have ever… Read more >

This new plastic breaks down in just 3 hours

Researchers have used fructose to create a new type of… Read more >

The Large Hadron Collider has observed two brand new particles

Two never-before-seen “heavy-weight” baryon particles have been… Read more >

WATCH: Does Smiling Make You Happy?

Happiness makes us genuinely smile, but can forcing a smile… Read more >

New brain exercises teach people to see letters as colours

Scientists have taught people to experience synaesthesia, a neurological phenomenon… Read more >

Philae found organic molecules in its 60 hours on a comet

In the short window of time the European Space Agency… Read more >

Neuroscientists 'rediscover' entire brain region linked to reading

Neuroscientists have ‘rediscovered’ a large part of the brain that… Read more >

New self-filling water bottle harvests drinking water from the air

Austrian designer Kristof Retezar has invented a new device for… Read more >

Scientists are using artificial skin to find better bandages for burn victims

Researchers from Australia are using lab-made skin and a… Read more >