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Scientists Scramble To Develop Tools, Treatments For Zika Virus

But with so little known about the basic biology of… Read more >

Giant Wood-To-Diesel Plant Planned For Finland

Advanced biofuel: Chinese firm says it will spend $1 billion… Read more >

Gene Circuit Boosts High-Temperature Fermentation

Synthetic Biology: E. coli bioengineered to regulate heat stress and… Read more >

Hitting Malaria In The Proteasome

Medicinal Chemistry: Inhibitor of cell’s protein-degrading machine kills… Read more >

Novartis Tags Price Of Heart Drug To Patient Outcomes

Pharmaceuticals: Deal with two insurers is an early foray into… Read more >

Obama requests $1.8 billion to fight Zika virus

Public health: Emergency funds would go to development of vaccines… Read more >

Publishers And Funders Back Sharing Of Zika Data

Research: Some journals to make content related to the virus… Read more >

How Lead Ended Up In Flint’s Tap Water

Without effective treatment steps to control corrosion, Flint’s water… Read more >

Mylan to buy Meda in further generics consolidation

£6.9bn deal will give combined company ‘critical mass’ in… Read more >

Ionic liquids bestow stretch on biomedical sensors

Heart rate and neck movements recognised by soft and stretchable… Read more >

Sexism cases ‘tip of the iceberg’, says head of US science organisation

More must be done to combat harassment in science, according… Read more >

Antibiotic alternatives need to be recruited in fight against resistance

Vaccines, probiotics and other substitutes could help battle antimicrobial resistance… Read more >

Chinese Investigators Identify Cause Of Tianjin Explosion

Safety: Investigators make recommendations, spread blame around for deadly—and… Read more >

How Lasers Make Buckyballs Look Like Superconductors

Materials: Postassium-doped fullerenes display signatures of superconductivity under infrared… Read more >

Improving Protein Crystallography Using Smudges In X-Ray Diffraction Data

Spectroscopy: New technique takes advantage of long-unused data Read more >

Self-Propelling Microparticles Spot Ricin In Minutes

Sensors: The new microsensors could speed up response to bioterrorism… Read more >

Yumanity Therapeutics Reaps $45 Million In Financing

Start-ups: Investors respond strongly to firm’s novel approach… Read more >

EU science funding boosts job prospects over the next decade

The now defunct FP7 scheme may still generate up to… Read more >

Supreme Court halts Obama's clean power plan

White House plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants… Read more >

Environmental scientist calls for extensive climate mitigation studies

Carbon dioxide removal operations will need to start by 2020… Read more >

Doubts raised about key BPA substitute

Mounting research suggests a favoured bisphenol A replacement has similar… Read more >

Research bureaucracy put in crosshairs by Chinese government

New policy offers scientists greater independence and control of how… Read more >

New Members Elected To NAE

National Academy of Engineering adds 80 new members, including 21… Read more >

‘Forbidden chemistry’ drives carbon bond forming sequence

Flow process harnesses unstable diazo compounds in room temperature reactions… Read more >

‘High risk’ research should be championed at German universities

Expert panel urges government to extend excellence initiative that would… Read more >

Stronger gluten bolsters bioplastics

Plants manipulated to produce enhanced building blocks for biopolymers Read more >

Enigmazole A

Although tricky to spot, rearrangements can simplify a synthesis, says… Read more >

Chinese Investigators Identify Cause Of Tianjin Explosion

Safety: Investigators make recommendations, spread blame around Read more >

Solar cells firing on all cylinders

Cylindrical solar cells have better efficiencies throughout the day, independent… Read more >

The toxic tale of the Flint water crisis

The city’s dilemma highlights serious regulatory failings but demonstrates… Read more >

February 2016

Readers' thoughts and feedback Read more >

Acrolein

Michael Freemantle relates the history arolein, a poor tear gas… Read more >

Oil slump reverberates in chemicals

Collapse in crude prices has complex and mixed effects on… Read more >

Australia falling behind on research commercialisation, government warns

New policies hope to boost academia-industry collaborations Read more >

An energetic chemist

University of Waterloo’s Linda Nazar has spent the last… Read more >

Commodity Glut, Strong Dollar Pressure Chemical Company Earnings

Fourth Quarter: Plans go forward at Dow, DuPont for merger… Read more >

A small molecule’s big moment

Substituted benzene has the largest dipole ever observed in a… Read more >

Age of the phage

Hayley Birch discovers how researchers are using proteins from viruses… Read more >

ChemChina offers to buy Syngenta in $43bn takeover

Directors welcome deal that will allow agrochemicals giant to establish… Read more >

Catching up with legal highs

How do you test for drugs when you don’t… Read more >

‘Chameleon’ camouflages itself with plasmonic skin

Nano-structured display changes colour in response to electric field… Read more >

New Dust Mite Allergens Discovered

Medicinal Chemistry: Study finds allergens unique to a group of… Read more >

Fluorescence Method Maps Reactivity Hot Spots On A Catalyst’s Surface

Imaging: Technique could help improve catalyst performance and make reactions… Read more >

Artificial Clotting Agent Could Treat Internal Bleeding In Combat Zones

Nanomaterials: Heat-stable polymeric nanoparticles improve survival when injected in… Read more >

ChemChina Swoops In To Buy Syngenta For $43 Billion

Large Chinese chemical producer promises to expand, not cut costs… Read more >

Chemical Engineer Running For President Of Peru Could Be Disqualified

Campaign candidate Acuña faces allegations of academic plagiarism Read more >

Research Teams Use DNA To Make 3-D Nanoparticle Structures With High Precision

Nanotechnology: One group assembles nanoparticle lattices that can be reshaped… Read more >

New Fusion Facility In Germany Makes Hydrogen Plasma For The First Time

Clean Energy: Wendelstein 7-X fusion facility in Germany is… Read more >

Designer Protein Is A Promising Antiflu Agent

Drug Development: Protein both prevents mice from getting flu and… Read more >

DNA-coated nanoparticles take crystal engineering into the diamond league

Self-assembling superlattices built with DNA could usher in era… Read more >

Maintaining marble monuments

Oxamate salts add to the permanency of ‘set in stone… Read more >

Sprucing up biofuel with renewable antioxidants

Coniferous bio-oil found to be an effective biodiesel stabiliser… Read more >

ChemChina Swoops In To Buy Syngenta For $43 Billion

Large Chinese chemical producer promises to expand, not cut costs… Read more >

BP to cut 7000 jobs

UK oil company reduces its workforce to cut costs in… Read more >

Medical devices consolidation continues

Abbott to buy Alere for $5.8bn to augment its… Read more >

Milk could aid fight against malnutrition

New animal model shows milk proteins can repair intestinal damage… Read more >

Sexual harassment prompts research funders and government to act in US

Funding agencies take a stand against harassment in academic research… Read more >

Westlake Makes Hostile $2.9 Billion Bid For PVC Rival Axiall

Merger: Deal gets push from activist investor Brigade urging good… Read more >

The Magnetic Pull Of Ultralow Power Computing

Electronic Materials: Switches made of nanomagnets can perform a basic… Read more >

A brief history of grime

Investigating the dusty depths of the London Underground Read more >

Cedrol

Raychelle Burks explains how the scent of cedar wood can… Read more >

Boost for non-animal toxicology testing

Thousands of compounds have been screened in a bid to… Read more >

Rub of the green

Rachel Brazil discovers how a chance phonecall took Paul Johnston… Read more >

Minsky’s microscope

Following the death of Marvin Minsky, Andrea Sella sheds light… Read more >

Flashback: 20 years ago

Zeneca brought puree from genetically modified tomatoes onto UK supermarket… Read more >

Seed secrets thief jailed

Chinese born US citizen pleads guilty to conspiring to steal… Read more >

Senate Panel Approves Trade Secrets Bill

Intellectual Property: Measure would authorize U.S. companies to pursue… Read more >

I am a number!

Being a number can make scientists more unique Read more >

Pride comes before a fall

In labs it’s important not to let familiarity breed… Read more >

Thank you for smoking

Smoking foods may have its roots in preservation, but its… Read more >

Use of Crispr on human embryos approved in UK

The UK’s fertility regulator will allow gene-edited human… Read more >

Pocket production of graphene for electronics

New method can produce bilayer graphene with potential applications in… Read more >

Estimating The Environmental Impact Of Southern California’s Great Methane Leak

Climate Science: At its peak, the leak had emissions with… Read more >

A Nobel cause

Nina Notman talks to the scientists at the international organisation… Read more >

Smoke in the water

Yuandi Li puts our smoked vinaigrette recipe to the test… Read more >

Merck & Co joins hepatitis C party

New drug adds new treatment options and increases competition in… Read more >

Funding boost offers new hope for Ukraine’s scientists

Reform will see academies merged and competitive bidding for research… Read more >

New law on legal highs approved in UK

A blanket ban on New Psychoactive Substances has been given… Read more >

Westlake Makes Hostile Bid For Axiall

Acquisitions: $2.9 billion offer to shareholders follows rejection by… Read more >

Strong, Stretchable Carbon Nanotube Films Surpass Kevlar And Carbon Fiber

Nanomaterials: Simple new method yields films of highly aligned, densely… Read more >

Massachusetts Warns Gilead About Hepatitis Drug Prices

Making people overpay for cure results in ‘massive public harm… Read more >

Return On Pharma R&D Spending Hits New Low In 2015

Analysis: Increasing costs, declining drug sales puts 2015 R&D… Read more >

DuPont Cuts 2016 R&D Budget Ahead Of Merger With Dow Chemical

Spending: CEO Ed Breen tells investors DuPont is “still one… Read more >

Wearable Device Analyzes Sweat To Monitor User’s Health

Biomarkers: New head-, wrist-, and armbands go beyond Fitbits by… Read more >

Cancer Drug Could Help Binge Drinkers

Neuroscience: Mouse study suggests an enzyme often associated with cancer… Read more >

Health Leaders Home In On Zika

Research: Community calls for new diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines for… Read more >

Industry, Academia Join For U.K. Drug Development Fund

Collaboration: AstraZeneca, GSK, J&J combine with three universities to… Read more >

Chemists Nudge Molecule To React Then Watch Bonds Break And Form

Microscopy: Using STM and AFM, researchers trigger and visualize a… Read more >

Barriers To Pollution Prevention

Environment: Many industrial facilities report they are unaware of greener… Read more >

Chemists Killed In Terror Attack In Pakistan

Obituary: Community mourns loss of professor Syed Hamid Hussain and… Read more >

Industry, Academia Join For U.K. Drug Development Fund

Collaboration: AstraZeneca, GSK, J&J combine with three universities to… Read more >

Chemists Killed In Terror Attack In Pakistan

Obituary: Community mourns loss of professor Syed Hamid Hussain and… Read more >

MRI Patients Flush Gadolinium Into San Francisco Bay

Pollution: Trend points to need to evaluate new wastewater policies… Read more >

Merck And Merck Slug It Out For The Name

Litigation: German company wins a round in a court battle… Read more >

DuPont, ADM Unveil Route To Biobased Polyester

Renewable Chemistry: Low-cost method for making key monomer enables… Read more >

Spruce Cone Material Could Scrub CO2 Emissions

Sustainability: Scientists carbonize spruce cones to create a renewable, nanoporous… Read more >

Barriers To Pollution Prevention

Environment: Many industrial facilities report they are unaware of greener… Read more >

Estimating The Environmental Impact Of Southern California’s Great Methane Leak

Climate Science: At its peak, the leak had emissions with… Read more >

Mussels Inspire A Super Slippery, Antifouling Coating

Biomaterials: Polymer loops lubricate surfaces and resist cell adhesion Read more >

Magnetically-Guided Gene Therapy Heals Blood Vessels

Nanomedicine: New technique quickly restores inner lining of arteries in… Read more >

New Details Emerge About Clinical Trial Tragedy In France

Pharmaceuticals: As drug candidate's identity is confirmed, questions still… Read more >

Scientists Accused Of Stealing GSK Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property: Two company researchers said to plan to sell… Read more >

Pharma Industry Declares War On Superbugs

Health: Drug and diagnostics companies call on governments to work… Read more >

Chromium-Nitrogen Complex Wins Bonding Triple Crown

Organometallics: Chemists make first metal complex containing single, double, and… Read more >

K. C. Nicolaou And Stuart L. Schreiber Share 2016 Wolf Prize

Awards: Chemists garner honor for work in total synthesis of… Read more >

China Continues Research Rise

Statistics: Report shows Asian R&D investment increasing while U… Read more >

Two-Step Delivery Method Ups Cancer Drug’s Concentration In Tumors

Drug Delivery: Administering empty nanoparticles followed by a cancer drug… Read more >

Tiny probe samples chemicals within live brains

Neurochemistry: Thin as a human hair, a silicon and aluminum… Read more >

Two-Step Delivery Method Ups Cancer Drug’s Concentration In Tumors

Drug Delivery: Administering empty nanoparticles followed by a cancer drug… Read more >

Wireless, Biodegradable Sensors Monitor Brain Pressure

Materials: Devices could improve care available to victims of gunshots… Read more >

One Dead And Five Hospitalized From Early-Stage Clinical Trial

Portuguese firm Bial has released little information about the enzyme… Read more >

Shire To Acquire Baxalta In $32 Billion Transaction

Acquisition: Six-month courtship ends with creation of drug giant… Read more >

Estimating Damages And Deaths From The Volkwagen Emissions Scandal

Air Pollution: VW’s attempts to beat emissions tests may… Read more >

X-ray ‘Snapshots’ Reveal Details Of How Megaenzymes Synthesize Natural Products

Structural Biochemistry: Rare nonribosomal peptide synthetase crystal structures expose biosynthetic… Read more >

Two New Synthesis Tools Let Scientists Add Tritium Labels And Strained Rings To Drug Candidates

Medicinal Chemistry: Reactions will help pharmaceutical companies more easily determine… Read more >

Cancer Is Focus Of Deals At JP Morgan Conference

Biotechnology: Acquisitions and collaborations target immuno-oncology and other cancer… Read more >

This Heat-Responsive Coating Could Keep Lithium-Ion Batteries From Catching Fire

Materials: When overheated, new composite acts quickly to block current… Read more >

How X-ray Photons Could Damage Metalloproteins

Theoretical Chemistry: X-rays cause radiation damage around metal centers… Read more >

Fixing Iron Levels In Lung Cells Could Treat COPD

Drug Development: Study shows that concentrations of the metal inside… Read more >

Obama Emphasizes U.S. “Spirit Of Discovery”

Policy: War on cancer, clean energy revolution featured in President… Read more >

Nitrogen Triggers Extra-Toxic Algal Blooms In Lake Erie

Water Pollution: Scientists analyze cyanobacteria populations to discover how genes… Read more >

Thermo Fisher To Buy Affymetrix For $1.3 Billion

Deal expands instrument maker’s reach in genetic analysis for… Read more >

A Rechargeable Calcium-Ion Battery

Materials: Will calcium knock lithium off its perch? Read more >

Thermo Fisher To Buy Affymetrix For $1.3 Billion

Deal expands instrument maker’s reach in genetic analysis for… Read more >

Happy Accident Leads To Faster Synthesis

Protein Chemistry: Power outage reveals that oxime ligation speeds up… Read more >

Researchers Make Amines With Remote Chiral Centers In One Step

Organic Synthesis: Technique provides first direct single-step route to… Read more >

FDA Issued Warning Letter to Cadila Healthcare

Company becomes latest Indian firm to fail to comply with… Read more >

After Two Decades Of Trying, Scientists Report First Crystal Structure Of A DNAzyme

Structural Biology: Folded conformation with product bound reveals probable mechanism… Read more >

Chemists Merge Two Fundamental Reactions To Achieve A New Cross-Coupling Scheme

Organic Chemistry: Combining a Suzuki-Miyaura catalytic cycle with a… Read more >

New York Gets Biotech Boost

Start Ups: First two companies to launch out of Accelerator… Read more >

Seventh Row Of The Periodic Table Is Now Complete With Addition Of Four Elements

Nuclear Chemistry: IUPAC gives its stamp of approval and will… Read more >

Food Wrapper Chemicals Banned

Health: FDA prohibits three perfluorinated substances in packaging Read more >

DuPont R&D Chief Details Research Role

Restructuring: Redesign is about efficiency, he says, not eliminating science… Read more >

Petra Pharma Is Unveiled

Biotech: First company to launch out of Accelerator signals momentum… Read more >

Seventh Row Of The Periodic Table Is Now Complete With Addition Of Four Elements

Nuclear Chemistry: IUPAC gives its stamp of approval and will… Read more >

Chemists Merge Two Fundamental Reactions To Achieve A New Cross-Coupling Scheme

Organic Chemistry: Combining a Suzuki-Miyaura catalytic cycle with a… Read more >

DuPont R&D Chief Details Research Role

Restructuring: Redesign is about efficiency, he says, not eliminating science… Read more >

Well-Known Malaria Drug Artemisinin Works By Attacking Multiple Parasite Proteins

Biochemistry: New research shows that the antimalarial also needs the… Read more >

ACS Considers Adding Safety Criteria To Fellows Nominations

Lab Safety: Move comes after AAAS elects Patrick Harran as… Read more >

Congress Moves On Chemical Safety Reform

Legislation: Negotiations expected to culminate early in 2016 Read more >

C&EN’s 10 Most Popular Articles From 2015

A Look Back: These are the chemistry stories from the… Read more >

Activating Protein Garbage Disposals Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s

Neuroscience: Small molecule keeps protein-degrading proteasomes active in mouse… Read more >

DuPont Shutting Central Research

Corporate R&D: Firm’s restructuring of storied labs comes… Read more >

DowDuPont Is C&EN’s Company Of The Year

The $130 billion merger is too big to ignore Read more >

Toward An Easier, Cheaper TB Test

Medical Diagnostics: Researchers demonstrate a tuberculosis test with a faster… Read more >

Chemists Win Presidential Science Awards

Accolades: Obama picks honorees for National Medals of Science and… Read more >

ACS Considers Adding Safety Criteria To Fellows Nominations

Lab Safety: Move comes after AAAS elects Patrick Harran as… Read more >

Postdoctoral Researcher Killed In Fire At Tsinghua University

Lab Safety: Accident happened during an experiment that may have… Read more >

Congress Poised To Finalize New Chemical Safety Law

Legislation: Lawmakers’ negotiations expected to culminate in early 2016 Read more >

Bayer, CRISPR Form Gene Editing Joint Venture

Pharmaceuticals: Broad pact caps busy year for firms with CRISPR… Read more >

Worldwide Hunt For Missing Carbon Minerals Begins

Geology: The Carbon Mineral Challenge seeks help from scientists and… Read more >

DuPont Will Dissolve Central Research

Reorganization: DuPont is reshuffling its R&D organization in advance… Read more >

Sketchable, Stretchable Circuits

Electronics: A regular pen can be filled with ink made… Read more >

A New Fluorescent Protein For Studying Living Organisms

Pacifichem News: Engineered near-IR fluorescent protein could aid imaging… Read more >

Why U.S. Chemical Production Is Forecast To Rise In 2016

Economy: Outlook is robust for the U.S. chemical makers… Read more >

Researchers Determine Photosynthesis Rate Of Ocean Microorganisms Nearly In Real Time

Pacifichem News: First infrared measurements aboard a ship give a… Read more >

Senate Passes Bill To Reform U.S. Chemical Control Law

Congress: Lawmakers to work on reconciling Senate and House versions… Read more >

Chemist Explains How To Piece Together A Possible Alzheimer’s Drug

Pacifichem News: Fragment-based lead discovery helps chemists develop clinical… Read more >

Catalyst Helps Control NOx Emissions And Resists Contamination

Materials Science: The catalyst traps alkali ions inside hollow nanorods… Read more >

Research Teams Make First 2-D Sheets Of Boron

Materials: Element number five finally lays flat, adding to the… Read more >

Science Funding Surge Seen in Omnibus Spending Bill

Congress: NIH funding up $2 billion, R&D tax credit… Read more >

Synthesis Strategy Goes Online

Natural Products: Free Internet tool helps chemists tackle complex polycyclic… Read more >

How A Switchable Polymer Could Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Pacifichem News: Material kills bacteria only when necessary, thanks to… Read more >

Algae Can Carry A Silver Lining

Bioremediation: Silver-tolerant algae could help mop up silver nanoparticle… Read more >

Catalysts Need Proper Support To Clean Up Engine Emissions

Pacifichem News: Phosphates help rhodium catalysts strip out NOx from… Read more >

Introducing DowDuPont

Megafirm: A $130 billion behemoth is formed, only to split… Read more >

Success Of Climate Deal Will Hinge On Chemistry

Environment: Innovations in energy technology and new materials will be… Read more >

XPrize To Award $7 Million For Ocean Floor Exploration

Technology: Teams will compete to develop autonomous mapping, imaging, and… Read more >

Sanofi, Boehringer Swap Animal Health And Consumer Health Units

Pharmaceuticals: Asset exchange will create leading positions in tough markets… Read more >

Researchers Turn Fish Waste Into A Coffee-Scented Biofuel

Environment: Hydrothermal carbonization transforms seafood discards into hydrochar, a carbon… Read more >

Success Of Climate Deal Will Hinge On Chemistry

Environment: Innovations in energy technology and new materials will be… Read more >

Monitoring Oak Wood Toasting On The Fly

Pay-to-publish, free-to-read journal will publish all… Read more >

Dow And DuPont Lay Out Merger Plan

Giant company, called DowDuPont, will be a leader worth $130… Read more >

Monitoring Oak Wood Toasting On The Fly

Analytical Chemistry: Field-deployable method could allow online monitoring of… Read more >

Researchers Hack Electronics’ Surface Chemistry To Bond With Hydrogels

Materials: Surface functionalization techniques could pave the way to smarter… Read more >

Dow and DuPont Confirm Merger

Combination to include the Dow Corning silicones joint venture Read more >

Ph.D. Recipients Boost Economy

Education: Investment in doctoral students has local impact, study shows… Read more >

Microbe Killer Sheds Its Skin

Materials: Degradable polymer exposes a fresh antimicrobial surface Read more >

Researchers Engineer ‘Kill Switches’ Into GMOs To Keep Them From Escaping Into The Environment

Synthetic Biology: Two new gene circuits, called Passcode and Deadman… Read more >

Dwarf Planet Shows Some Cometlike Activity

Space Science: Ceres, which resides in the asteroid belt between… Read more >

Dow And DuPont May Merge

Massive combination between the two giants may be imminent Read more >

Small Molecule Breaks Up Amyloid Aggregates In Mice

Neuroscience: Inexpensive compound clears toxic formations and restores some cognitive… Read more >

Covestro To Shutter Polyurethane Precursor Facility

Closure of uncompetitive Tarragona, Spain, methylene diphenyl diisocyanate unit means… Read more >

Aligning Nanowires For Transparent Electrodes

Materials Science: Printing method lines up silver nanowires for more… Read more >

Debt Woes Idle Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

Future of year-old Kansas facility in doubt as parent… Read more >

Highlights From The Paris Climate Meeting So Far

The emissions gap, the quest for climate justice, and a… Read more >

Better Carbon Capture Through Chemistry

Climate Change: Researchers design materials to capture carbon dioxide emissions… Read more >

Why The Ethanol And Petroleum Industries Are Unhappy With The New Renewable Fuel Standard

New Renewable Fuel Standard 
EPA sets biofuel level lower than… Read more >

Chemours Restructuring To End U.S. Production Of Sodium Metal

Reorganization: Action continues cost-cutting moves by the DuPont spin… Read more >

Summit Urges Caution But Doesn’t Rule Out Future Gene Editing Of Human Embryos

Researchers and bioethicists call for stringent safety testing, regulatory approval… Read more >

Computers “Learn,” Then Predict Materials Properties

Computation: Machine learning algorithm mines data to predict materials characteristics… Read more >

Telltale Signatures Identify Emerging Flu Viruses

Analytical Chemistry: Raman spectroscopy can identify the surface proteins on… Read more >

Chemists Mutate Protein To Achieve Wider-Than-Ever Redox Range

Molecular Design: Protein variants have expanded electron-transfer ability Read more >

Setback For Dow’s Duo Herbicide

Litigation: EPA seeks to withdraw approval, claiming mixture could harm… Read more >

Small Molecule Improves Learning In Healthy People

Neuroscience: The compound D-cycloserine enhances cellular changes in the… Read more >

A Potentially Cheaper Way To Test Food For Pesticides

Food safety: A plant-esterase-based biosensor detects toxic organophosphate… Read more >

ACS Joins Science Organizations Rebuking Congressional Climate Inquiry

House Science Committee Chairman demands documents, e-mails related to… Read more >

Gates Leads Clean Energy Investment Pact

Climate Change: Billionaires pledge large investments to leverage government research… Read more >

Vibrations Power Vehicle’s Exhaust Filter

Materials Science: A car’s vibrations and exhaust flow generate… Read more >

Setback For Dow’s Duo Herbicide

Litigation: EPA seeks to withdraw approval, claiming mixture could harm… Read more >

Gates Leads Clean Energy Investment Pact

Climate Change: Billionaires pledge large investments to leverage government research… Read more >

Vegetable Oils Improve Super Strong Plastic Fibers

Polymer Chemistry: Green production method can be used to make… Read more >

The Making Of MilliporeSigma

Udit Batra, CEO of the new life sciences supply giant… Read more >

No Strings Attached In Compound Library Deal

Pharmaceuticals: AstraZeneca and Sanofi agree to exchange 210,000 chemicals… Read more >

ACS Joins Science Organizations Rebuking Congressional Climate Inquiry

House Science Committee Chairman demands documents, e-mails related to… Read more >

Boron Ring Takes Aromaticity To A New Low

Chemical Bonding: A new sandwich molecule contains the smallest and… Read more >

Chemical Safety Board Moves To Fire Two Top Staff

Watchdog group sides with terminated managing director, prepares to challenge… Read more >

Pfizer, Allergan To Combine

Pharmaceuticals: Potential drug behemoth already faces criticism on more than… Read more >

Help For Refugee Researchers

European universities and governments are trying to find ways to… Read more >

Pfizer, Allergan To Combine

Pharmaceuticals: Tax-advantaged deal will create the world’s largest… Read more >

New Desalination Method Shocks The Salts Out Of Water

Environment: Prototype device uses electrodialysis to produce freshwater Read more >

Polymers Makers Plunge Into 3-D Printing

Technology: BASF and DSM introduce products at major additive manufacturing… Read more >

Joule Absorbs Red Rock In Bid To Raise Funds, Reduce Risk

Biofuels: Merger tests theory that two biofuels concepts are better… Read more >

MIT Professor Named AIChE President

Gregory Stephanopoulos will be the 2016 president of the American… Read more >

Method Reveals Traces Of Morphine And Protein Markers Of Author’s Disease On 1930s Manuscript

Forensics: Researchers use bead technique to analyze the original text… Read more >

U.S. Bans Sulfoxaflor Pesticide

Agriculture: After court order, EPA stops sale of chemical to… Read more >

Temperature-Sensitive Gel Grows Cells In 3-D

Biomaterials: Gel forms supportive matrix for cell growth when warmed… Read more >

The Making Of MilliporeSigma

Udit Batra, CEO of the new laboratory supply giant, reveals… Read more >

Nanoparticle Heating Distills Ethanol From Water

Separations: How light-driven heating could make distillation cheaper and… Read more >

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Turn Bumblebees Into Poor Pollinators

Environment: Apple trees pollinated by pesticide-exposed bees produce lower… Read more >

The Making Of MilliporeSigma

Udit Batra, CEO of the new laboratory supply giant, reveals… Read more >

Royal Jelly Proteins Reveal Clues To Deadly Bee Disease

Proteomics: Species-specific modification of royal jelly protein may protect… Read more >

U.S. Approves Gene-Altered Salmon

After lengthy approval process, FDA gives green light to engineered… Read more >

New Technique Could Help Personalize Nanomedicine

Drug Delivery: Tracer nanoparticles may predict which tumors will respond… Read more >

Air Liquide To Buy Airgas

Acquisitions: Purchase will create world’s largest industrial gases company… Read more >

Codiak Is Launched To Exploit The Exosome

Biotechnology: Start-up raises $80 million to develop exosome-based… Read more >

How Researchers Formed A Pure, Chiral Crystal From Mixed Ingredients

Stereochemistry: Team grows homochiral crystals despite expectations Read more >

New Technique Could Help Personalize Nanomedicine

Drug Delivery: Tracer nanoparticles may predict which tumors will respond… Read more >

Air Liquide To Buy Airgas

Acquisitions: Purchase will create world’s largest industrial gases company… Read more >

Codiak Is Launched To Exploit The Exosome

Biotechnology: Start-up raises $80 million to develop exosome-based… Read more >

CO2 Levels Approaching 400 PPM, Global Scientific Group Reports

Climate Change: Pledges for new treaty aren’t enough to… 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 >