News - 23 Apr 2020
Using just electrostatic charge, common microparticles can spontaneously organize themselves into highly ordered crystalline materials--the equivalent of table salt or opals, according to a new study...
News - 6 Mar 2020
After 90 years, scientists have revealed the structure of benzene.
Professor Timothy Schmidt, unravelling the mystery of benzene. Image Credit: Exciton Science
One of the fundamental mysteries of...
News - 3 Mar 2020
In the natural realm, helical shapes are very common. At the molecular level of DNA, the very blueprint of life is itself helical in shape.
Now, researchers from the University of Bristol have...
News - 11 Feb 2020
Thanks to a new Army-funded project, a material from tellurium—a rare earth element—can potentially create the world’s tiniest transistor.
A material from a rare earth element,...
News - 11 Feb 2020
HORIBA Scientific, global leader in OEM Gratings, Miniature CCD spectrometers and Scientific Camera systems and solutions, just announced a new fiber-coupled multispectra system capable of...
News - 22 Jan 2020
Cross-linked polymers can be described as structures in which huge molecular chains are joined together, providing excellent chemical resistance and mechanical properties to the end product. But it is...
News - 4 Dec 2019
UNSW Sydney researchers have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, which has huge potential for fields as diverse as recycling and...
News - 3 Dec 2019
At the 2019 MRS Fall Meeting, Bruker announced the 10-year anniversary of PeakForce Tapping, its proprietary atomic force microscopy (AFM) mode. Introduced in December 2009, PeakForce Tapping has been...
News - 28 Nov 2019
Porvair Sciences has expanded its range of high-performance microplates to now offer an optimized product to suit a wide range of filtration applications.
The main application of filtration...
News - 18 Nov 2019
A pair of pathways diverged in a chemical synthesis is taken up by a single molecule. At the University of Tokyo, chemists have explored how an ultrathin sheet or a spherical cage is formed by...