Latest Chemistry News

Monday, April 11, 2011 - 23:00
A new fabric that can selectively trap gases is being developed at Cornell University, in a breakthrough that promises to help protect soldiers and first responders from exposure to toxic chemicals.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 23:00
Zeolites are materials -- including some natural minerals -- that act as molecular sieves, thanks to a Swiss-cheese-like arrangement of pores that can sort, filter, trap and chemically process everyth
Monday, April 4, 2011 - 23:00

Hadad uses supercomputers to test reagents for new treatments. Scientists are working to develop a new drug that will regenerate a critical enzyme in the human body that ages after a person is expos

Friday, April 1, 2011 - 23:00
Scientists led by Carnegie Mellon University chemist Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are using electricity from a battery to drive atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), a widely used method of creating
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 23:00
Scientists today described development and successful initial tests of a spray-on material that both detects and renders harmless the genre of terrorist explosives responsible for government restricti
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 23:00
Using a small block of aluminum with a tiny groove carved in it, a team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Polytechnic Institute of New York Universi