Latest Chemistry News

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 00:00
Recalculating the global use of phosphorous, a fertilizer linchpin of modern agriculture, a team of researchers warns that the world's stocks may soon be in short supply and that overuse in the indust
Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 00:00
The scientists’ potential solution is a new catalyst that can convert lactic acid into acrylic acid more efficiently. Lactic acid is a classic renewable starting material, produced by bacteria growing
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
Researchers are developing a new type of biological and chemical sensor that has few moving parts, is low-cost and yet highly sensitive, sturdy and long-lasting.
Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 00:00
watch a chemical reaction happening in solution with more detail than ever before. This could lead to improved drug design for medical therapies and catalysts for industrial processing, and pave the w
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 00:00
Elements heavier than iron come into being only in powerful stellar explosions, so-called supernovas. During nuclear reactions all kinds of short-lived atomic nuclei are formed, including more stable
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
proposing development of a new cross-disciplinary approach for analyzing and preventing systemic failures in complex systems that play a role in calamities ranging from huge power blackouts to the BP