Scientists use molecular 'sieve' to purify water
The new desalination technology is inexpensive and energy efficient.
Crowdsourced research predicts what molecules smell like
It lets us use chemical properties to determine odors with 83 percent accuracy.
Scientists build atom-scale sub that moves at 'breakneck' speeds
The 'propellers' are powered by ultraviolet light and spin at a million RPM.
Scientists make a transistor from a single molecule
Scientists have built a nano-sized transistor from just one molecule (and a handful of atoms).
Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time
Ever feel like your phone is taking an awfully long time to register that swipe to unlock? Well, sc...
Visualized: International Year of Chemistry, in posters
Whatever Simon C Page sees in chemistry, we wish our high school teachers did as well. The afores...
Online gamers solve microbiology puzzle, contribute to anti-HIV solutions
Hey guys, look! Gamers are good for something! After struggling for some time to successfully m...
NASA finds DNA components in meteorites, says they originated in space (video)
So, this is kinda wild: scientists at NASA have uncovered new evidence that DNA components foun...
Dutch scientists develop half million euro, 'affordable' super laser
The folks at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have lovingly referred to their latest contr...