chemistry

Researchers Create Early Universe Matter

Results could help theorists better understand how the universe's original quark gluon plasma cooled over milliseconds, giving birth to the first atoms in existence....

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Glycine: Cheap, Readily Available Energy. But From Where?

Researchers generate electricity from low-cost biomaterial ...

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Alchemical Ponderings – Where Exactly Does Gold Come From?

An international group of scientists reveals the mystery about the origin of gold ...

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Good News: We Can Terraform Mars. Bad News: It’ll Stink

A mission to Mars could make its own oxygen thanks to plasma technology ...

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Desalination: Cleaner, Better Ways to Turn Deserts Green

MIT researchers tackle what happens when the river runs dry...

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Within a Watery Moon: New Analysis of Lunar Interior

Scientists spy new evidence of water in the moon's interior ...

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Hard, hard, hard… chewy: Glassy Carbon

New form of carbon that's hard as a rock, yet elastic, like rubber ...

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Eat Yourself Sozzled: Tracking the Alcohol in Red Wine Sauce

Can you get intoxicated by pouring beer or wine into your sauce or stew? New research provides the answer...

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Did You Know Sydney Harbour’s Dirty Secret?

Beautiful but burpy: Sydney Harbour's toxic emissions are equivalent to 200 cars on the roads ...

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Tracking the Ripples in the Cosmic Web

A team of astronomers has made the first measurements of small-scale ripples in primeval hydrogen gas using rare double quasars...

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But Can it Catch? Chemical Computer Recognises a Sphere

The prototype of a chemical computer detects a sphere ...

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Strong, but Itchy. Armourers Update the Hairshirt for 2017

Strength of hair inspires new materials for body armor ...

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Bustin’ Bad Cholesterol With Red Cabbage

Red cabbage microgreens lower 'bad' cholesterol in animal study ...

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Born Slippy: The Freaky Chemistry of the Pacific Spiny Dogfish Shark

How sharks recycle toxic ammonia to keep their skin moist ...

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Life on Moors? Searching for Martians in a Yorkshire Saltmine

Yorkshire Salt Mine Could Help Shed Light on Martian Life...

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Banging Rocks to find Life on Mars

Seismic activity on Mars may produce enough hydrogen to support life...

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The Key to Circadian Sunflower Salutations

Plant biologists discover how sunflowers use internal circadian timing to follow the sun...

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Superefficient Cubic GaN LEDs Get the Green Light

New method for making green LEDs enhances their efficiency and brightness ...

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Easier, Faster, Cheaper Carbon Nanotubes. At LAST!

A straightforward route for engineering the properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes...

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Put the Kettle On, We’re off for a Drive. Efficient Hydrogen Production

Efficient hydrogen production made easy ...

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Old Dog, New Trick, No Thanks? How Declining Dopamine Levels Affect Decision Making

Brain chemistry may explain why older people take fewer risks ...

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But How Do You Get the Lid Off? Mesoglue Revolutionises Nano-Stickiness

A glue that binds metal to metal to glass to you-name-it, sets at room temperature, and requires little pressure to seal...

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Sunshine on a Rainy Day : Splitting Water Molecules for Clean Energy

Rice University researchers demo solar water-splitting technology ...

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Cleaners that Kill

Imagine if, in an effort to clean the air more efficiently, you were involuntarily introducing chemicals more dangerous than the ones you were trying to scrub. ...

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Oxygen Before Life Existed. How?

Oxygen can be formed in one step by using a high energy vacuum ultraviolet laser to excite carbon dioxide...

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