Carbon nanobelt structure

Carbon puts new nanostructure under its belt

Nanobelt synthesised more than 60 years after it was first proposed

carbon nanofibre film

Carbon nanofibre offers new spin on catalysts

Electrospinning carbon nanofibre into an electrocatalyst paves the way to flexible energy storage devices

Berkelium +4 oxidation state structure

Heaviest +4 ion on the periodic table stabilised

A berkelium(IV) ion has been made under mild conditions using an iron carrier molecule

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Tools & building blocks 3D printed using lunar & martian dust

Tools 3D printed using mock-up Mars dust

Working with extraterrestrial materials could be an important part of future space exploration

Electricity generated by hydrothermal vents - Figure 1a - Index

Hydrothermal vents generate deep-sea currents

Minerals spewed by ocean vents set up redox reactions that allow electrical currents to flow

Pipeline used to discharge organic chemical waste into river

Tiny virus batteries remove water pollutant

Metal nanoparticles turn viruses into tiny batteries that reduce toxic compound in just 10 minutes

Plastic waste

Reactor offers solution to plastic pollution

Compact system turns waste plastic into fuels, allowing boats to power themselves while cleaning up the ocean

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Plastic waste

Reactor offers solution to plastic pollution

Compact system turns waste plastic into fuels, allowing boats to power themselves while cleaning up the ocean

c7ta00261k Transparent wood - Fig 4 - Index

Wooden windows could make better buildings

Scientists in China have turned wood into a transparent material that could be a replacement for glass

Hydrogen car

Catalyst fuels hydrogen car vision

Platinum–molybdenum carbide expedites hydrogen formation from water and methanol

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CW0517 - Crucible - Hero V2

The strychnine exhumation

William Taylor was dead and buried… but murder will out

Doors leading to alternate realities

Alternate chemical realities

What would chemistry look like if key discoveries had happened differently?

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Hydrothermal vent

Hydrothermal vents and the origins of life

Did life start on land or underwater?

a reversible covalent inhibitor

Covalent inhibitor drugs

Exceptions to a long-held rule against chemically bonding to biological targets are powering new cancer medicines, finds Andy Extance

Skin-like microfluidic system for analysis of sweat - Index & Main

Wearable technology

The future of wearable gadgets will be tiny, flexible, skin-like devices capable of monitoring your health

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