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A new ‘cool’ blue

January 16, 2020

Throughout history, people have sought vibrant blue pigments. The Egyptians and Babylonians used lapis lazuli 6,000 years ago.…
Global collaboration creates world’s first open-source database of natural microbial products

December 21, 2019

Surprisingly, despite our extensive knowledge of the chemical compounds found in nature, there has never been a comprehensive,…
Scientists develop molecular sensor that can emit light in more colours than ever before

December 11, 2019

Physicists at the University of Alberta have created a molecular colourant that can emit light in a wider…
Seeing in Stereo: Deciphering Structure of Chemical Compounds

October 4, 2019

Knowing a compound’s composition isn’t always enough to understand its chemistry — sometimes you need to know how…
Expanding the Palette of Macromolecules

August 2, 2019

All matter consists of one or more phases — regions of space with uniform structure and physical properties.…
Engineers Use Graph Networks to Accurately Predict Properties of Molecules and Crystals

June 11, 2019

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed new deep learning models that can accurately predict…
Predicting Molecular Properties

May 31, 2019

Think you can use your data science smarts to make big predictions at a molecular level? This challenge…
Chemists Cook Up Elusive Molecule for the First Time

April 1, 2019

In this year designated as the “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements,” it is fitting…
Experiments underscore overlooked aspect of defending corn from pest

February 28, 2019

The Nebraska study showed that spraying a corn plant with one of its own compounds — 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid,…
A new-to-us mineral

October 31, 2018

A new mineral has been isolated from a sample of igneous rock in central Madagascar. Reto Gieré, a…
Researchers develop, test new system for making biorenewable chemicals

October 18, 2018

Researchers will test a new way of producing biobased chemicals that’s backed by 10 years of working in…
Blue light special: FSU researcher finds new chemical clusters emit highly efficient light

October 2, 2018

A Florida State University research team has discovered that a unique organic-inorganic compound containing zero-dimensional molecular clusters emits…
Chirality switching in biomineral structures

August 2, 2018

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a mechanism by which helical biomineral structures can be synthesized to spiral…
Researchers use artificial intelligence to identify, predict new chemical compounds

July 18, 2018

A team of Florida State University researchers is using artificial intelligence to identify which among hundreds of thousands…
Breakthrough synthesis strategy could mean wave of new medicinal compounds

July 9, 2018

In pharmacology, not all molecular structures are created equal. Some frameworks are overrepresented in nature, making them especially…
Advancing the science of smell — with a hint of musk

April 11, 2018

Researchers have identified key molecular mechanisms at work when people smell musks, a highly valued group of fixatives…
The need for safer and better ingredients is propelling handmade cosmetics innovations

March 22, 2018

The cosmetics industry is a highly competitive field already dominated by top brands like L’Oreal, Maybelline, and Dove,…
New study yields more than a million new cyclic compounds, some with pharmaceutical potential

March 19, 2018

Researchers say they can now produce a vast library of unique cyclic compounds, some with the capacity to…
How to make space molecules

March 15, 2018

Complex carbon-based molecules found in meteorites have long been a conundrum for Earth-bound chemists. How could these molecules…
Study yields more than a million new cyclic compounds, some with pharmaceutical potential

March 13, 2018

Researchers say they can now produce a vast library of unique cyclic compounds, some with the capacity to…
Researchers achieve ‘Olympic ring’ molecule breakthrough just in time for Winter Games

February 22, 2018

As the world’s premier winter athletes were preparing to take to the slopes, rinks and tracks for the…
New blue pigment discovered at Oregon State earns EPA approval

October 5, 2017

The vibrant YInMn blue pigment discovered at Oregon State University has been approved for commercial sale by the…
Cyborg bacteria turn sunlight into useful chemicals

August 24, 2017

To help humans capture more of the sun’s energy than natural photosynthesis can, UC Berkeley scientists have taught…
Seeing More with PET Scans: Scientists Discover New Way to Label Chemical Compounds for Medical Imaging

July 27, 2017

Researchers have found a surprisingly versatile workaround to create chemical compounds that could prove useful for medical imaging…
Sensors detect disease markers in breath

May 20, 2017

A small, thin square of an organic plastic that can detect disease markers in breath or toxins in…
Genetic mechanism for structural diversification of natural compounds

February 7, 2017

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have revealed a genetic mechanism of how nature creates structurally diverse natural…
Lord of the Rings – synthesizing a five-membered ring nitrogen compound

December 20, 2016

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists in collaboration with University of South Florida (link is external) theorists recently…
Scientists Bring Silicon to Life through Directed Evolution

November 30, 2016

Up until now, forging silicon-carbon bonds in molecules has only been possible through chemical engineering, as they do…
Pine product offers fresh take on fine chemical synthesis

November 29, 2016

The goop from pine trees that contains compounds known as terpenes is used in the manufacture of food,…
Scientists discover ‘supramolecule’ that could help reduce nuclear, agricultural waste

October 17, 2016

Indiana University researchers have reported the first definitive evidence for a new molecular structure with potential applications to…
Scientists outline biochemistry of xanthohumol – an avenue to treat metabolic syndrome

October 11, 2016

Researchers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental advance in understanding xanthohumol – a compound found in…
Scientists Identify Neurochemical Signal Likely Missing in Parkinson’s

July 12, 2016

Two Northwestern University neuroscientists have identified the neurochemical signal likely missing in Parkinson’s disease by being the first…
Barcelona sunrise gave inspiration for the colour of the new Seat Ateca

June 10, 2016

Have you ever wondered why car manufacturers are so proud to launch a new colour choice for their…
Why Bearcats Smell Like Buttered Popcorn

April 15, 2016

The bearcat. The binturong. Whatever you call this shy, shaggy-haired creature from Southeast Asia, many people who have…
For Rechargeable Batteries That Crush the Competition, Crush This Material

April 5, 2016

By chemically modifying and pulverizing a promising group of compounds, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and…
Natural product synthesis using olefin polymerization catalyst

April 5, 2016

University of Tokyo researchers have demonstrated the 3-step synthesis of a natural product whose preparation conventionally required at…
Illuminating what happens when a molecule absorbs light

March 31, 2016

Photoexcitation is an important process in chemistry. It’s what happens when a chemical compound absorbs light and enters…
Mechanism of action of enzyme for complex natural product biosynthesis

March 9, 2016

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have revealed the structure and enzymatic mechanism of a prenyltransferase, an enzyme…
SDSC’s ‘Comet’ Aids in Discovery of New Organometallic Compounds

January 25, 2016

Selective oxidation plays a key role in the production of compounds widely used throughout the chemical industry. Now,…
The dandelion uses latex to protect its roots against insect feeding

January 7, 2016

Dandelions are troublesome weeds that are detested by most gardeners. Yet dandelions also have many insect enemies in…
Discovery of the element 113 has been officially confirmed

January 1, 2016

Although periodic table has been around since 19th century, not all elements have been yet discovered. Interestingly, no…
UGA research links inorganic mercury exposure to damaged cell processes

December 23, 2015

University of Georgia research has found that inorganic mercury, which was previously thought to be a less harmful…
Face cream ingredient found to mimic life-extending effects of a calorie restriction diet

December 22, 2015

A commonly used skin care ingredient is one of several newly identified compounds that can mimic the life-extending…
Program for Transforming Deadly Chemicals into Harmless Dirt Gets Underway

December 13, 2015

DARPA selects two performers to demonstrate concepts for converting toxic chemicals into soil or other safe organic compounds…
Sunscreen ingredient may prevent medical implant infections

November 13, 2015

A common ingredient in sunscreen could be an effective antibacterial coating for medical implants such as pacemakers and…
Researchers Find New Cometary Compound

November 9, 2015

Last November, after a decade-long journey, Rosetta’s Philae lander touched down on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a…
Eye Drops Could Clear Up Cataracts Using Newly Identified Chemical

November 9, 2015

A chemical that could potentially be used in eye drops to reverse cataracts, the leading cause of blindness,…
Chemistry in mold reveals important clue for pharmaceuticals

November 6, 2015

In a discovery that holds promise for future drug development, scientists have detected for the first time how…
API Solubility: A Major Challenge To Get Success In Formulation Development

October 29, 2015

Undoubtedly, one of the major challenges for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) in getting success through formulation development is…
Study: Elevated organic compounds in Pennsylvania drinking water from hydraulic fracturing surface operations, not gas wells

October 13, 2015

In the largest study of its kind, a Yale-led investigation found no evidence that trace contamination of organic…
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