Latest chemistry research news

nanoparticle, DNAMaking gem from nanoparticles, DNA

Research team at Northwestern University has built near-perfect single crystals out of nanoparticles and DNA, using the same structure favored by nature to build flawless diamonds, sapphires and other gems…. Read more


nitrites, drinking waterNew catalyst to remove nitrites from drinking water

Nitrites are common and harmful contaminant often found in both groundwater and surface water and cause health hazard. Researchers at Rice University have found a new catalyst that can rapidly break down nitrites that often results from overuse of agricultural fertilizers….. Read more