Latest chemistry research news

Olive oil healthy for frying, finds new study

Olive oil withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several seed oils to yield more healthful food. Scientist say that, before dunking your favorite food in a vat of just any old oil, consider using olive… Read more 


Liquid helium provides new way to make charged molecules

New research has developed a completely new way of forming charged molecules which offers tremendous potential for new areas of chemical research… Read more  



Towards turning waste from whisky-making into fuel

A start-up company in Scotland is working to capitalize on the tonne of waste produced by one of the country’s most valued industries and turn the dregs of whisky-making into fuel… Read more



World’s first transplant of ‘dead heart’

In a breakthrough, a team of doctors have successfully performed the world’s first heart transplant in Australia using a ‘dead heart,’ a major development that could save many lives… Read more 


New design for making low cost, greener LED bulbs

Scientists have designed a new materials for making household LED bulbs without using the expensive rare earth metals… Read more 



DNA crystals designed, could create revolutionary nanodevices

Scientists have designed the first large DNA crystals with precisely prescribed depths and complex 3D features, which could create revolutionary nanodevices… Read more


New research helps prevent over charging of batteries, improves safety of electronics

Research from the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will help batteries resist overcharging, improving the safety of electronics from cell phones to airplanes… Read more


Cigarette ashes can remove arsenic from drinking water

Scientists have come up with a new low-cost, simple way to remove arsenic using leftovers from another known health threat – cigarettes… Read more





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