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World’s first passive anti-frosting surface fights ice with ice

Study provides proof of concept for keeping surfaces 90 percent dry and frost free indefinitely -- without chemicals or energy inputs Nothing foretells the...

35% of microplastics released into the world’s oceans are from synthetic textiles

The report highlights that garment aftercare affects an item's carbon footprint and advocates for individuals to wash their clothes at a lower temperature, use...

New breakthrough in the war against antibiotic resistance

However the rise of drug-resistant bacteria in the past decade is threatening their effectiveness. Lead author and chemical biologist Associate Professor Keith Stubbs, from...

Brazil’s pesticide poisoning problem poses global dilemma, say critics

Brazil is second only to the U.S. in its use of chemical pesticides, with many of the chemicals sprayed in Brazil on soy and...

Sugar, Light, And A New Type of Chemistry – What It May Take To...

In June, the U.S. Department of Energy made an announcement that seemed fairly banal. It set aside $100 million this year to fund 22...

Liquid battery could lead to flexible energy storage

In a new paper published today in the journal Nature Chemistry, chemists from the University of Glasgow discuss how they developed a flow battery...

Bayer shares plunge after Roundup hit with $289M lawsuit over cancer link

Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value, after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to...

Scientist begins developing instrument for finding extraterrestrial bacteria

A NASA scientist wants to create a planetary robot that would mimic what biologists do every day in terrestrial laboratories: look through microscopes to...

The ‘brain’ that’s helping reduce carbon emissions

The artificial island, built upon seven smaller islands off the Singapore mainland in the 1980s and 1990s, is now home to nearly 100 global...

Bacterial armor could be a new target for antibiotics

For over a century, scientists have studied E. coli, one of the bacteria that cause food poisoning, as a model for fighting infections. Such...