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Scientists synthesize healing compounds in scorpion venom

Scientists synthesize healing compounds in scorpion venom

Stanford chemists have identified and synthesized two new healing compounds in scorpion venom that are effective at killing staph and tuberculosis bacteria. A scorpion native...
One step closer to carbon-neutral fuel

One step closer to carbon-neutral fuel

Scientists create an efficient process for converting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide, a key ingredient of synthetic fuels and materials. The carbon dioxide (CO2) produced...
Scientists develop semi-liquid metal anode for next-generation batteries

Scientists develop semi-liquid metal anode for next-generation batteries

Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a semiliquid lithium metal-based anode that represents a new paradigm in battery design. Lithium batteries made using this...
Scientists create new class of 2D perovskite materials

Scientists create new class of 2D perovskite materials

In a paper published in Nature, scientists at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions unveil a new process for producing oxide perovskite...
Could CBD or Cannabidiol make you fail a drug test

Could CBD or Cannabidiol make you fail a drug test?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-psychoactive compound produced by the marijuana plant that seems to be everywhere these days. Maybe you've even been asked if...
Scientists find why deep-sea dragonfish has transparent teeth

Scientists find why deep-sea dragonfish has transparent teeth

A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego have discovered what's responsible for making the teeth of the deep-sea dragonfish...
Scientists unlock a super tough material for next-generation electronics

Scientists unlock a super tough material for next-generation electronics

Graphene, a super tough wonder material, hasn’t made it into electronics yet because it doesn’t conduct an electric current on its own. Researchers used...
Your diamond most likely made of recycled ocean floor

Your diamond most likely made of recycled ocean floor

The diamond on your finger is most likely made of recycled seabed cooked deep in the Earth. Traces of salt trapped in many diamonds show...
'Zombie' molecules dramatically increase battery lifetime

‘Zombie’ molecules dramatically increase battery lifetime

This new flow battery brings molecules back from the dead. So-called zombie molecules cut the capacity fade rate of the battery at least a...
Scientists discover new compound to kill antibiotic resistant superbugs

Scientists discover new compound to kill antibiotic resistant superbugs

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new compound that can kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The research was conducted by a team from the University...