Chemistry

Scientists create new method to remove oil traces in produced water

Scientists create new method to remove oil traces in produced water

In a new study, researchers have developed a new technology to help remove oil traces in produced water. The new technology could help clean and...
This new material may help power electronics

This new material may help power electronics

In a new study, scientists have discovered a way to simplify how electronic devices use electrons. They found a material that can serve dual roles...
Your cellphone contains many rare chemical elements

Your smartphone contains many rare chemical elements

In a new study, scientists at the University of Plymouth analyzed the chemical contents of a smartphone. Every year, 1.4 billion mobile phones are produced...
New hope to power electronic devices via desk lamp

New hope to power electronic devices via desk lamp

In a new study, researchers make a step toward running electronic devices in homes and offices with light from lamps scattered around the room. The...
New way to develop better solar cells

New way to develop better solar cells

In a new study, researchers have found a new way to control light (photoluminescence) emitted by exotic crystal semiconductors. This can help develop more efficient...
Scientists find new source of rare earth elements

Scientists find new source of rare earth elements

In a new study, researchers found a potential new source of rare earth elements like neodymium and dysprosium. The new source is phosphate rock waste. The...
Scientists develop new materials for more secure computing

Scientists develop new materials for more secure computing

In a new study, researchers have developed a material with light-emitting properties that may achieve hacking-free communications. The research was conducted by a team of...
Scientists develop new method to detect cancer cells faster

Scientists develop new method to detect cancer cells faster

In a new study, researchers have developed a new technique to analyze proteins expressed on cancer cells. The new technique shows promise in more rapidly...
Vitamin C could help gold nanowire grow

Vitamin C could help gold nanowire grow

A new study published in ACS Nano has found that a dose of vitamin C helps gold nanowire grow. The research showed that a boost...

These toxic metals linked to higher risk of heart disease

In a recent study, researchers find exposure to lead, copper, cadmium and arsenic is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...