Chemistry

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 new way to speed up the discovery of new solar cell materials

A broad class of materials called perovskites is considered one of the most promising avenues for developing new, more efficient solar cells. But the virtually...
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...
New technique helps create new components for photoelectric devices

New technique helps create new components for photoelectric devices

A technique that introduces carbon-hydrogen molecules into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten disulfide dramatically changes the electronic properties of the...
Scientists transforms water and carbon dioxide into fuels

Scientists find a way to transform water and carbon dioxide into fuels

Chemists at the University of Illinois have successfully produced fuels using water, carbon dioxide and visible light through artificial photosynthesis. By converting carbon dioxide into...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

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...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
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...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...