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Crocodiles' hormones stay perfectly balanced even after repeated exposure to pesticides, according to researchers in Japan.
Disagreement over the anticancer action of ruthenium versus platinum complexes has been settled, claim chemists in Switzerland.
Leading scientists call for more care to be taken when handling ionic liquids in the laboratory following combustibility testing.
Gold-plated nanodiamonds could combine the characteristics of gold and diamond to give unique physico-chemical properties, according to a computational chemist.
Ionic liquids can withstand high doses of gamma radiation, and could be used to process nuclear fuels, say chemists in France.
DNA microarrays for detecting genetic diseases will be easier and cheaper to produce thanks to scientists in the US.
Researchers in France have made an interlocked network of molecules that they say brings complex molecular machines a step closer.
Active solid-metal surfaces offer a new route to multi-nuclear mixed metal complexes, claim scientists in Finland.
Researchers in China have discovered a way to change the solubility of carbon nanotubes, creating diverse biological applications.
Scientists in Japan have discovered a way to eliminate the false positives that can occur when using high-throughput screening methods.
Rare earth compounds could be used in environmentally-friendly magnetic refrigerators, according to a leading US scientist.
Chemists in the UK and Italy have made halogen-bonded liquid crystals that they say have an unusually disordered structure.
Molecules confined in a coordination cage show unusual physical behaviour, claim researchers in Japan.
Scientists have developed an information storage method that could be used in memory devices for computers and digital cameras.
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Researchers in the US have developed a semi-automated method to generate ions for calibration-free titrations.
Journal of Materials Chemistry celebrates its 250th issue later this month.
Over the coming months PCCP will publish a timely series of themed issues on nanoscience and nanotechnology.
Downloadable ChemDraw files and links to databases including PubChem are among the additional online features on offer to authors and readers of Molecular BioSystems.