News from across RSC Publishing.
28 November 2006
A wireless pulsating heart, with potential as a miniature pump in medical implants, has been constructed by Japanese technologists.
30 November 2006
Air quality study during rush hour raises questions about the current UK standards for particulates.
05 December 2006
Scientists have discovered a way to lock chirality into catalysts to help make enantiomerically pure compounds.
22 December 2006
Enzymes could replace expensive platinum catalysts in hydrogen fuel cells, say scientists.
19 December 2006
Algae embedded in silica coatings could be used for the continuous production of a commercially important dye, say German scientists.
15 December 2006
Simple synthetic analogues of a Chinese herbal medicine could help tackle the spread of drug-resistant malaria.
18 December 2006
Polymer nanofibres with embedded porphyrins have an antibacterial effect.
08 December 2006
The composition and texture of tube-like structures found in chemical gardens has been uncovered.
07 December 2006
Butterflies' wings could flutter their way to self-cleaning rugby kits.
21 December 2006
Chinese scientists have used miniature whirlpools to grow nanoscale disks and wires.
11 December 2006
Understanding the role that solvent plays in crystal structure formation just got easier thanks to new software.
14 December 2006
Soft and stretchy polymers can be hardened by dynamically incorporating new components into the polymer chain.
01 December 2006
Reports claiming that certain biomaterials have the potential to act as artificial solar energy converters are flawed, suggest Canadian scientists.
12 December 2006
Japanese researchers have simplified and improved a common method for generating hydrogen gas, a potentially green energy source.
04 December 2006
A new generation of coatings that can react to their surroundings could be just around the corner.
20 December 2006
David Leigh has a love of chemistry...and magic. Alison Stoddart finds out more
13 December 2006
Willem Verboom considers some of the latest advances in separating highly radioactive components of nuclear waste.
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