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Forgotten synthetic PhD theses set to be given new lease of life

5 March 2015  News and Analysis

Chemical structures will be harvested from graduate work and analysed for promising drug and materials leads


‘Pee power’ urinal trialled on university campus

5 March 2015 News and Analysis

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Microbial fuel cells that run on urine could be used to light toilet blocks in refugee camps

Light that’s invisible to plants

5 March 2015 Research

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Habitat-conscious phosphor for outdoor illumination

Butterfly population collapse prompts lawsuit against EPA

5 March 2015 News and Analysis

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US agency criticised for failing to investigate link between glyphosate and the dwindling monarch butterfly population

Tough self-cleaning coating sticks it to stains  

Superhydrophobic 'paint' can be sprayed or dip-coated onto cotton, glass and metal and sur...

Computational chemists unpick adenine–thymine bias  

Quantum insights into mechanisms behind tautomer-driven DNA evolution

Program ready to weed out tough drug leads  

Model could help drug firms avoid synthetically complex dead ends and speed drug discovery

J&J to sell cardiac devices to wholesaler Cardinal  

Commodity technology no longer fits with company’s focus on growth and innovation

Proposed ozone rule could cut US GDP by $1.7 trillion  

US manufacturing association report claims tighter ozone standard would carry $1.1 trillio...

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