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Square planar iron complex breaks inorganic dogma

31 October 2014 Research

Unusual spin state could open the door to new and exciting chemistry

A new way to convert light to electricity

30 October 2014 Research

Discovery could lead to novel photovoltaics made from just metals

Mirror mirror on the ocean

30 October 2014 Research

Persistent foams stabilise the possibility of oceanic mirrors that boost planetary albedo

DNA 'barcodes' used to track food

30 October 2014 Research

Milk has been successfully tracked as it is turned into cheese and yogurt in an advance that could fight food fraud

Review finds nanosafety is no small issue

29 October 2014 Research

Audit of safety studies reveals shortcomings that distort our understanding of nanomaterial toxicity

Molecular magnet goes ultracool

28 October 2014 Research

Magnetic refrigeration taken to below 1K for the first time

2D arsenic allotrope predicted

28 October 2014 Research

Graphene-like monolayer could be made by exfoliating grey arsenic

Dana Roth: Reaching out from the library

28 October 2014 Research

Caltech’s chemistry librarian chats to Chemistry World about how librarians can support researchers

Self-cleaning surfaces from scrap silicone

27 October 2014 Research

Simple mechanical process converts waste silicone into a superhydrophobic material

Folding rules used to build unnatural proteins

27 October 2014 Research

Understanding protein folding and stability leads to new proteins with hopes of creating structures that can perform novel chemistry

Iridium forms compound in +9 oxidation state

23 October 2014 Research

Iridium oxide cation made by pulsed-laser vaporisation in the gas phase

Cyanide test for cassava

23 October 2014 Research

Colour changing system indicates if developing world staple is ok to eat

New light microscope creates 3D movies inside living cells

23 October 2014 Research

Researchers have built a microscope that can examine the inner workings of living cells in 3D

Isotope effect produces new type of chemical bond

22 October 2014 Research

Evidence emerges for vibrational bond first proposed 30 years ago

Firing up battery safety

21 October 2014 Research

Smart battery provides early warning to prevent overheating hazard

Making light of food allergies

20 October 2014 Research

Pulsed light treatment improves protein digestibility whilst retaining functionality

Hungary’s rivers in recovery after red mud disaster

17 October 2014 Research

Long term contamination of river system after industrial spill successfully prevented by extensive remediation efforts

New test accelerates herpes detection

16 October 2014 Research

Peptide-coated superparamagnetic beads latch onto herpes simplex virus-1 in rapid diagnostic assay

Helium happily shares electrons to create dianions

16 October 2014 Research

Fullerene dianions created in nanodroplets of helium opening up new ways of creating exotic molecular species

Liming Dai: Integrating nanochemistry into the macroscopic world

15 October 2014 Research

The director of Case4Carbon talks to Chemistry World about advanced carbon nanomaterials

Fluorescent DNA becomes versatile metal detector

15 October 2014 Research

Colour changes of oligodeoxyfluorosides produces unique 'fingerprints' to distinguish up to 57 different metals

Through the looking glass with switchable mirrors

14 October 2014 Research

Electrochemical mirror remains reflective without external electrical power

Good vibrations for electron microscopy

14 October 2014 Research

Vibrational spectroscopy performed on the nanoscale, opening up investigations into bonding structure

Nanodiamonds add some sparkle to imaging

13 October 2014 Research

Tiny diamonds can be used to visualise cells and tissues and could deliver drugs too

Smart bandage gives wound treatment the green light

10 October 2014 Research

Easy to use dressing monitors oxygen levels in healing tissue