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Stone 'blueprinting' to tackle heritage thefts

31 July 2015 Research

Technique could provide a means of tracing stolen, unmarked stones

Hungry Ghost festival behind annual air quality decline in Singapore

30 July 2015 Research

Findings suggest that regulatory monitoring may be required

Philae poses comet chemistry conundrum

30 July 2015 Research

Historic mass spectra find 67P carries precursors to key biomolecules, but instruments detect different ones

Kirigami graphene makes microscale devices

30 July 2015 Research

Ancient Japanese folding and cutting art form used to create functional springs and hinges

Antifreeze polymer protects cells as they thaw

29 July 2015 Research

Simple synthetic polymer found to enhance cryopreservation of red blood cells by inhibiting ice crystal growth

Battery buffer takes the strain

28 July 2015 Research

Unconventional layered oxide that counteracts volume expansion in electrodes could help batteries last longer

Zeolite packaging to fight durian fruit stench

28 July 2015 Research

Cheap odour-eating films can capture nasty smells and could soon find their way into clothing as well as food wrapping

Repellent nanocraters could shape tissue engineering

27 July 2015 Research

Nanoscale holes can be used to shepherd cells with applications in stem cell and medical implant technologies

Boroles get a stability boost

27 July 2015 Research

Bulky protecting groups enhance optoelectronic potential

Single polymer pill could deliver entire drug course in one go

27 July 2015 Research

Flexible elastomer ring springs open to stay in stomach and could slowly release drugs over days

Mineral analysis surveys shark smile evolution

24 July 2015 Research

Extinct mega-shark had teeth more like those of dinosaurs than their modern relatives

Super-elastic wire stretches without losing power

23 July 2015 Research

Fibre that can stretch 14 times its own length could find its way into robotic arms and satellites

Telescope detects ionised carbon in early galaxies

23 July 2015 Research

Dust discovery reveals youthful universe went through a rapid process of evolution

Photoredox catalysis mechanisms seen in new light

23 July 2015 Research

Luminescence quenching and quantum yield measurements prove light/dark experiments don’t always get it right

Leather gets a new perfume

22 July 2015 Research

Scientists in India have developed a way of infusing leather with lemongrass oil

Silicone bracelet set to pick-up on chemical exposure

22 July 2015 Research

MyExposome has initiated a fundraising campaign to bring its wristband technology capable of detecting more than 1400 chemicals to the public

Refining Avogadro’s number on way to new kilo

21 July 2015 Research

Most precise value yet reduces uncertainty down to 20 atoms in a billion

Nanoparticle cats drawn at the flick of a switch

21 July 2015 Research

Researchers create colourful pictures using nanoparticles that self-assemble in response to light

Energy devices go wireless

20 July 2015 Research

Self-healing polymer fuses energy modules together

Alkyne insertion imparts silicon stereochemistry

16 July 2015 Research

Rhodium catalyses intramolecular alkynylsilylation

Confirmation of buckyballs in the Milky Way

16 July 2015 Research

Gas-phase spectra clears up decades old mystery of unidentified absorption bands in our galaxy

Elusive fermion found at long last

16 July 2015 Research

Experimental observation of Weyl fermions in a tantalum arsenide crystal ends search after 86 years

Fog-free film doesn’t dare to glare

15 July 2015 Research

There’s a new order in optical device design

Tailored zeolite synthesis takes a big step forward

15 July 2015 Research

New zeolites first predicted and then made in potential boon for industrial catalysis

X-ray emitting bacterial plasmas could enhance imaging

13 July 2015 Research

Bacteria found to be an excellent raw material to generate high-intensity x-rays for medical and analytical uses