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And the time of death was?

9 October 2015 Research

Mathematical model behind forensic tool that tests blood to determine post-mortem interval

Chemists harness impermanent ‘star’ molecule

8 October 2015 Research

Iron complex overcomes [5]radialene’s enthusiasm for reacting with itself, filling decades-old gap in series

Microfluidic device lets the drop beat

7 October 2015 Research

Body-on-a-chip system that uses human cardiac cells has its finger on the pulse of microfluidic innovation

Urine recycled into quantum dots

6 October 2015 Research

New way of producing carbon dots provides a cheaper and greener alternative to conventional synthesis

Rolled-up electrodes record brain activity without scarring

6 October 2015 Research

Super-flexible polymer offers way to monitor neural signals over the long-term for chronic conditions such as Parkinson’s disease

Environmentally-friendly quantum dots make their mark

5 October 2015 Research

Indium phosphide nanoparticles offer non-toxic alternative to cadium for richer, more colourful display screens

Antimony recovery lights up lamp waste recycling

2 October 2015 Research

Green method produces fertiliser as a byproduct

Megasupramolecules promise to quell fuel explosions

2 October 2015 Research

‘Sticky-ended’ molecules that self-assemble into long chains may have made 9/11 less deadly

Excess protons play hopscotch in water

1 October 2015 Research

Researchers confirm proton transport mechanism first mooted 200 years ago

Drawn out proteins make self-healing scaffolds

1 October 2015 Research

Self-assembling protein tubes can be shaped into a flexible, branching network that can support growing cells  

A little platinum goes a long way

29 September 2015 Research

Sustainable scale-up of hydrogen generation

Carbon nanotube rectenna directly converts light into electricity

29 September 2015 Research

The nanotube array confirms a 40-year old theory and may offer a new way of constructing solar cells

Graphene band gap heralds new electronics

29 September 2015 Research

Higher quality material produces largest band gap ever recorded

Molecular legacy of Antoni Gaudi

28 September 2015 Research

Iconic architect’s sphere of influence extends into chemistry

Entangled wire confounds with unusual properties

28 September 2015 Research

Material is thought to be first whose volume increases when stretched or compressed

Single layer perovskite sheet rises to the fore

25 September 2015 Research

2D organo–metal halide sheet successfully produced via direct growth on silicon dioxide

3D printer uses gel matrix to tie the knot

25 September 2015 Research

Complex 3D patterns can be 'written' in a gel that switches between solid and liquid states

Alkaline flow battery charges up renewable energy storage

25 September 2015 Research

Non-toxic organic molecules may offer a low cost and safe alternative to acid-based electrolytes

Antibiotics pit against bacterial biofilms

24 September 2015 Research

Simple electrochemical device to more realistically assess antibiotic performance

Firming COFs up takes Michael reaction catalysis forward

22 September 2015 Research

Chemists stabilise hexagonal layers that form nanochannels, which help speed up conversions

Milky Way supernovae may help explain fluorine's origin

21 September 2015 Research

Observations counter claims that fluorine production takes place solely in young, evolving stars

Antibacterial soap has poor killing power

21 September 2015 Research

Soaps containing triclosan perform no better against bacteria than ordinary soap

Shining a light on amine synthesis

18 September 2015 Research

Photoredox catalysis enables site selective amination and could make production of anilines safer

Connecting electrodes with light illuminates electrochemistry

18 September 2015 Research

Stimulating current in electrode arrays using visible light may remove need for substantial wiring

Air pollution model predicts 6.6 million deaths by 2050

16 September 2015 Research

‘Business as usual’ scenarios suggest toxic emissions could kill millions of people in the near future