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Bubble wrap could send lab costs packing

23 July 2014 Research

Potential bubbles up across wide range of uses as storage and test vessels, especially for poor countries

Polymer changes colour in the heat of the moment

22 July 2014 Research

Stabilising thermochromic polymers with peptides significantly increases their responsiveness

Aaron Wheeler: Algae-on-a-chip

22 July 2014 Research

Aaron Wheeler talks to Harriet Brewerton about bringing the energy and microfluidics communities together

Coffee cup confusion

20 July 2014 Research

Scientists call for better labelling after research highlights inconsistencies in the chemical composition of a cup of coffee

Soft matter goes digital

18 July 2014 Research

Colloids find a new use as information storage devices

Molecular computer calculates Ebola diagnosis

18 July 2014 Research

A prototype device displays a fluorescent ‘E’ in the presence of DNA found in Ebola virus

Linguistic statistics enable synthetic prophetics

17 July 2014 Research

A metric more commonly used by search engines to analyse language can now power organic chemistry retrosyntheses

Close encounters of the fatty acid kind

16 July 2014 Research

Technique for identifying microbes analyses samples from deep-sea missions to ready it for testing samples beyond Earth

‘Greener’ blue fireworks safer and less toxic

16 July 2014 Research

Environmentally friendly pyrotechnic cuts out the perchlorates by replacing them with copper iodide

Molecular clocks may probe fundamental laws

15 July 2014 Research

Clocks based on the simplest molecule could weigh in on proton's mass

First experimental evidence of a boron fullerene

14 July 2014 Research

Distorted 40-boron atom fullerene detected mixed with quasiplanar isomer

Plant material aligns to make tough aerogels

11 July 2014 Research

Nanocellulose fibres help aerogels overcome their brittle nature

Crystal-to-crystal transformation

11 July 2014 Research

Scientists take structural snapshots of azobenzene cocrystals as they bend in the light

Models contend iodine double bonds

11 July 2014 Research

Theoretical studies replace double bonds with dative in hypervalent iodine compounds

Emily Weiss: Tuneable illumination

10 July 2014 Research

Emily Weiss tells Guy Jones how quantum dots are the perfect combination of molecular chromophores and bulk semiconductors

Nanosilver fears come out in the wash

9 July 2014 Research

Swiss team finds fabrics treated with non-nano silver actually release more nanoparticles than nanosilver fabrics

Alloy primed for phase change from CD to TV

9 July 2014 Research

Uniting optical and electronic properties could bring compact disc material into smart contact lenses

Diamonds are an explosive’s best friend

9 July 2014 Research

Energetic materials stabilised with detonation nanodiamonds

Buckyball boron

7 July 2014 Research

Cage structure would be stabilised by hexagons

Molecular sieve membranes look to greener separations

4 July 2014 Research

Coating micron-scale fibres’ inner surfaces with a MOF membrane could slash propylene production energy consumption

3D printing cuts fuel cell component costs

4 July 2014 Research

Hardware hackers encouraged to exploit new manufacturing approach in open source schemes

Mini Monet made with plasmonic paint

3 July 2014 Research

Aluminium nanoparticles used to reproduce iconic Impression, sunrise painting

Organ–organ interactions could compound nanoparticle damage

3 July 2014 Research

Dual-organ simulation uncovers possible toxicity mechanisms that result in liver injury

Molecular brass

2 July 2014 Research

Ancient alloy goes nano

Miller’s forgotten experiments point to primitive protein genesis

2 July 2014 Research

50-year-old test tubes hold clues to formation of peptide bonds – and life – on early Earth