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Big name coffee chains drawn into acrylamide fight

23 September 2014  News and Analysis

Starbucks and other coffee chains are being sued in California by a non-profit that wants carcinogen labels slapped on their drinks


US drops restrictions on more GM seeds

22 September 2014 Business

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Dow's herbicide-resistant corn and soybeans spark renewed criticism from environmental campaigners

Molecular knot shaped like a Star of David

22 September 2014 Research

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Entwined molecular knot made from two catenanes crosses at six points

Scotland's 'no' vote pleases much of the science community

22 September 2014 News and Analysis

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Calls made for a 'period of mature reflection' as promises of greater autonomy for Scotland may still lead to funding changes

Molten metal batteries set to store grid power  

Tests show that cheap, scalable battery should still have 85% of its storage capacity a de...

Quintuple bond activates small stable molecules  

Exotic complexes suggest route to synthetic feedstock

Dragonfly crystals on a silicon wafer  

Electron microscope captures dragonfly-shaped film growth on silicon surface

US pushes for global phase-out of HFCs  

Executive actions and industry commitments aim to speed up adoption of alternatives to hyd...

Painkiller found in plants may not be natural after all  

Cow pats from cattle fed tramadol could explain how the drug came to be in an African herb

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