Jessica Gorman's Articles
- FeatureMicroorganisms can be coaxed into producing high-tech components and can themselves serve as valuable ingredients in new classes of materials.
- NewsA decrease in acid rain seems to be responsible for newly reported reduced deterioration rates of St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
- NewsThe vertebrate spine has provided inspiration for making new structures that heal when heated.
- NewsAn electron microscope has captured images of tiny lithium ions for the first time.
- NewsA new synthetic material is so strong and tough that it might one day be used to construct artificial bones or even auto parts.
- NewsA leading Russian environmentalist, Aleksandr Nikitin, says Russia's problems with nuclear-waste management should concern people beyond that country's borders.
- NewsA new online server offers a place for communicating chemistry research to other scientists quickly and without peer review.
- NewsA new fuel additive, polyisobutylene, decreases automobile emissions by 70 percent while increasing power and mileage.
- NewsNew fibers made from carbon nanotubes and a polymer appear tougher than any other known synthetic or natural material.
- NewsA new porous material of metal and organic molecular parts may prove useful for storing hydrogen fuel.