1. Chemistry

    Chemists redesign natural antifreeze

    Researchers have synthesized a family of artificial molecules that resemble the compounds that keep Antarctic and Arctic fish from freezing.

  2. Chemistry

    Carbon-70 fullerenes finally link up

    Researchers have coaxed the cage-like molecules of carbon-70 into zigzagging polymers.

  3. Chemistry

    Chemists make molecules with less mess

    Researchers have found a way for a widely used, commercially important chemical reaction to produce less pollution.

  4. Chemistry

    Chemistry of Colors and Curls

    Chemists are using new technology and experiments to discover how hair becomes damaged and how to protect it.

  5. Chemistry

    Researchers take an element off the table

    Researchers have retracted their 1999 claim that they had created the heaviest member of the periodic table so far, element 118.

  6. Chemistry

    Longest carbon-carbon bonds discovered

    Researchers have found a type of carbon-carbon bond that's twice as long as the longest naturally occurring bond linking two carbon atoms.

  7. Chemistry

    Carbon nanotubes show superconductivity

    Researchers have made individual superconductive carbon nanotubes that are just 0.4 nanometer wide.

  8. Chemistry

    Wee dots yield rainbow of molecule markers

    Chemists report a scheme for creating a versatile color-based tagging system out of tiny atomic clusters, called quantum dots, that may enable scientists to track biomolecules with more finesse than ever.

  9. Chemistry

    Universe of Molecules

  10. Chemistry

    Perfecting Porosity

    Researchers are designing novel porous materials that could clean up toxins, store gases, or catalyze difficult chemical reactions.

  11. Chemistry

    Chemists decorate nanotubes for usefulness

    Researchers have developed a new technique for attaching groups of atoms to the sides of carbon nanotubes, creating compounds with extraordinary strength and conductivity.

  12. Chemistry

    Hassium holds its place at the table

    Researchers have performed the first ever chemical studies on the element hassium.