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New £1.5m unit to tackle racial inequalities in science

Added: 24 Mar 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry has established a Race & Ethnicity Unit to break down barriers to eq…

Chemistry breakthrough leads way to more sustainable pharmaceuticals

Added: 22 Nov 2021

Chemistry researchers at the University of Bath have developed a new method using blue light to cre…

Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Added: 26 Oct 2021

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Resear…

Greening the lab: first net zero mass spectrometer launched

Added: 5 Oct 2021

As part of an initiative to permanently remove CO₂ emissions associated with the manufacture and su…

Visitor registration has now opened for CHEMUK 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

Visitor registration has now opened for CHEMUK 2021, the UK chemical industries national expo, bein…

Recycled graphene from tyres can make more environmentally friendly concrete

Added: 8 Apr 2021

This could be where the rubber truly hits the road. Rice University scientists have optimised a pro…

Antiviral coating kills viruses and bacteria for product lifetime

Added: 26 Jan 2021

Can you imagine a world where you wouldn't have to worry about disease transmission from surfaces s…

Developing multi-functional catalysts with light switches

Added: 25 Jan 2021

Researchers were able to observe the atomic-scale features of a catalyst using an environmental tra…

Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission launched

Added: 31 Jul 2020

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of …

Affordable carbon-loving materials for reduced industrial emissions

Added: 28 Jul 2020

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tenne…

The many lifetimes of plastics

Added: 16 Jun 2020

Infographics strive to give us a sense of how long plastic goods will last in the environment but i…

Controlled spherical crystallography for targeted drug delivery

Added: 4 May 2020

Results from a research collaboration between researchers at Drexel’s College of Engineering and th…

Lithium-ion researchers win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three researchers for their work on the developmen…

Hogweed turned into carbon material for electrodes

Added: 29 Aug 2019

Hogweed is being put to use to manufacture electrodes for supercapacitors.

Leeds creates thinnest 2D gold

Added: 8 Aug 2019

University of Leeds scientists have claimed first fabrication of freestanding 2D gold with a sub‐na…

Hydrogen sensor hits automotive targets

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Apr 2019

The first hydrogen sensor to meet safety targets for hydrogen-powered vehicles has been developed.!…

A light touch

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 Sep 2018

Researchers at the European Graphene Flagship have designed a molecule that can reversibly undergo …

Renewable energy branches out

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Dec 2017

A team from the US have found a way to convert one of the World’s most abundant polymer – lignin –i…

New sustainable catalysis moves away from rare earth metals

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Feb 2017

A team of scientists at the University of Huddersfield have developed a new chemical reaction that …

Artificial nose capable of detecting nerve gas created

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jul 2016

An electronic ‘nose’ has been created by scientists in Belgium to detect molecules found in pestici…