Chemistry

These New Flexible Batteries Can Be Printed Directly on to Textiles

These New Flexible Batteries Can Be Printed Directly on to Textiles

Researchers are working on flexible batteries that can be printed directly on to fabric. Their research was motivated by the problem of how to...

These Flexible Batteries That Run on Salt Water Could Help Treat Cancer

These Flexible Batteries That Run on Salt Water Could Help Treat Cancer

Chinese researchers developed two types of flexible batteries that run on saline or salty water solution instead of lithium-ion electrolytes. This type of battery...

Rosalind Franklin: The Unsung Hero Behind the Discovery of DNA’s Structure

Rosalind Franklin: The Unsung Hero Behind the Discovery of DNA’s Structure

Rosalind Franklin was a British chemist best known for her role in the discovery of the structure of DNA. This amazing woman also pioneered...

Researchers Are Developing an Electronic Nose That Can Sniff out Diseases

Researchers Are Developing an Electronic Nose That Can Sniff out Diseases

Researchers at Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE) at UT Dallas are developing an electronic nose that smells your breath to diagnose disease. The...

Could Whiskey-Powered Cars Make Gasoline Obsolete?

Could Whiskey-Powered Cars Make Gasoline Obsolete?

Whiskey-powered cars eh? Tell me more. Celtic Renewables have developed a method of producing a biofuel from the by-products of whiskey making. Yes, waste products, not...

The Science Behind Brewing Beer

The Science Behind Brewing Beer

Whether you like enjoying a beer on a hot weekend afternoon or hate the taste of the alcoholic drink, there’s a ton of science...

Scientists Just Discovered That Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

Scientists Just Discovered That Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

Scientists have finally understood one of the most complex properties of water. Researchers from the University of Stockholm discovered that water exists as two...

This New ‘Solar Paint’ Turns Anything into a Hydrogen Energy Generator

This New ‘Solar Paint’ Turns Anything into a Hydrogen Energy Generator

Hydrogen can be used to power cars that don’t emit harmful pollutants like their traditional internal combustion counterparts. But the cost of producing hydrogen...

Researcher Creates ‘Artificial Tongue’ That Can Detect Fake Whiskey

Researcher Creates ‘Artificial Tongue’ That Can Detect Fake Whiskey

How much are you willing to bet on your ability to tell the difference between a top shelf whiskey and something your best mate’s Grandad cooked...

Blue Pigment Discovered by Scientists Inspires Crayola’s New Crayon Color

Blue Pigment Discovered by Scientists Inspires Crayola’s New Crayon Color

Crayola, the world’s most beloved set of crayons, is getting a fresh color. The new blue hue has a different history than most others....