A new study overturns a 130-year-old assumption about the chemistry of seawater. The main finding? It's not stay the same across the whole ocean.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: chemistry oceans ecosystems earth-and-environment salt ions
Scientists can manipulate curium, one of the heaviest known elements, to a greater degree than previously thought.
July 17, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: chemistry science-and-technology crystals pressure
STEM students from underrepresented groups consistently get lower grades in intro chemistry courses, research finds. That gap has major consequences.
June 11, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: education chemistry stem society-and-culture college-students race-and-ethnicity
"Artificial Chemist is a truly autonomous system that can intelligently navigate through the chemical universe."
June 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: machine-learning chemistry artificial-intelligence quantum-dots nanotechnology material-science science-and-technology
"The optical tweezers allow us to ... directly probe the dynamic evolution of all these critical properties of atmospheric particles and how they feedback on each other as each particle continues to evolve."
Feb. 27, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: chemistry pollution air-quality science-and-technology earth-and-environment
How water vapor can transform directly into solid ice may one day lead to the design of materials that make ice removal more simple and less costly.
Jan. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: chemistry water molecules ice science-and-technology
Understanding why platinum is the best catalyst for splitting water could lead to cheaper ways to make hydrogen fuel.
Jan. 2, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: chemistry water hydrogen metals science-and-technology earth-and-environment renewable-fuels catalysts platinum
For the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table of elements, chemists pick their favorite elements and explain what makes them special.
Dec. 12, 2019 • ~9 min
Tags: chemistry periodic-table featured science-and-technology elements
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