Center for Chemical Evolution tracking ancestors of RNA and DNA
If you have an interest in anything in the world, then you have an interest in chemistry because everything you hear, see, taste, smell and touch involves chemistry and chemicals. Our ability to understand the chemical make-up of things and chemical reactions has led to everything from modern food and drugs to plastics and computers.
Engineering team is working on an alternative fuel concept known as the methanol economy
Concentrated solar energy converts CO2 and H2O into solar-powered fuel
Researchers working on technology that may turn your next smartphone into a bomb-sniffing, disease-diagnosing "electronic nose"
"Center for Enabling New Technologies through Catalysis" lives up to its name - new catalysts yield much more from carbon sources
Paula Hammond is in pursuit of the invisible
Study analyzes samples from an experiment Stanley Miller performed in 1958
Join us as we discuss the challenges and promise of synthetic biology.
This video gives us a rundown of the potentials that the methanol economy bolsters, and shows us why this concept offers such a promising future
A group of nanoparticles called "GUMBOS" is as varied as their culinary namesake implies, with a wide range of potential applications from cancer therapy to sensors.
Peter Agre is a 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. He is also the Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and a professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Lihini Aluwihare studies the chemistry of organic matter in the oceans
Imagine creating something completely new -- something improbable and provocative that has never existed on Earth before.
Solar army commander leads research group on quest for affordable solar fuels
The floating golden sphere, bristling with corkscrew strands of RNA, drifts majestically toward the jostling lipid bilayer that surrounds a cell
Center for Chemistry at the Space-Time Limit develops new tool that could revolutionize chemistry
Scientists explain how love truly is a chemical reaction
Esther S. Takeuchi discusses her work on a battery that powers implantable cardiac defibrillators
The science of snow--how it's formed and how it reacts has been studied by scientists for centuries
A mathematician explains how the unique surface of ice makes the slide and glide of winter sports possible