C&EN – Despite strong governmental support, the renewable energy source faces technological challenges before it can take hold.
Nature – Virus-sized particles that fluoresce in every colour could revolutionize applications from television displays to cancer treatment.
New York Times – A chemist’s journey to develop a new class of light-emitting molecules opens up a world of applications.
Science – Singapore announces its research budget for the next five years.
Nature – Researchers hope to show that using the gas as a raw material could make an impact on climate change.
C&EN – To mark last month’s independence day celebrations, C&EN looks back at the country’s struggles.
Nature – Slow, solid-state reactions used by lichens and Renaissance pigment-makers could help to make chemistry greener.
Discover – Carbon dioxide, the bane of climate change, can serve a positive role to boost geothermal energy output.
Nature – Chemists hope to break China’s monopoly on rare-earth elements by finding cheap, efficient ways to extract them from ore.
Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has passed away. Thank you Mr Lee and may you rest in peace.