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.