Fancy a lab coat that acts as a chemical shield? US researchers say it could be possible thanks to a new coating that repels more liquids than any other similar material
Buy a bag of crisps that’s full of air, and you feel slightly cheated. But if you’re buying or making an aerogel, the air content should be as high as possible
Technical breakthroughs in chemical development, process operations and modelling are necessary to meet the challenges encountered within the chemical and pharmaceutical industries today.
Tracing the development of ‘humanity’s desire to know and understand the world around us through the various stages up to the present’ is the ambitious aim of this slim volume
An unusual oxidation reaction shortens the isoprene substituent of lapachol (1) to an isobutenyl group in norlapachol (3) by reaction with hydrogen peroxide and sodium carbonate
The exhibition, Romantic Chemistry, at London’s Royal Society, uses the Society’s archives to tell the stories of the early scientists Humphry Davy, Smithson Tennant, William Hyde Wollaston and many others
As this issue of C&I goes to press, the ‘great and the good’ are getting ready to leave Davos in Switzerland after the 2013 World Economic Forum (WEF), which had as its theme Resilient dynamism
SCI America has announced that the SCI Chemical Industry Medal will be presented to Andrew Liveris, chairman and ceo of Dow Chemical. He will receive the medal at a dinner in his honour on 12 March