Chemistry News

Discovering exotic carbon microcrystals in meteorite dust

Scientists have analysed the exotic carbon microcrystals revealed in the Chelyabinsk meteor to help discover processes to identify previous meteorites. An international team of researchers...

Investigating dendrite formation to develop lithium-metal batteries

A research team from Stanford University has investigated dendrite formation to further improve lithium-metal batteries. A novel mathematical model combining physics and chemistry to develop...

Could chemistry improve the efficiency of perovskite solar panels?

A research team from the University of Surrey is utilising chemistry to make perovskite solar panels more efficient. How does ferrocene help in improving the...

Exploiting silicon and silica-based technologies in North America

The Innovation Platform spoke to Bernard Tourillon, Chairman, President and CEO of HPQ Silicon, to find out more about the company’s plans to manufacture...

Developing higher energy-density metal-anode batteries

Scientists from Tohoku University utilise multivalent cation additives to stabilise lithium or sodium deposits in batteries to produce higher energy-density metal-anode batteries. Researchers at Tohoku...

Novel exhaust catalyst concept to eradicate smog

Scientists from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) expect to eliminate smog with a novel exhaust catalyst concept. The best combination of metals...

Perovskite nanocrystals revolutionise photodetector technology

A research team from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has developed optical fibres with perovskite nanocrystals, which has revealed groundbreaking...

Innovation is key to maintain rare earth supply chains

Rare earth supply chain processes highlight an example of a critical material where innovation is key to creating new...

The future of application development in the field of mass spectrometry

Quadrupole mass spectrometry specialists, Hiden Analytical discuss how they have expanded and developed their innovative product range. 2022 marks Hiden Analytical’s 40th year of continuous...

Developing organic nitrogen fertiliser to enhance agriculture production

Researchers from Flinders University are investigating organic nitrogen fertiliser to return nitrogen to soil without the need for chemicals.

Using cutting edge thermoplastic materials in the aerospace sector

The HITCOMP project has analysed the advantages of utilising thermoplastics in the aerospace sector to determine they are more efficient than conventional thermosetting composites. The...

Scientists develop environmentally safe, frost-resistant coatings

Scientists produce environmentally friendly frost-resistant coatings as an alternative to conventional de-icers. Airports throughout winter require huge amounts of de-icing fluids to allow the planes...

Chemistry

The scientific discipline of chemistry broadly focuses on the elements and compounds that compose the world around us.

Chemistry can be split into five main subdisciplines that encompass much of our environment. These are: organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, and biochemistry.

Here you can find all the latest research and discovery in this wide-ranging discipline.