Unravelling the Mysteries of Carbonic Acid
Researchers have shown how gaseous carbon dioxide molecules are solvated by water to initiate the proton transfer chemistry that produces carbonic acid and bicarbonate.
NIR Spectroscopy Produces a Handy Image of Blood Circulation
Poor blood circulation can be revealed by a novel form of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, say Italian medical researchers.
Combination Imaging Reveals Fuel Cell Damage
A simultaneous view of both chemical distribution and bonding states in fuel cell membranes shows how and where irreversible degradation takes place.
Shining A New Light On The Immune System
Scientists at the University of St Andrews have developed a revolutionary method of identifying cells of the immune system with “molecular fingerprints” which could pave the way for the rapid detection of conditions such as leukaemia and lymphoma from a small blood sample.
Holes in Gold Enhance Molecular Sensing
Electrochemical techniques produce tuneable porous gold films, where the empty spaces enhance light scattering and sensing signals.
Damming hemorrhagic diseases
A potential mechanism to combat diseases caused by haemorrhagic fever viruses has been discovered by researchers.
Cause of Wheat Resistance to Scab Discovered
Synchrotron research could give rise to better yields and varieties.
New Research Into Health Benefits Of Coffee
New research has brought us closer to being able to understand the health benefits of coffee.
Urine Profiles Provide Clues To How Obesity Causes Disease
Scientists have identified chemical markers in urine associated with body mass, providing insights into how obesity causes disease.
Using Raman to Study Graphene
Renishaw inVia system will be used for metrology studies and to set standards for graphene.