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Nobel Prize

Video: Lithium-ion batteries are (finally) Goodenough

Watch why John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino are ‘very deserving’ of this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry


Cause of mystery vaping lung illnesses remains elusive

Little is known about the contents and toxicology of e-cigarette or THC products or their delivery devices

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Process Chemistry

Turning lignin into bioactive molecules in three green steps

Efficient, waste-free process transforms pine wood into novel benzazepines

Chemists demonstrate a practical, green route to H2O2

Solid-state electrolyte enables an electrochemical synthesis with a small carbon footprint

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Adhesive tape–based method could help screen skin cells for melanoma

A scanning electrochemical microscope can detect a cancer biomarker in skin cells collected with sticky tape, no scalpel needed

Carbon nanotube sensor detects nitrosamines in the air

Device could let scientists sniff out contaminants in real-time instead of waiting for lab analysis