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Tuesday, October 26, 2021



Interview: Battery pioneer Akira Yoshino on Tesla, Apple and the electric future

August 26, 2021 12:49 pm

If autonomous electric vehicles can become practical, that will cause a huge change in the way people use vehicles, he says.

Have you seen the crystal structure of bleach?

August 19, 2021 9:11 pm

When asked if decoding the structure can help build a better bleach, Frišcic told C&EN magazine: “Probably not...It’s not a breakthrough, but it’s really cute.”

Decoding the triggers of volcanic eruptions

September 24, 2021 4:39 pm

A lot depends not only on the speed at which magma accumulates in the volcanic reservoir but also on the conditions in which it does.

Makers of lithium-ion battery win Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Here's all you need to know

October 09, 2019 6:59 pm

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Stanley Whittingham, John Goodenough and Akira Yoshino for the development of the lithium-ion battery. But what is a lithium-ion battery and where all is it used?

2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for development of lithium-ion batteries

October 09, 2019 6:22 pm

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

After 150 years, is it time to turn the iconic periodic table of elements upside down?

August 29, 2019 1:31 pm

The iconic periodic table of elements, devised by Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev, is a two-dimensional array of the chemical elements, ordered by atomic number and arranged 18 across by orbitals.

US, British scientists win Nobel Prize in chemistry

October 03, 2018 6:59 pm

On Tuesday, researchers from the United States, Canada and France were awarded the physics prize for advances in laser technologies. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced Friday. No literature prize will be awarded this year.

Indian-American, Purnendu Dasgupta, wins prestigious chemistry award

February 21, 2015 4:36 pm

Purnendu Dasgupta is a Jenkins Garrett professor of chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington.

Strong chemistry

October 17, 2014 1:00 am

There have been many actors in the past who are remembered for their chemistry with their co-stars which is translated on the silver screen

Chemistry Meter: Ranveer-Deepika on top,will Aamir-Katrina do the same with 'Dhoom 3'

November 08, 2013 1:29 am

They say chemistry is between characters and not actors.


To honour the filling up of the periodic table's 7th row, look at here is how the Internet's found uses for the table beyond chemistry

January 04, 2016 4:07 pm

The periodic table's 7th row has finally been filled after the addition 4 more elements. As glorious as that is, there are uses to the table much beyond chemistry — as the Internet shows.