Nature Chemistry

Water molecules at the surface of salt water are organized differently

Water molecule discovery contradicts textbook models.

CityU’s cutting-edge photo-oxidation therapy for cancer

Near-infrared light targets biomolecules in cancer treatment.

Scientists use quantum devices to slow chemical reactions by a factor of 100 billion

What happens in nature in femtoseconds observed in milliseconds?

Making molecules dance to our tune

A new era in understanding the reactions of protein molecules fundamental for life.

Nanoparticles can be used to create fire-ice structures

Engineers could use the structure to manipulate light in new ways.

Scientists uncover a key chemical structure in pigment molecule

Newly revealed properties of melanin ‘ingredient’ could advance bioelectronics.

Recycling previously unrecyclable plastic

A way to recycle PVC that does not require heat.

Scientists captured the rapid motions of solvent molecules in light-driven electron transfer

Role of solvent molecules in light-driven electron transfer revealed.

New bioactive chemicals could be used as anti-cancer drugs

Products found in nature – such as plants, bacteria, and marine organisms - have more three-dimensional shapes than synthetic molecules and higher oxygen and...

A next-generation plastic that can be recycled again and again

Plastic pollution has increased in the past few decades. No doubt, plastic has several valuable uses- we have become addicted to single-use or disposable...

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