Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.
IBM scientists have imaged the chemical structure of an individual molecule, which may lead to the construction of electronic building blocks on an atomic scale.
Big Blue scientists are aiming for breakthroughs to help computers sift through the exabytes of data that have become a fact of life.
Molecule-R makes molecular gastronomy kits for everyday people. Their newest gadget makes scents where no scents have gone before.
At less than one micrometer in size, the microscopic nanomotor could revolutionise controlled medical drug delivery.
IBM Research isolates how electrons rearrange themselves in a molecular bond, an insight that could advance molecular-scale transistors and inexpensive solar cells.
The Cassini spacecraft detects propylene, a chemical used to make everything from plastic bags to lab equipment, on Saturn's moon Titan.
Chemists at Tufts are on their way to creating an entirely new class of devices to be used in medicine and engineering thanks to their development of the world's first single-molecule electric motor.
People with hemophilia or on blood thinners could soon skip a trip to the doc's and instead put a drop of blood on a microfluidic sticker on their smartphone screen to test how their blood is coagulating.