The microbes living in the soils around plant roots can help plants deal with a variety of stresses.
There have been some rather wacky looking suggestions for arranging the chemical elements.
Whether forged by geological processes or laboratory techniques, diamonds are diamonds. Their unique properties mean they have applications that are not bling-related as well.
The use of the popular mobile application for multimedia sharing in a large laboratory class was shown to enhance the students' learning experiences.
A PhD student in chemistry addresses some of the most common misconceptions about chemistry.
Chemists sure know how to party. And here is the proof. On October 23rd they celebrate their hallowed unit: the mole. Find out what that's all about.
Artificial intelligence research owes a lot to biology and chemistry.
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to work on how to use the principles of evolution to create new medical treatments and renewable fuels.
In the EU, 31% of plastic products go to landfill: but a process called "cold plasma pyrolysis" could turn them into clean fuels.
The inventor of the brain-teasing Möbius strip died 150 years ago, but his creation continues to spawn new ideas in mathematics.
We know how to stop solid minerals converting to a liquid state mid voyage – so why does it still happen?
A weather expert explains where petrichor – that pleasant, earthy scent that accompanies a storm's first raindrops – comes from.
Research is yielding strategies for making plastics greener and more sustainable. But without support as they scale up, new versions will struggle to compete with well-established synthetic plastics.
For many learners science, and especially chemistry, remains a textbook phenomenon.
What is it that makes us feel drunk when we drink? And why do we keep drinking if it can make us feel so terrible?
Put simply, it's the outcome of a chemical reaction, which humans learned how to make some 400,000 years ago.
Even a small cloud can weigh as much as four tonnes – but gravity, chemistry and temperature keep them floating in the sky.
It is possible to split water into oxygen and hydrogen gas in zero gravity using sunlight, shows new study.
US firm HeatGenie is hoping to revive a technology that has surprising origins in World War II and beyond.
The world's biggest diamond company is to sell synthetic gemstones for the first time.