With a prestigious prize from the National Science Foundation, MagLab chemist Yan-Yan Hu hopes to boost the performance of materials by engineering them with the best possible flaws.
Watch environmental chemist Susan Richardson explain her research into hydraulic fracturing and drinking water.
Researchers have discovered a new method to create encapsulated carbon nanomaterials that contain fluorine. Known as fullerenes, these nanocages are promising candidates for clean energy applications.
If engineers build stronger magnets, scientists promise they will come … and that discoveries will follow.
Water samples collected from the heart of Africa contain clues about carbon cycling worldwide.
A technique called dynamic nuclear polarization is hitting its stride, using electrons to shine a light on complex molecules.
Is there enough zinc in my toothpaste? Polarizing Agent comes to the rescue.
Finding could make pricey, massive scanners a thing of the past.
This high-field EPR study of the H-Mn2+ content in the bacterium Deinococcus Radiodurans provides the strongest known biological indicator of cellular ionizing radiation resistance between and within the three domains of the tree of life, with potential applications including optimization of radiotherapy.
Members of a sprawling science team piece together the puzzle of biochar, a promising tool in the fight against global warming.