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Nanoparticles of specific shapes and sizes can be made using metal-organic frameworks to provide excellent catalysts for the chemical and drugs industry
Researchers examine which components influence the performance and stability of these promising materials.
Scientists develop a microwave-based technique to determine the size distribution of water droplets in an emulsion
The assumption that low temperatures produce better images during x-ray crystallography does not hold true for synthetic metal-organic frameworks, researchers say
A new method of measuring the degree of coking in acid zeolite catalysts can help increase its efficiency in fuel production
The optical properties of quantum dots can be extended to new wavelengths through the addition of deposited surface alloys
have developed a fluorescence imaging-based method for characterizing the
chemical diversity within a metal–organic framework
find links between a rare connective tissue disorder and mutations in a
wound-healing gene called AEBP1.
energy efficient method for collecting vapour in arid environments could bring
relief to regions in drought.
Biosensors could soon be
attached to wearable items, such as contact lenses and smart watches, to measure
sugar levels in sweat, tears and saliva.
Studies identify photovoltaic technologies with high
efficiency, low cost and long stability.
Gene sequencing brings the origin of a fatal
neurological genetic disease to light.
crystals could offer those living in deserts a cost effective and efficient way
to extract water from the air.
assessment of MERS infection in camels could inform vaccination strategies.
Glass fibre reinforcement helps bring together two household plastics to form a tough new composite material.
Switching the ions in perovskites can significantly
influence their performance in solar cells.
Molecular autopsy reveals gene variants not previously associated
with pregnancy loss and diseases.
material expressing the virus’ spikes
induces the production of broadly neutralizing antibodies in mice.
molecular springs recover from stretching and warping with a speed and force
that rivals naturally evolved proteins.
A type II diabetes drug alters molecular pathways, explaining
why it also protects against cardiovascular disease.
Saudi Human Genome Project discovers mutations linked to autism in Saudi families.
perovskite solar cells near commercial readiness, researchers are increasing
efforts to assess their stability.
genetic mutation undermines brain development and function by blocking brain
Saudi scientists identify a new gene implicated in the complex musculo-skeletal and eye condition known as Larsen syndrome.
hydrocarbons into hydrogen and carbon offers a way to exploit the energy available
from crude oil without releasing carbon dioxide.
Producing metal-organic frameworks as glasses offers new possibilities for exploiting their impressive gas storage, separation and catalytic properties.
Loading a component of chilli peppers on to a scaffold for bone repair could help prevent the recurrence of bone cancer.
Researchers are trying to understand how vaccine-driven chemical
modifications of liver DNA help mice recover from malaria.
synthetic molecule with a loop and tail forms a reversibly switching molecular
lasso with potential uses in nanoscale applications.
Improved LEDs could lead to more efficient solar
porous material can hold and slowly release chemicals; a property that can reduce
the detrimental effects of pesticides.