Seen one solid, you’ve seen them all, right? Of course not. In fact, researchers recently developed a whole new type of solid that might be the key to future technologies, from clean energy to more powerful smartphones and computers.
Researchers, with a little help from fireflies, are developing new tools for studying cancer by applying their knowledge of electronegativity and bonding.
What do we do about the microscopic particle of all-things-bad coronavirus? Well, to quote Matt Damon in The Martian: We’re going to have to science the *bleep* out of this. And it’s never been more important to remember how science works.
There are more than 100,000 people in the United States in need of a healthy organ, whether liver, kidney, heart, or something else. Wouldn’t it be great if instead of having to wait for a donor, we could just print healthy organs, on-demand, for anyone who needs them? It sounds bonkers, but thanks to some cool chemistry, it just might one day be a reality.