Category Archives: science

Shell buys stake in solar developer Silicon Ranch

Firm is among European oil and gas firms turning to renewables to diversify earnings sources

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Water’s hypercooling point may be in reach

A new calculation suggests the unique freezing point might be achieved in the lab

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Start-ups invited to a cleantech show-off

10 successful applicants will get a chance to pitch their technologies to large firms

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Investment flows at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Mergers and acquisitions are announced as venture capitalists invest in young companies

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Activating circadian clock kills cancer cells

Compound that targets the clock reduces brain cancer growth without side effects in mice

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Rewritable paper goes technicolor

Metal-ligand complexes display a range of long-lasting colors that can be erased on demand, allowing paper to be reused

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National Academies plan for next decade of atmospheric chemistry observation

Report makes confident recommendations in the face of budget uncertainty

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U.K. firm touts bacon breakthrough

Recipe uses fruit, spice extracts in place of cancer-linked nitrites

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Carfilzomib linked to higher rates of cardiovascular problems

Analysis of clinical trial data shows that patients taking cancer drug are twice as likely to experience adverse cardiac issues

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Sulfones expand the reach of radical cross-couplings

New reagents offer streamlined synthesis of valuable fluorinated products

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