Chemistry and Physics
Bringing light to NMR spectroscopy
In situ illumination of liquid-state samples makes it possible for a wide range of light-dependent chemical and biological phenomena to be studied by one of the most powerful analytical techniques - nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.
Energy and Environment
Quantifying recycled content in plastics and packaging – ReCon2
The use and disposal of synthetic polymers in packaging and other applications has become a critical environmental issue, and one that we must control as a society.
Super MAN stem cells - Ethical stem cells
The procurement of stem cells, which are used in ever-more effective treatments for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, is a source of moral concern for many opposed to the practice. However, a new ethical solution may mitigate this flashpoint moral quandary.