Latest chemical discoveries

The latest bumper Xmas issue of Reactive Reports, actually the 61st issue I’ve produced for the site is now online. In this issue we cover:

photovoltaic power station 
Molecular Light Switch
– According to Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann, “Nanotechnology is the result of the marriage of the synthetic talent of Chemists with a device-driven ingenuity.”

 Blood, Light, and Water – Two molecules that occur naturally in blood have been engineered by scientists from the UK and Japan to use sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen.

stent and fastener Plastic Shape Shifter – Temperature-controlled “triple-shaped plastics” that can change shape from one form to another, then another, have been developed by researchers in Germany and the US.

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