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The first known nitroplasts

Imaging and proteome analysis reveal the first nitrogen-fixing organelle, found in marine algae

Redesigned drug could boost lung healing

Researchers tweaked a peptidase inhibitor to promote lung stem cell regeneration

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Energy Storage

Why some researchers think calcium is the future of batteries

Rechargeable versions of these low-cost power sources can be made today, but commercialization remains far down the road

What is ball lightning, a reality or myth?

The mysterious phenomenon has been reported for centuries. Are scientists any closer to figuring it out?

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Miniature polymeric tubes separate enantiomers

Devices could offer an alternative to chromatography and speed screening of chiral compounds

Holey films stand up to solvents and heat

Nanofilms are made by combining techniques from interfacial polymerization and molecular layer deposition