C&EN talks with David Smith, supramolecular chemist and LGBTQ+ advocate

Supramolecular chemist supports LGBTQ+ scientists by talking about his personal journey


Plutonium plant removal halted after radiation releases

Corrective measures include better control measures, communication with workers

Conjugate sneaks antibiotic into Gram-negative bacteria

Molecular Trojan horse tricks microbes into unleashing weapon of their own destruction

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Metal-Organic Frameworks

Ultrasound triggers porous nanoparticles to attack tumors in mice

Metal-organic framework forms particle-embedded porphyrin-zinc complexes that generate reactive oxygen species

Slippery microgrooves help harvest fog

Tuning surface shape and chemistry lets hydrophilic materials shed clingy water droplets