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Explosion rocks silicones plant

Three people are dead and another is missing at AB Specialty Silicones site in Waukegan, Illinois

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Art & Artifacts

Ancient proteins tell tales of our ancestors

With the help of mass spec, archaeologists are turning to proteins, which degrade less quickly than DNA, to learn about the past

Visualizing stereochemistry with electron diffraction

Researchers adapt analytical method to determine absolute stereochemistry of small, organic molecules

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Energy Storage

Boosting the performance of aqueous potassium-ion batteries

Water-based electrolyte offers safety and cost advantages compared with electrolytes in conventional lithium-ion batteries

Fluoride treatment protects solar cells

Additive's knack for forming strong bonds impedes ion diffusion and decomposition in perovskite layer