chemistry

Science’s Seismic Shift Towards Asia

The world’s scientific center of gravity is shifting towards Asia—where, given current projections, it will probably long remain.

IPI’s Top 10 Tech Offers Of 2020

In crisis there is opportunity, particularly for innovators. Check out 10 interesting Tech Offers found on IPI’s Innovation Marketplace in 2020.

Crafting A Cancer Killer

Given cancer’s many faces, scientists from Japan are tapping onto novel techniques to synthesize new drugs against the disease.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Vivian Yam

By harnessing the unique properties of photoactive materials, Professor Vivian Yam hopes to develop processes that would utilize energy in a cheaper and more efficient manner.

Squeezing Synthetic Oil From A Stone

Scientists in Japan have used a boron-based reaction to create synthetic oil at room temperature, paving the way for greener oil production.

Smart Polymer Lights Up Under Stress

Scientists in Japan have developed a luminescent polymer that can quickly and sensitively detect stress.

Breaking Methane’s Bonds With Ease

Chinese researchers have developed a catalyst consisting of single chromium atoms supported on titanium dioxide nanoparticles for methane oxidation.

IPI’s Top 10 TechOffers Of 2019

Take a look back at some of this year's most interesting innovations found on IPI's Online Marketplace.

Ultrathin Membrane Sifts Oil From Water

Researchers in Japan have coated a polymer with silica to devise a membrane that effectively separates oil from water.