Chemistry News

More chemical news from the current issue of Reactive Reports, now online.

Bedwetting Chemistry – A higher concentration of sodium and urea in urine could underlie a type of bedwetting in children that does not respond to the common medication, desmopressin.

Rubber Suits You Sir – Military personnel, chemical workers, and others could benefit from a new synthetic rubber material tailored with liquid crystals.

Biomolecules Out on a Wing – Photonic crystals give butterflies their beautiful colors and synthetic versions are now being developed for a range of technological applications.