In The News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry World
October 7, 2021

Researchers in the UK have devised a process that uses electricity to remove radioactive contaminants from irradiated nuclear graphite. The process could reduce the volume of waste from nuclear power plants that requires expensive and long-term storage.

Western Michigan University
September 30, 2021

Whether in the lab, in the air or far beyond Earth's orbit, Western faculty members are blazing trails and inspiring change in their fields of study.

Jacky Rosen U.S. Senator for Nevada
September 17, 2021

Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding $828,904 in funding to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Physics World
May 26, 2021

Chemical reactions are complex. Even if only a few molecules are involved, the final configuration will depend on a huge number of parameters – including, in principle, all the possible locations each electron in each atom can occupy as the reaction takes place.

Technology Networks
February 26, 2021

Over many decades now, traditional drug discovery methods have steadily improved at keeping diseases at bay and cancer in remission. And for the most part, it's worked well.

NNSA
February 12, 2021

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) announced a $25 million grant to a University of California, Berkeley-led consortium of 11 universities for research and development (R&D) in nuclear science, engineering, and security. This long-term investment will support the consortium at $5 million per year for five years. The grant, awarded for the third time to a Berkeley-led consortium, followed the announcement of a funding opportunity issued in April 2020.

Raw Story
December 23, 2020

It was a down-in-the-mud presidential campaign, but the dirtiest part comes on Inauguration Day.

Kaiser Health News
December 21, 2020

It was a down-in-the-mud presidential campaign, but the dirtiest part comes on Inauguration Day.

HealthyWomen
December 21, 2020

It was a down-in-the-mud presidential campaign, but the dirtiest part comes on Inauguration Day.

Scientific American
December 21, 2020

It was a down-in-the-mud presidential campaign, but the dirtiest part comes on Inauguration Day.

American Healthcare Journal
December 21, 2020

It was a down-in-the-mud presidential campaign, but the dirtiest part comes on Inauguration Day.

Science Mag
November 25, 2020

Lauren Greenlee, associate professor of chemical engineering at the University of Arkansas, received a $750,000 award from the Department of Energy to investigate the chemical and electronic structure of iron and oxygen atoms.