These days, “nanomaterials” — extremely tiny materials — are found in many consumer goods. Dr. Adam Wanekaya, associate professor of chemistry, has researched nanomaterials since his days as a doctoral student in the early 2000s.
Sometimes, it’s the smallest step that can prove to be the biggest help during processes in nature. Dr. Matthew Siebert, assistant professor of chemistry, recently published an article investigating two pathways for one plant process in developing rotenone. “Rotenone is an interesting chemical,” said Siebert. “It is used as pesticide, or insect killer, or piscicide, […]
New York Times best-selling science writer and author Sam Kean will visit Missouri State University on March 30 to speak about his book “The Disappearing Spoon and Other True Tales of Madness, Love and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of Elements.” The book follows the tale of each element in the […]