A team of scientists led by a WSU researcher has found a way to tune a major industrial chemical process to create commercially important fuels, lubricants and detergents.
A WSU researcher is part of a $4 million effort to develop a better way to produce taxol, an anti‑cancer chemotherapy drug that was discovered in the bark of Pacific Yew trees.
Zachariah Heiden, assistant professor of chemistry, has 15 years of experience in the utilization of NMR spectroscopy to solve chemical problems.
WSU researchers have reverse engineered the way a pine tree produces a resin, which could lead to environmentally friendly alternatives worth billions of dollars.
One‑fourth of the carbon held by soil is bound to minerals as far as six feet below the surface, a WSU researcher has found.
Kostyukova will conduct research, starting in January, at the Center for Molecular Neurobiology at the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany.
WSU researchers have determined that Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco at least 1,200 years ago, long before the arrival of traders and settlers.
Leading chemistry journal names WSU’s Jean-Sabin McEwen as one of the world’s most influential chemical engineering researchers.
Groundbreaking nanotechnology designed to protect cherries, apples and other fruits is showing positive results.
Efforts to create a ‘green-based’ catalyst that will lower the cost of producing bio-based jet fuels has netted WSU Tri-Cities researchers a $500,000 grant.