Xenon – the miracle molecule

Noble gases are the chemical equivalent of a teenage kid quietly sitting in its room and not saying much in the school cafeteria, while its friends go party like there's no tomorrow, and then grows up to be the most promising Student Government President and an amazing scientist. When we get tired of big bangs on atomic scale and fireworks on molecular level, it's time to look up the "quiet guy" and see what knowledge for the micro- and macro-universe he can give us. Go, Xenon!

Smartphones to boost cancer diagnostics

Smartphones are becoming smarter by the day! Nowadays, we can use smartphone technology for so much more than just staying in touch – social activities, navigation, planning, computing, programming, analysis of data, and now – data collection too! In March (2015) a group of scientists from Boston published a paper