Valeria Molinero

Organic crystals’ ice-forming superpowers

Research shows how organic crystals in aerosols can help turn water to ice.


Feathery ice crystals on a blue surface

Polymers to the rescue! Saving cells from damaging ice

New research by University of Utah chemists provides the foundation to design efficient polymers that can prevent the growth of ice that damages cells.


How insects and bacteria control ice

New U research shows that organisms use special proteins to form or inhibit ice crystals.