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June 29, 2015

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June 29, 2015 — Making carbon-carbon bonds continues to be an important strategy to synthesize useful pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and organic materials. Chemists have now expanded the scope of a Nobel ... read more

New Method for Rapid Authentication of Edible Oils and Screening of Gutter Oils

June 29, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new method for rapid authentication of edible oils and screening of gutter ... read more

June 23, 2015 — The development of new methods for the chemical synthesis of proteins is highly significant to access a range of proteins inaccessible by conventional approaches. Chemists have succeeded in the first ... read more

Nanoparticle 'Wrapper' Delivers Chemical That Stops Fatty Buildup in Rodent Arteries

June 23, 2015 — In what may be a major leap forward in the quest for new treatments of the most common form of cardiovascular disease, scientists report they have found a way to halt and reverse the progression of ... read more

June 23, 2015 — Engineers have demonstrated a bacterial method for the low-cost, environmentally friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot nanocrystals at room ... read more

June 23, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new approach for forming 3-D shapes from flat, 2-D sheets of graphene, paving the way for future integrated systems of graphene-MEMS hybrid devices and flexible ... read more

June 22, 2015 — Researchers are focusing on printed electronics: using inkjet technology to print electronic nanomaterials onto flexible substrates. When compared to traditional methods used in microelectronics ... read more

June 22, 2015 — It may be significantly easier to design electronic components in future. Scientists have discovered that the electrical resistance of a compound of niobium and phosphorus increases enormously when ... read more

June 22, 2015 — A new technique which enables researchers to visualize the activity of individual ions inside battery-like devices called supercapacitors, could enable greater control over their properties and ... read more

June 22, 2015 — Using X-rays, scientists measured the ultrafast response of DNA nucleobases to UV light. They found that the UV excited state in the nucleobase thymine decays rapidly, harmlessly dissipating the ... read more

June 19, 2015 — Scientists for the first time tracked ultrafast structural changes, captured in quadrillionths-of-a-second steps, as ring-shaped gas molecules burst open and unraveled. Ring-shaped molecules are ... read more

June 19, 2015 — A quantum mechanical transport phenomenon demonstrated for the first time in synthetic, atomically-thin layered material at room temperature could lead to novel nanoelectronic circuits and ... read more

Chemistry: Simplistic Beauty of a Free Radical

June 19, 2015 — Scientists experimented with nitric oxide, a highly stable molecule of supreme importance in science. NO is highly reactive and a free radical, meaning a single, unpaired electron is present in its ... read more

June 19, 2015 — The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is scheduled to launch its Eu:CROPIS research satellite into orbit in early 2017. Its purpose is to test a biological life-support system for future human space ... read more

June 19, 2015 — Scientists have developed an ultra-thin, super-strong membrane to filter liquids and gases, with the potential to cut energy consumption in ... read more

June 18, 2015 — Researchers have now pioneered a process that could enable the efficient recycling of two rare-earth metals, neodymium and dysprosium. These elements comprise the small, powerful magnets that are ... read more

June 18, 2015 — Researchers have found an easy way to produce carbon nanoparticles that are small enough to evade the body's immune system, reflect light in the near-infrared range for easy detection, and carry ... read more

Five New Calcium Carbides: Unique Reducers and New Hydrocarbon Synthesis Methods

June 18, 2015 — Scientists have used computer simulation to predict the existence of five completely new compounds of carbon and calcium with varied chemical and physical properties, obtaining two of them by ... read more

June 17, 2015 — Scientists have used a new scanning electron microscopy technique to resolve the unique atomic structure at the surface of a material. This new technique holds promise for the study of catalysis, ... read more

June 17, 2015 — A commonly used  plasticizer known as DINCH, which is found in products that come into close contact with humans, such as medical devices, children's toys and food packaging, might not be as ... read more

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