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October 1, 2016

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October 1, 2016

Sep. 27, 2016 — An international team using the green alga Chlamydomonas as a model has found a switch that triggers the suppression mechanism to prevent runaway photosynthesis. The switch is a blue light ... read more

Sep. 21, 2016 — Researchers have put metal-oxides and organic magnets together, suggesting that their work has applications for ... read more

Inexpensive Semiconducting Organic Polymers Can Harvest Sunlight to Split Carbon Dioxide Into Alcohol Fuels

Sep. 20, 2016 — Chemists have been the first to demonstrate that an organic semiconductor polymer called polyaniline is a promising photocathode material for the conversion of carbon dioxide into alcohol fuels ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — A new, inexpensive method for detecting salt concentrations in sweat or other bodily fluids has been developed by biomaterials scientists. The fluorescent sensor, derived from citric acid molecules, ... read more

Direct Observation of Graphene Decoupling on Cu(111)

Sep. 19, 2016 — A recent quantum mechanical study of graphene has elucidated the intercalation mechanism and pathways for graphene decoupling from the copper ... read more

Using Nature's Own Solvents for the Preparation of Pure Lignin

Sep. 15, 2016 — Lignin can now be efficiently and cost-effectively separated from sawdust, by using eutectic solvents. A research group has developed solvents using which 50% of the lignin from wood can be extracted ... read more

Sep. 13, 2016 — Scientists have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cells. They demonstrate how they synthesized nanometer-sized cage molecules that can be used to transport ... read more

Sep. 13, 2016 — Scientists have improved the ability of asphalt-derived porous carbon to capture carbon dioxide from natural ... read more

Lighting the Way to Miniature Devices

Sep. 13, 2016 — Electromagnetic waves created on a layer of organic molecules could provide the perfect on-chip light source for future quantum communication ... read more

Sep. 13, 2016 — Water can serve a previously undiscovered role to help micelles coalesce to spontaneously form long fibers, new research shows. This study could help scientists to understand how light-harvesting ... read more

On-Surface Chemistry Leads to Novel Products

Sep. 13, 2016 — On-surface chemical reactions can lead to novel chemical compounds not yet synthesized by solution chemistry. The first-step, second-step, and third-step products can be analyzed in detail using a ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — Fuel cells have long held promise as power sources, but low efficiency has created obstacles to realizing that promise. Researchers have identified the active form of an iron-containing catalyst for ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — Synthetic chemists discover a one-step solution to make nitrogen-laden molecular precursors for the preparation of drugs, agrochemicals and other bioactive ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — An international study will help underpin the development of next-generation medical treatments and industrial applications such as removing pesticides from ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — Thiophene-fused polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are known to be useful as organic semiconductors due to their high charge transport properties. Scientists have developed a short route to form ... read more

Sep. 9, 2016 — Researchers have have managed to synthesize and characterize two previously unknown, record-large silver nanoclusters of 136 and 374 silver ... read more

Sep. 8, 2016 — To understand how molecules undergo light-driven chemical transformations, scientists need to be able to follow the atoms and electrons within the energized molecule as it gains and loses energy. In ... read more

Humans May Be Uniquely Identified by the Proteins in Their Hair

Sep. 7, 2016 — Unique protein markers in hair could be used alongside DNA profiling for human identification, according to a new ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — Industrial interest is expected in a vehicular fuel cell membrane able to excrete protons at the most effective temperature ranges, allowing electrons to form an unimpeded electric ... read more

Sugar Transforms a Traditional Chinese Medicine Into a Cruise Missile

Sep. 7, 2016 — Chemical biologists report that tests of triptolide in human cells and mice are vastly improved by the chemical attachment of glucose to the triptolide ... read more

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