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diamond nanothreads
2014-09-24 04:54:11

Currently, heading off into space requires a shuttle, rocket or some sort of high velocity vehicle with enough power to push through Earth's atmosphere. What if you could take a "space elevator" instead?

quantum mechanics
2014-09-18 02:30:59

UC Irvine chemists have scored a scientific first: capturing moving images of a single molecule as it vibrates, or “breathes,” and shifts from one quantum state to another.

Future Face Of Molecular Electronics
2014-09-18 03:49:28

Thin layer of picene molecules attached to a silver surface maintain their structure and function, demonstrating potential for electronic applications

Two Exotic Forms Of Carbon Crafted Into A Molecule For Steering Electron Flow
2014-09-11 03:17:58

Scientists have married two unconventional forms of carbon – one shaped like a soccer ball, the other a tiny diamond – to make a molecule that conducts electricity in only one direction.

New Light Shed On Fundamental Ultrafast Dynamics
2014-07-21 03:35:43

Ultrafast X-ray laser research led by Kansas State University has provided scientists with a snapshot of a fundamental molecular phenomenon.

2014-04-07 16:12:11

A combined computational and experimental study of self-assembled silver-based structures known as superlattices has revealed an unusual and unexpected behavior: arrays of gear-like molecular-scale machines that rotate in unison when pressure is applied to them.

Chemiscope To Help Chemistry In Action
2014-03-18 05:09:00

Researchers have reportedly developed a new tool that could make it possible to observe the making and breaking of chemical bonds and how molecules behave during a chemical reaction.

New Boron Nanomaterial Could Be A Very Real Possibility
2014-01-28 10:55:00

Graphene, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, may soon have a new nanomaterial partner, “borophene.”

Researchers Create First Soluble 2D Supramolecular Organic Frameworks
2013-12-16 14:20:48

Supramolecular chemistry, aka chemistry beyond the molecule, in which molecules and molecular complexes are held together by non-covalent bonds, is just beginning to come into its own with the emergence of nanotechnology.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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