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2010-08-05 09:24:34

An international team of scientists has used ultrashort flashes of laser light to directly observe the movement of an atom’s outer electrons for the first time.

2010-07-28 19:04:59

Scientists at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) enjoyed a bird's eye view of a chemical bond as it breaks.

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2010-06-07 06:35:00

In a paper in Nature Chemistry, Vivek Shenoy and colleagues pinpointed noncarbon atoms that create defects when graphene is produced through a technique called graphene-oxide reduction.

2010-02-17 08:44:04

Powerful concept offers new approach to understanding surfaces of materials.

2009-12-05 14:37:49

Some atoms don't always follow the rules.

2009-12-04 17:36:59

The new method may revolutionize synthesis of natural products and therapeutic drugs.

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2009-09-14 12:50:46

Physicists get a grip on slippery molecules, and learn how the shape of nanoscopic magnetic islands affect data storage.

2009-09-01 13:28:07

Predatory fish are well aware of the problem: In a swarm of small fish it is hard to isolate prey. A similar situation can be found in the microcosm of atoms and molecules, whose behavior is influenced by "swarms" of electrons.

2009-06-29 09:59:58

Like astronomers counting stars in the familiar universe of outer space, chemists in Switzerland are reporting the latest results of a survey of chemical space — the so-called chemical universe where tomorrow's miracle drugs may reside.

2009-06-17 15:08:22

From balloons to rubber bands, things always break faster when stretched. Or


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.