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2010-10-08 14:35:50

An approach pioneered by researchers at North Carolina State University gives scientists new insight into the way silicon bonds with other materials at the atomic level.

2010-09-30 19:49:25

New research by Rice University scientists suggests that a class of material known as metallacarborane could store hydrogen at or better than benchmarks set by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Program for 2015.

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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.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'