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Boron 'Buckyball' Discovered By Researchers
2014-07-14 03:29:25

Researchers from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball.

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.”

Theoretical Possibility Of Large, Hollow Magnetic Cage Molecules Discovered By VCU Physicists
2013-07-31 13:32:46

New molecules could be larger than the original Buckminster fullerene with potential applications in technology and health care

New Carbon Form Can Indent Diamond
2012-08-17 09:33:27

A new form of very hard carbon clusters capable of indenting diamond has been observed by a team of Carnegie Institution for Science researchers.

2012-06-01 11:09:13

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology found a method to locate single gold atoms on a surface.

2012-02-07 21:18:27

A doll in a doll, and then one more, enveloping them from the outside – this is how Thomas Faessler explains his molecule.

2011-11-18 03:36:07

Like a shadowy character just hidden from view, a mystery atom in the middle of a complex enzyme called nitrogenase had long hindered scientists' ability to study the enzyme fully.

2011-11-18 03:31:25

If we could make plant food from nitrogen the way nature does, we'd have a much greener method for manufacturing fertilizer – a process that requires such high temperatures and pressures that it consumes about 1.5 percent of the world's energy.

2011-09-22 13:29:37

A study published by researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute (ASI) has shed first-ever light on a class of heterometallic molecular structures whose unique features point the way to breakthroughs in the development of lightweight fuel cell technology.


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