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One Chemical, Two Colors Of Crystals, Sheds Insight On Agostic Bonds Important In Industrial Catalysis
2013-08-04 07:48:34

Chemists have unexpectedly made two differently colored crystals -- one orange, the other blue -- from one chemical in the same flask while studying a special kind of molecular connection called an agostic bond.

2013-06-27 11:54:23

The blockbuster battles between good and evil are not just on the big screen this summer.

2013-06-19 23:04:38

Three think tanks, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the Heritage Foundation, and the Center for American Progress (CAP) have come together to produce a unique report:


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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