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2014-06-16 18:10:32

Scientists are using a pioneering method of 'caging' and cooling water molecules to study the change in orientation of the magnetic nuclei at the centre of each hydrogen atom - a process which transforms the molecule from one form of water to another.

Water Caged In Buckyballs Provides Insight Into Spin Isomers
2014-05-21 03:14:35

In a new paper in the Journal of Chemical Physics, produced by AIP Publishing, a research team in the United Kingdom and the United States describes how water molecules "caged" in fullerene spheres ("buckyballs") are providing a deeper insight into spin isomers -- varieties of a molecule that differ in their nuclear spin.

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2009-04-19 09:00:00

Some 14 years ago, a family of biological compounds found in sponges in the South Pacific was shown to have very promising effects in fighting leukemia.

2009-03-26 10:10:00

To be useful in real-world applications, a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) of molecules on a surface must have a stable and controllable geometry.


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