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In 1928, chemists Otto Diels and Kurt Alder first documented diene synthesis, a chemical reaction important for synthesizing many polymers, alkaloids and steroids.
Good chemists are passive-aggressive â€” they manipulate molecules without actually touching them.
Chemists from UCLA and the University of Washington have succeeded in creating "designer enzymes," a major milestone in computational chemistry and protein engineering.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.