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Researchers Create And Image Smallest 5-Ring Molecule
2012-05-28 07:21:59

A collaboration of three groups is responsible for creating and imaging the smallest structure ever -- a billionth of a meter across and nearly 100,000 times thinner than a human hair.

2012-05-19 00:15:35

Krzysztof Szalewicz, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Delaware, and Rafal Podeszwa of the University of Silesia Institute of Chemistry in Poland have developed and validated a more accurate method for predicting the interaction energy of large molecules, such as biomolecules used to develop new drugs.

2012-03-29 00:11:57

Quantum theory describes the world of atoms very precisely.

2012-03-16 09:37:52

A team of international researchers have fired ultra-fast shots of light at oxygen, nitrogen and carbon monoxide molecules as part of a development aimed at mapping the astonishingly quick movements of atoms within molecules, as well as the charges that surround them.

Atoms Caught Moving Within A Molecule
2012-03-08 04:14:32

Using a new ultrafast camera, researchers have recorded the first real-time image of two atoms vibrating in a molecule.

2012-02-24 18:00:48

Researchers at the universities of Granada and Barcelona have described for the first time the diffusion of liquid water through nanochannels in molecular terms; nanochannels are extremely tiny channels with a diameter of 1-100 nanometers that scientists use to study the behavior of molecules (nm. a unit of length in the metric system equal to one billionth of a meter that is used in the field of nanotechnology).

2012-02-09 23:21:41

Researchers at the Nano-Science Center at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new nano-technology platform for the development of molecule-based electronic components using the wonder material graphene.

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2012-01-27 14:28:23

According to a new study, membranes based on the material graphene can be used to distill alcohol.

2012-01-26 14:08:49

Graphene is one of the wonders of the science world, with the potential to create foldaway mobile phones, wallpaper-thin lighting panels and the next generation of aircraft.

2012-01-24 20:11:20

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), along with other funding agencies, helped a Rice University research team make graphene suitable for a variety of organic chemistry applications—especially the promise of advanced chemical sensors, nanoscale electronic circuits and metamaterials.