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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.

2012-01-18 00:42:27

To better understand the fundamental behavior of molecules at surfaces, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are combining the powers of neutron scattering with chemical analysis.

2012-01-04 09:04:04

The delivery of pharmaceuticals into the human body or the storage of voluminous quantities of gas molecules could now be better controlled, thanks to a study by University of Pittsburgh researchers.

2011-12-12 22:30:51

For a long time miniaturization has been the magic word in electronics.

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2011-12-05 21:21:17

Properties inherent in single molecules may also allow designers to produce devices whose behavior falls outside the performance observed in conventional electronics.

2011-11-30 15:08:57

The future brightened for organic chemistry when researchers at Rice University found a highly controllable way to attach organic molecules to pristine graphene, making the miracle material suitable for a range of new applications.

2011-11-28 22:57:00

Gene therapy can only be effective if delivered by a stable complex molecule.

The World's Smallest Electric Car Made Out Of Single Molecule
2011-11-11 06:29:35

Scientists have developed the world's smallest electric car, made from a single molecule, that move six billionths of a meter with just 10 electric bursts.

2011-10-12 10:09:04

A team of scientists led by a Penn State University chemist has demonstrated the strengths and weaknesses of an alternative method of molecular depth profiling -- a technique used to analyze the surface of ultra-thin materials such as human tissue, nanoparticles, and other substances.

2011-10-03 20:00:56

Findings by researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute and their colleagues at Tohoku University and in the Netherlands have resolved a long-standing debate over the structure of water molecules at the water surface.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.