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Quantum computer calculates exact energy of molecular hydrogen. Groundbreaking approach could impact fields from cryptography to materials science.
A new compound - BQCA - improves cognitive decline, symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in rodents.
General trend for pressurized superconducting hydrogen-dense materials.
First direct observation of exchange process in quantum gas.
Yale Scientists Synthesize Unique Family of Anti-Cancer Compounds.
New picture of ancient ocean chemistry argues for chemically layered water. Stratified marine basin sheds new light on early animal evolution, UC Riverside scientists say.
Scientists identify critical enzyme in healthy heart function.
New research rejects 80-year theory of 'primordial soup' as the origin of life. Earth's chemical energy powered early life through 'the most revolutionary idea in biology since Darwin'.
Potential optical limiters: room temperature liquid porphyrins.
An Odd Couple: Photoluminescent liquid crystals based on metal clusters.
UD team develops new method for producing proteins critical to medical research.
UQAM researcher solves two 20-year-old problems.
Molecular gauge to disclose function of new medications.
MIT makes significant step toward lightweight batteries. Research shows metal catalysts play important role in improving efficiency.
No extreme greenhouse needed to keep water wet.
Australia's plastic bills make life difficult for counterfeiters.
Scientists develop new way to produce propylene oxide using silver nanoclusters.
Researchers find compound effective In destroying antibiotic-resistant biofilms.
Large, Solution-Processable Graphene Quantum Dots as Light Absorbers for Photovoltaics.
Nuclear missing link created at last: international team discovers chemical element 117 [Ununseptium].
New drug design technique could dramatically speed discovery process.
New research findings suggest that an experimental ultrasensitive medical imaging technique that uses a pulsed laser and tiny metallic nanocages might enable both the early detection and treatment of disease.
A different kind of mine disaster: The world's largest antimony mine has become the world's largest laboratory for studying the environmental consequences of escaped antimony - an element whose environmental and biological properties are still largely a mystery.
Chemists have, for the first time ever, succeeded in creating a stable triple bond between the elements boron and oxygen.
What projections and humps can be good for: Investigators measure how the electronic properties of graphene can be controlled with purposefully used roughnesses.
Research in Antarctica reveals non-organic mechanism for production of important greenhouse gas.
Montana State chemists unravel secrets of unique enzyme.
Einstein researchers find molecular structure of key fluorescent proteins.
A new form of platinum that could be used to make cheaper, more efficient fuel cells has been created by researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Houston.
Discovery supports development of nanoscale magnetic storage devices.
It's electrifying: JILA scientists use electric fields to control chemical reactions of ultracold molecules.
NIST, Maryland researchers COMMAND a better class of liposomes.
Biting its own tail - nanocontainer with an integrated switch.
Researchers in Freiburg and Berlin Unravel Secret of Innate Immune Respons.
Synthetic enzymes could help ID proteins. Smart catalysts programmed to recognize specific molecular shape.
Berkeley scientists discover inexpensive metal catalyst for generating hydrogen from water.
New electrolytic cells to play a role in tomorrow's local energy supply.
Hair analysis proves it: Legendary racehorse died of arsenic poisoning in 1932.
Wood in the tank: A new generation of biogasoline and biodiesel from lignocellulose.
A new lead compound against highly resistant microbes within grasp.
Group dynamics of atoms - DESY scientists observe the collective Lamb shift for the first time.
First the orbit, then the spin ...
Novel artificial proteins for industry and science.
First two-dimensional organic metal made of fullerenes.
Long fuse: infofuses convey information for hours.
Don't compare bananas to pears: unique blue fluorescent chlorophyll decomposition products in banana leaves.
Sex pheromone production in European corn borer races explored. Tracking the origin of new species.
Colorful warning: selective, sensitive CO detection with a rhodium complex.
A new balance for the global carbon balance: Researchers determine how rates of photosynthesis and ecosystem respiration depend on the climate in order to obtain a better assessment of the consequences of climate change.
The tunable fluorescent nanoparticles known as quantum dots make ideal tools for distinguishing and identifying rare cancer cells in tissue biopsies, Emory and Georgia Tech scientists have demonstrated.
Rice program takes on protein puzzle. New strategy boosts speed, accuracy in simulation of protein folding.
How small is the proton? International team of researchers observes unexpectedly small proton radius in a precision laser experiment with exotic hydrogen atoms.
Researchers apply computing power to crack egg shell problem.
Researchers discover unexpected effect of scents - effect is comparable to potent psychotropic drugs.
New biofuels processing method for mobile facilities.
University of Toronto chemists make breakthrough in nanoscience research.
Secret revealed: The crystal structure of ribose - finally!
Team maps targets with hopes of blocking reproduction and rendering infection down for the count.
Rice researchers' method untangles long tubes, clears hurdle toward armchair quantum wire.
CCNY-led team develops non-toxic oil recovery agent.
Steam process could remove carbon dioxide to regenerate amine capture materials.
On a quest to discover new states of matter, a team of Princeton University scientists has found that electrons on the surface of specific materials act like miniature superheroes, relentlessly dodging the cliff-like obstacles of imperfect microsurfaces, sometimes moving straight through barriers.
By swapping out one specific hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.
2 catalysts are better than 1.
Researchers have long known that humans lack a key enzyme - one possessed by most of the animal kingdom and even plants - that reverses severe sun damage.
Materials for tomorrow's nanoelectronics.
Goldmine for future technologies: new quantum state of matter discovered in Heusler compounds.
Graphene oxide gets green.
Researchers seeking the 4th property of electrons: Electric dipole moment would explain the creation of the universe in the form that we know it.
Quantum Mechanics not in Jeopardy: Physicists confirm a decades-old key principle experimentally.
New polymer synthesis could aid future electronics.
Mother Nature to provide an environmentally friendly method for reducing mosquitoes.
Pinning atoms into order: Scientists have experimentally observed a quantum phenomenon, where an arbitrarily weak perturbation causes atoms to build an organized structure from an initially unorganized one.
Artificially controlling water condensation leads to room-temperature ice.
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have constructed molecular knots with dimensions of around two nanometers.
For the first time ever, physicists from the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have observed what occurs inside an atom from which a single electron has been ejected. They report their findings in Nature.
Help from the dark side: Using dark channel fluorescence, scientists can explain how biochemical substances carry out their function.
Researchers turn up brightness on fluorescent probes; development will open new avenues for research.
Discovery about zinc’s role may help in future fertility treatments.
Charcoal-like substance can offset 1.8 billion metric tons of carbon emissions annually.
Study of electron orbits in multilayer graphene finds unexpected energy gaps.
Research paper offers breakthrough on blinking molecules phenomenon.
Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany have devised a tool which allows fully reversible binding of metal oxides to inorganic nanotubes.
Chemists at Indiana University Bloomington have designed a molecule that binds chloride ions - but can be conveniently compelled to release the ions in the presence of ultraviolet light.
Researchers create first molecule blocks key component of cancer genes' on-off switch.
Unstructured in solution, protein folds to protect cell membranes against leaks and ruptures.
New approach for cancer medication discovered.
An international research team recently succeeded deciphering an important aspect of the way by which water molecules often form in space.
An ideal candidate for sustainable catalysis: Convenient phenol oxidation with iron and hydrogen peroxide.
Transition metal catalysts could be key to origin of life, scientists report.
HZB scientists discovered a unique feature of superconductivity.
Edible nanostructures: Compounds made from renewable materials could be used for gas storage, food technologies.
MIT moves toward greener chemistry: Breaking up phosphorus with ultraviolet light may offer a safer, simpler way to build many industrial and household chemicals.
Heads up, tails down: Advanced laser spectroscopy exposes the unique organization of water molecules under model membrane surfaces.
MIT researchers create new self-assembling photovoltaic technology that repairs itself. Molecules can turn sunlight into electricity & can be broken down and quickly reassembled.
Biophysicists in Bochum have discovered a diode for protons.
Precise control of size, shape and composition.
Listen up! U-M experiment records ultrafast chemical reaction with vibrational echoes.
LiXEdrom: Innovative measuring chamber for X-ray study of liquid jets.
Tea leaves identified using neural networks.
Researchers discover a new class of highly electronegative chemical species.
Percolating a solution to hexavalent chromium. Coffee husks clean up toxic chromium.
Bio meets nano: quantum dots as light antennas for artificial photosynthetic systems.
ORNL theorist part of team that discovers unexpected magnetism.
Getting a grip on CO2 capture - Canadian researchers see how to capture carbon dioxide.
Organic solvent system may improve catalyst recycling and create new nanomedicine uses.
Titan's haze may hold ingredients for life: Simulating possible chemical processes in the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, a UA-led planetary research team found amino acids and nucleotide bases in the mix - the most important ingredients of life on Earth.
On the trail of the epigenetic code.
Moving closer to understanding the island of stability: 6 new isotopes of the superheavy elements discovered.
Monolayer of platinum atoms on a tungsten carbide support catalyzes the electrolytic production of hydrogen effectively and cheaply.
All the same size: Assembly of uniformly pure protein microparticles using calcium carbonate templates.
Rensselaer researchers use NMR to improve drug development.
Electrons Get Confused - HZB researchers may have observed the fastest melting of all time.
Of 50,000 small molecules tested to fight cancer, 2 show promise.
Scientists turn a new leaf to discover a compound in daffodils that targets brain cancer.
Poison dwarfs of the Caribbean: Researchers discover skin toxins in the smallest frog of the world.
New transparent conductive material could lead to power-generating windows. Combines elements for light harvesting and electric charge transport over large, transparent areas.
Graphene gets a Teflon makeover.
Empa researchers clarify reaction pathway to fabricate graphene-like materials.
New NIST dietary supplement reference materials could be 'berry' useful.
New Highly Stable Fuel-Cell Catalyst Gets Strength from its Nano Core. Enhances reactivity/stability.
Scientists demystify an enzyme responsible for drug and food metabolism.
Using plants against soils contaminated with arsenic. Two essential genes that control the accumulation and detoxification of arsenic in plant cells have been identified.
Antimatter atoms stored for the first time. CERN antiprotons combined with positrons at low speed and captured in magnetic trap.
Two-dimensional crystals from DNA origami tiles.
Research has important implications for both agriculture and energy.
Smoke from fireworks is harmful to health.
New path found for colon cancer drug discovery.
Mechanical engineering at the molecular level.
Quartz crystal microbalances enable new microscale analytic technique.
Discovery of mechanism sheds light on how zinc - essential to the growth of all living organisms - enters cells.
Satisfactory results of interlaboratory comparison: Total arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury, as well as methylmercury and inorganic arsenic in seafood.
'Shotgun' method allows scientists to dissect cells' sugar coatings.
Study of the high spin states in stable nucleus Sr-84.
It sounds a bit like spinning straw into gold, but novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide into liquid fuels without producing more carbon waste in the process.
Inhalation anaesthetics heats climate as much as 1 million cars. New study by atmosphere chemists reveals that gasses for anaesthesia cause global warming.
Findings could lead to enhanced health supplements, progress on Parkinson's.
Scientists gather clues by measuring forces needed to stretch single strands of DNA.
University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks.
Dueling dipoles - In search of a new theory of photosynthetic energy transfer.
Researcher develops accurate method for detecting dangerous fluoride. Sourav Sahas molecular sensor could protect people from a potential carcinogen.
New results indicate potential to reduce certain greenhouse gas emissions from oceans to atmosphere.
Milestone: A methane-metal marriage. UA scientists have inserted metal atoms into methane gas molecules - a potential advancement for industrial hydrocarbon chemistry and our understanding of how nature uses metals in the molecules of living organisms.
Study probes link between magnetism, superconductivity. US-European team revisits 30-year-old breakthrough with new methods, understanding.
Mussel adhesive for DNA chips: Easy universal DNA immobilization on surfaces with a synthetic mussel polymer.
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