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Quantum Chemistry on a Quantum Computer
Quantum computer calculates exact energy of molecular hydrogen. Groundbreaking approach could impact fields from cryptography to materials science.
Benzylquinolone Carboxylic Acid
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.
Chemiosmosis in the Origin of Life
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.
New Tool Developed for DNA Research
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.
Early Earth Absorbed More Sunlight
No extreme greenhouse needed to keep water wet.
Australia's plastic bills make life difficult for counterfeiters.
Environmentally Friendly Propylene Oxide Production
Scientists develop new way to produce propylene oxide using silver nanoclusters.
2-Aminoimidazole-Derived Antibiofilm Agents
Researchers find compound effective In destroying antibiotic-resistant biofilms.
Closing in on a carbon-based solar cell
Large, Solution-Processable Graphene Quantum Dots as Light Absorbers for Photovoltaics.
Superheavy Chemical Element 117
Nuclear missing link created at last: international team discovers chemical element 117 [Ununseptium].
Multiple Ligand Simultaneous Docking
New drug design technique could dramatically speed discovery process.
Ultrasensitive Imaging Method Uses Gold-silver Nanocages
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.
The Role of Defects in Epitaxial Graphene
What projections and humps can be good for: Investigators measure how the electronic properties of graphene can be controlled with purposefully used roughnesses.
Abiotic Nitrous Oxide Emission
Research in Antarctica reveals non-organic mechanism for production of important greenhouse gas.
Montana State chemists unravel secrets of unique enzyme.
Structural Characterization of Acylimine-Containing Chromophores
Einstein researchers find molecular structure of key fluorescent proteins.
Fuel Cells Get Up to Speed with a New Kind of Platinum
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.
Physicists Capture First Images of Atomic Spin
Discovery supports development of nanoscale magnetic storage devices.
Chemical Reactions of Ultracold Molecules
It's electrifying: JILA scientists use electric fields to control chemical reactions of ultracold molecules.
Controlled Microfluidic Mixing And Nanoparticle Determination
NIST, Maryland researchers COMMAND a better class of liposomes.
Biting its own tail - nanocontainer with an integrated switch.
A Clamp for Emerging Flu Viruses
Researchers in Freiburg and Berlin Unravel Secret of Innate Immune Respons.
Dirhodium Metallopeptide Catalysts
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.
Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells, SOEC
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.
Communication Through Chemistry
Long fuse: infofuses convey information for hours.
Hypermodified Fluorescent Chlorophyll Catabolites
Don't compare bananas to pears: unique blue fluorescent chlorophyll decomposition products in banana leaves.
Little E/Z Changes Make a Big Difference
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.
Rates of Photosynthesis and Ecosystem Respiration
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.
Multicolor quantum dots aid in cancer biopsy diagnosis
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.
Fast Hydropyrolysis Hydrodeoxygenation
New biofuels processing method for mobile facilities.
Polymerization of Inorganic Nanoparticles
University of Toronto chemists make breakthrough in nanoscience research.
Secret revealed: The crystal structure of ribose - finally!
Researchers fighting bacterial infections zero in on microorganism's soft spots
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.
Scientists Find Unusual Electrons that Go with the Flow
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.
Deuterium Atoms Increase Shelf Life of Fluorescent Probes
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 Discover How Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-damaged DNA
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.
Nanoribbons for Graphene Transistors
Materials for tomorrow's nanoelectronics.
Goldmine for future technologies: new quantum state of matter discovered in Heusler compounds.
Environmentally-friendly Synthesis of Graphene Oxide
Graphene oxide gets green.
Wanted: Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron
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.
Step-by-step Growth of Polythiophene by Surface-confined Reaction
New polymer synthesis could aid future electronics.
Mosquito-free by predator released kairomones
Mother Nature to provide an environmentally friendly method for reducing mosquitoes.
Pinning Transition from a Luttinger-liquid to an insulated phase Mott-insulator
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.
Researchers Construct a Molecular Knot
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have constructed molecular knots with dimensions of around two nanometers.
Attosecond Real-Time Observation of Valence Electron Motion
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.
Electron Transfer in Biochemical Systems
Help from the dark side: Using dark channel fluorescence, scientists can explain how biochemical substances carry out their function.
Dyedrons - A New Class of Dendron-Based Fluorogenic Dyes
Researchers turn up brightness on fluorescent probes; development will open new avenues for research.
What Makes a Good Egg and Healthy Embryo?
Discovery about zinc’s role may help in future fertility treatments.
Sustainable Biochar Takes Some Heat off Global Warming
Charcoal-like substance can offset 1.8 billion metric tons of carbon emissions annually.
Electron Transport in Multilayer Graphene
Study of electron orbits in multilayer graphene finds unexpected energy gaps.
Research paper offers breakthrough on blinking molecules phenomenon.
Fully Reversible Functionalization of Inorganic Nanotubes
Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany have devised a tool which allows fully reversible binding of metal oxides to inorganic nanotubes.
New Light Switch Chloride Binder
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.
Inhibition of BET Bromodomains
Researchers create first molecule blocks key component of cancer genes' on-off switch.
Stress protein Hsp12 provides a cellular survival mechanism never seen before
Unstructured in solution, protein folds to protect cell membranes against leaks and ruptures.
Researchers Demonstrate Rocking Movement in the Anti-Stress Protein Hsp90
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.
Iron-Catalyzed Oxidation of Phenols and Arenes
An ideal candidate for sustainable catalysis: Convenient phenol oxidation with iron and hydrogen peroxide.
Ligand Field Theory and the Origin of Life
Transition metal catalysts could be key to origin of life, scientists report.
Many roads lead to superconductivity
HZB scientists discovered a unique feature of superconductivity.
Robust, Renewable, Nanoporous Metal Organic Frameworks
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.
Organization of Water Molecules
Heads up, tails down: Advanced laser spectroscopy exposes the unique organization of water molecules under model membrane surfaces.
Photoelectrochemical Complexes for Solar Energy Conversion
MIT researchers create new self-assembling photovoltaic technology that repairs itself. Molecules can turn sunlight into electricity & can be broken down and quickly reassembled.
Researchers Discover Proton Diode
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.
X-ray Emission Spectroscopy of Liquids
LiXEdrom: Innovative measuring chamber for X-ray study of liquid jets.
Characterisation of Tea Leaves
Tea leaves identified using neural networks.
Researchers discover a new class of highly electronegative chemical species.
Removal of Hexavalent Chromium
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.
Complex Organic Molecules on Saturn's Moon Titan
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.
Platinum Saving Hydrogen Production
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.
Non-phosphoinositide PIP3 Inhibitor
Of 50,000 small molecules tested to fight cancer, 2 show promise.
Narciclasine Reduces Cancer Cell Proliferation and Migration
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.
Transparent Conductive Material
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.
Palladium Core Protects Precious Platinum
New Highly Stable Fuel-Cell Catalyst Gets Strength from its Nano Core. Enhances reactivity/stability.
The Power Behind the Enzyme P450
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.
Microscale Thermogravimetric Analysis
Quartz crystal microbalances enable new microscale analytic technique.
ZIP Protein Acts as Zinc's Doorway to the Cell
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.
Chemistry for Greenhouse Gases
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.
Anaesthetic Gases and Climate Change
Inhalation anaesthetics heats climate as much as 1 million cars. New study by atmosphere chemists reveals that gasses for anaesthesia cause global warming.
Researchers Develop New Method for Preventing Oxidative Damage to Cells
Findings could lead to enhanced health supplements, progress on Parkinson's.
Rice Physicists Help Unravel Mystery of Repetitive DNA Segments
Scientists gather clues by measuring forces needed to stretch single strands of DNA.
Ginseng Just Got Better - Not as Bitter
University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks.
Förster Resonant Energy Transfer
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.
Ocean Acidification Changes Nitrogen Cycling in World Seas
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.
Magnetically Driven Superconductivity
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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