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Chemicals from wood waste

Vitamins, medication, solvents, crop protection products and polymers—in future, it will be possible to manufacture many of these from wood waste. The processes will also be at least as cost-effective, environmentally friendly ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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Modular construction—on a molecular scale

Modular constructions from cages (proteins), hubs (metal ions), and struts (organic linkers) allows the rational design of porous scaffolds. The inherent chemical and structural diversity of these building blocks leads to ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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Chemists invent new supercapacitor materials

Dr David Eisenberg and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have invented a new type of supercapacitor material with a host of potential applications in electronics, ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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