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New chemistry makes strong bonds weak

Researchers at Princeton have developed a new chemical reaction that breaks the strongest bond in a molecule instead of the weakest, completely reversing the norm for reactions in which bonds are evenly split to form reactive ...

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Making polymers from a greenhouse gas

A future where power plants feed their carbon dioxide directly into an adjacent production facility instead of spewing it up a chimney and into the atmosphere is definitely possible, because CO2 isn't just an undesirable ...

date17 hours ago in Materials Science
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Video: Chemistry of tattoos

If you don't have a tattoo, you probably at least know someone who does—but what's the chemistry behind tattoos?

date13 hours ago in Other
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