News tagged with crystal formation

Repulsive interactions

( -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably difficult to ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Theory of crystal formation complete again

(—Exactly how a crystal forms from solution is a problem that has occupied scientists for decades. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), together with researchers from Germany and the USA, are ...

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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A 3.45-billion-year-old diet

Researchers are providing new information about the 'diet' of microorganisms on the early Earth. By studying 3.45-billion-year-old rocks, the team uncovered clues about ancient microbial metabolism.

dateNov 21, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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