News tagged with organic molecules

Organic semiconductors get weird at the edge

As the push for tinier and faster electronics continues, a new finding by scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Monash University could help inform the design of the next generation of cheaper, more efficient ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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What kind of life would we find on Titan?

Could there be life on Saturn's large moon Titan? Asking the question forces astrobiologists and chemists to think carefully and creatively about the chemistry of life, and how it might be different on other worlds than it ...

dateOct 05, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Molecular motors: Pirouetting in the spotlight

German scientists have developed a new class of molecular motors that rotate unidirectionally at speeds of up to 1 kHz when exposed to sunlight at room temperature. This unique combination of features opens up novel applications ...

dateSep 29, 2015 in Nanophysics
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