News tagged with physical chemistry

Hot and Cold Moves of Cyanide and Water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have long known that molecules dance about as the temperature rises, but now researchers know the exact steps that water takes with a certain molecule. Results with small, electrically ...

Sep 08, 2009
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Hot and cold moves of cyanide and water

Scientists have long known that molecules dance about as the temperature rises, but now researchers know the exact steps that water takes with a certain molecule. Results with small, electrically charged cyanide ...

Sep 03, 2009
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Protein folding: Diverse methods yield clues

(Aug. 6, 2009) -- Rice University physicists have written the next chapter in an innovative approach for studying the forces that shape proteins -- the biochemical workhorses of all living things.

Aug 06, 2009
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Hurricane Katrina: Phone home

Though New Orleans residents were told to evacuate days before the arrival of Hurricane Katrina, no one could have predicted the real extent of the devastation.

Jul 06, 2009
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Microswimmers" make a big splash for improved drug delivery

They may never pose a challenge to Olympic superstar Michael Phelps, but the "microswimmers" developed by researchers in Spain and the United Kingdom could break a long-standing barrier to improving delivery of medications ...

Jan 12, 2009
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