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Uranium reveals its true nature

Most people are familiar with uranium as a fuel for nuclear power plants. And while that's the most common application, this element is also used in many other fields, such as dyes, medical devices, and weapons. Scientists ...

The molecular deflection of light radiation by means of diamantane

An international team led by the chemist Heinz Langhals of Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has succeeded in the molecular deflection of light radiation by means of diamantane. Novel applications such as efficient ...

Researchers use supercomputer to gain insights into hepatitis B

Researchers at the University of Delaware, using supercomputing resources and collaborating with scientists at Indiana University, have gained new understanding of the virus that causes hepatitis B and the "spiky ball" that ...

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Pressure-induced 2D-3D conversion in hybrid lead iodide layered perovskite
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A new way to fabricate MXene films that block electromagnetic interference
Biochemistry
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Investigating a thermal challenge for MOFs
Biochemistry
Enzyme discovered in the gut could lead to new disease biomarker
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Calculating the best fabrication strategy for organic electronic components
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Organocatalyst that controls radical reactions for complex and bulky compound synthesis
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Biochemistry
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Breaking molecular traffic jams with finned nanoporous materials
Polymers
Metal organic frameworks made to act as liquids
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Using porous crystals to harvest light
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Discovery of naturally chiral surfaces for safer pharmaceuticals
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Soft Matter
Researchers capture footage of fluid behaving like a solid
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Environment
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Nanophysics
Stabilizing monolayer nitrides with silicon
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Black silicon photodetector breaks the 100% efficiency limit
Archaeology & Fossils
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Changes in climate and land cover affecting European migratory bird populations
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Superconductivity
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