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Mixed valence states in lead perovskites

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology have reported an unusual charge distribution of Pb2+Pb4+3Co2+2Co3+2O12 for a perovskite PbCoO3 synthesized at 12 GPa, with charge ...

dateMay 09, 2017 in Materials Science
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Lubing up industry, the natural way

Sesame oil might make a viable and sustainable alternative to mineral oil as an industrial lubricant, according to research published in the International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology.

dateMay 08, 2017 in Materials Science
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Ancient proteins studied in detail

How did protein interactions arise and how have they developed? In a new study, researchers have looked at two proteins which began co-evolving between 400 and 600 million years ago. What did they look like? How did they ...

dateMay 08, 2017 in Biochemistry
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