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Researchers break down plastic waste

What to do proteins and Kevlar have in common? Both feature long chain molecules that are strung together by amide bonds. These strong chemical bonds are also common to many other naturally occurring molecules as well as ...

dateMay 26, 2017 in Materials Science
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Chemists synthesize molecular pretzels

Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have discovered a new class of molecules. This week they report in Nature Communications on their synthesis method leading to 'quasi[1]catenanes': ...

dateMay 26, 2017 in Materials Science
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