A closed cage-like molecule that can be opened

Researchers at Kanazawa University and the University of Tsukuba report in Chemistry – A European Journal the synthesis of a closed molecular cage with areas that can be opened. The opening is achieved through chemical ...

In quest of the coldest possible antihydrogen

Currently, one of the major goals in ultracold science is to cool antihydrogen atoms to as close to absolute zero as possible. Ultracold antihydrogen would pave the way toward ultraprecise antimatter experiments that could ...

Taming a poison: Saving plants from cyanide with carbon dioxide

A team of Canadian and Finnish scientists has discovered cyanoformate—a simple, unstable ion involved in the fruit-ripening process that has evaded detection for decades. Their findings reveal that the surrounding medium ...

In water as in love, likes can attract

(Phys.org) —At some point in elementary school you were shown that opposite charges attract and like charges repel. This is a universal scientific truth – except when it isn't. A research team led by Berkeley Lab chemist ...

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