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3-D printing for more efficient chemical research

With the help of some designing, a few grams of plastic filament and a 3-D printer, researchers in the University of Helsinki made a unique device for studying chemical reactions, and improved their experimental processes.

dateApr 13, 2017 in Other
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Inventing tools for detecting life elsewhere

Recently, astronomers announced the discovery that a star called TRAPPIST-1 is orbited by seven Earth-size planets. Three of the planets reside in the "habitable zone," the region around a star where liquid water is most likely ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Astronomy
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Dawn identifies age of Ceres' brightest area

The bright central area of Ceres' Occator Crater, known as Cerealia Facula, is approximately 30 million years younger than the crater in which it lies, according to a new study in the Astronomical Journal. Scientists used ...

dateMar 08, 2017 in Space Exploration
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A new dimension in chemical nanoimaging

Researchers report the development of hyperspectral infrared nanoimaging based on Fourier transform infrared nanospectroscopy (nano-FTIR), enabling highly sensitive spectroscopic imaging of chemical compositions with nanoscale ...

dateFeb 23, 2017 in Nanophysics
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