Chemistry

08.05.12
Researchers create record-breaking solar cell, set bar marginally higher
08.05.12

Researchers create record-breaking solar cell, set bar marginally higher

Solar cell development is typically a small numbers game, and a group of researchers at the Univer...

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08.04.12
Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids
08.04.12

Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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03.12.12
Terahertz bandwidth: the key to 1,000x faster smartphones, laptops and pipe dreams
03.12.12

Terahertz bandwidth: the key to 1,000x faster smartphones, laptops and pipe dreams

Much like carbon nanotubes and quantum computing, terahertz technologies have been promising miracle...

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03.10.12
Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule
03.10.12

Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule

The headline sums it up nicely but really, those photographic acrobatics account for only part of...

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01.12.12
Cyborg cockroaches inch closer to reality, blame science
01.12.12

Cyborg cockroaches inch closer to reality, blame science

Few things on this planet are more indestructible than the lowly cockroach -- except, of course...

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12.05.11
New periodic table elements finally get names, will probably want to trade them in
12.05.11

New periodic table elements finally get names, will probably want to trade them in

Flerovium and livermorium. Prime names for really ugly babies -- or, equivalently, new elements...

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11.15.11
Visualized: International Year of Chemistry, in posters
11.15.11

Visualized: International Year of Chemistry, in posters

Whatever Simon C Page sees in chemistry, we wish our high school teachers did as well. The afores...

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08.09.11
NASA finds DNA components in meteorites, says they originated in space (video)
08.09.11

NASA finds DNA components in meteorites, says they originated in space (video)

So, this is kinda wild: scientists at NASA have uncovered new evidence that DNA components foun...

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08.06.11
Rice University chemists bake graphene out of Girl Scout cookies, redefine low-carb diets (video)
08.06.11

Rice University chemists bake graphene out of Girl Scout cookies, redefine low-carb diets (video)

Would you like some cookies? Well, you're gonna have to buy them, and then get thee to a Rice Uni...

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