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Plug n' Play protein crystals

Almost a hundred years ago in 1929 Linus Pauling presented the famous Pauling's Rules to describe the principles governing the structure of complex ionic crystals. These rules essentially describe ...

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Team pioneers strategy for creating new materials

Making something new is never easy. Scientists constantly theorize about new materials, but when the material is manufactured it doesn't always work as expected. To create a new strategy for ...

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Precision control of the timing, structure and functions in molecular self-assembly

Scientists have developed a new methodology that can easily and precisely control the timing of and the structure as well as functions obtained in self-assembly of ?-conjugated molecules, which ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from ScienceDaily

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Nano-Coating Technology Company, P2i, Wins IBA 'Most Innovative Company in Europe' Award

P2i was awarded the Gold Stevie Award in the ‘Most Innovative Company in Europe’ category by the International Business Awards (IBAs) this month. P2i is the first ever company to ...

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Breaking benzene

Aromatic compounds are found widely in natural resources such as petroleum and biomass, and breaking the carbon-carbon bonds in these compounds plays an important role in the production of fuels ...

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Scientists learn to control reactions with the shape of a rare-earth catalyst

( —Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered they can control chemical reactions in a new way by creating different shapes of cerium oxide, ...

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Materials scientists and mathematicians benefit from newly crafted polymers

For the first time, the synthesis of a multicyclic type of polymer provides insights for tailoring polymer properties as well as the mathematics of complex geometries.

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How Scientists Generate Electricity from a Silk Moth Cocoon

Did you know that the cocoon membranes of a silk moth contain trace amounts of several elements such as sodium, chlorine, potassium, magnesium, sulphur, calcium and copper, as well as carbon, ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Inhabitat

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NT-MDT sponsors special ACS Symposium

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Nanotechweb

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Forget filaments; Sculptify 3D printer uses pellets

A 3D printer on Kickstarter hopes to turn the tide away from filament and over to pellets to save techies money and expand printing options.

Mon 25 Aug 14 from CNET

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