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Boron compounds tackle dinitrogen

1 hours ago from Science Now

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New symmetry-breaking method opens way for bioactive compounds

Many chemical molecules can exist in nature together with their mirror counterparts; like hands, two compounds can be made up of the same atoms in the same overall structure but in opposite ...

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Squid skin could be the solution to camouflage material

Cephalopodswhich include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefishare masters of disguise. They can camouflage to precisely match their surroundings in a matter of seconds, and no scientist has quite ...

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Understanding the wetting of micro-textured surfaces can help give them new functionalities

The wetting and adhesion characteristics of solid surfaces critically depend on their fine structures. However, until now, our understanding of exactly how the sliding behaviour of liquid droplets ...

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Lead and other toxic metals found in e-cigarette 'vapors': study

Significant amounts of toxic metals, including lead, leak from some e-cigarette heating coils and are present in the aerosols inhaled by users, according to a study from scientists at Johns ...

22 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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From compost to composites: An eco-friendly way to improve rubber

The concept of "from trash to treasure" holds true for the world of composting, where food waste is recycled into fertilizer for gardens. But what if compost could go beyond fertilizer? Now, ...

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Researchers develop stretchable, touch-sensitive electronics

Of the many ways that humans make sense of our world with our eyes, ears, nose and mouth none is perhaps less appreciated than our tactile and versatile hands. Thanks to our sensitive fingertips, ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from TechXplore

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Researchers achieve 'Olympic ring' molecule breakthrough just in time for Winter Games

As the world's premier winter athletes were preparing to take to the slopes, rinks and tracks for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Florida State University researchers were hard at work making ...

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Foo Fighters make BRIT Awards debut, win International Group award

The Foo Fighters made their BRIT Awards performance debut on Feb. 21 at the 2018 BRIT Awards with Mastercard. The Seattle native rockers won their fourth International Group Award ...

19 hours ago from AXS

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