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Cobalt-based catalysts promise to enhance heavy oil extraction

The C-O and C-S bonds break in the side chains of aromatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons. The content of primary (Cp) and the sum of secondary and quaternary (Csq) carbons was increased, while ...

Fri 14 Feb 20 from Eurekalert

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Organic photovoltaic cell with 17% efficiency and superior processability for large-area coating

Organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells have attracted considerable research interest because of advantages of lightweight, flexibility and low-cost solution processing. With the development of organic ...

Thu 13 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Scientists propose new properties in hollow multishell structure

The Chinese puzzle ball is an ornate decorative artwork consisting of several concentric shells that move independently of each other. In the recent decade, Chinese scientists provided a universal ...

Thu 13 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Atom-scale materials are the next tech frontier

Getting ready for when silicon nanomaterials run their course.

Thu 13 Feb 20 from Cosmos Magazine

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Cracks in perovskite films for solar cells easily healed, study finds

A new study reveals good news for the possibility of using perovskite materials in next-generation solar cells.

Wed 12 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Modified clay can remove herbicide from water

By creating neatly spaced slits in a clay mineral, University of Groningen Professor of Experimental Solid State Physics Petra Rudolf was able to filter water to remove a toxic herbicide. After ...

Wed 12 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Dancing matter: New form of movement of cyclic macromolecules discovered

Polymers are long molecules made from periodically connected molecular building blocks called monomers. Some polymers occur naturally in the shape of closed ringsfor example as plasmids, cyclic ...

Tue 11 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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New synthesis methods enhance 3-D chemical space for drug discovery

After helping develop a new approach for organic synthesiscarbon-hydrogen functionalizationscientists at Emory University are now showing how this approach may apply to drug discovery. Nature ...

Tue 11 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Researchers discover new arsenic compounds in rice fields

University of Bayreuth researchers, together with scientists from Italy and China, have for the first time systematically investigated under which conditions, and to what extent, sulphur-containing ...

Tue 11 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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New method offers more stable, efficient electrocatalytic reactions

Northwestern University researchers have developed a more efficient and stable method to conduct electrocatalytic reactions.

Tue 11 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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