Leaf-Inspired Continuous-Flow Photochemistry

News

Solar-powered photomicroreactor harnesses Sun's energy for continuous flow photoredox reactions.

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Innovative Methods to Detect Viruses in Food

Video

Because of this increasing number of enteric virus outbreaks, it has become even more important to have reliable and widely applicable techniques for the detection and quantification of viruses in food samples.

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The Big Fat Science Quiz of the Year 2016

Quiz

Test your knowledge of the biggest breakthroughs and announcements from the world of science last year.

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Optimization of a Vacuum Ultraviolet Photoionization source for GC used with a High Resolution TOFMS

Poster

-Tune solution allows optimization of ion source parameters for
both proton transfer and direct ionization
-Independent ionization processes exist for M+ and MH+
-Optimizing for dopant signal intensity yields inferior results
-Degree of fragmentation remains relatively constant over a
range of source conditions

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen and the ETH, Zurich, have combined to clarify the hydrogen spillover effect.

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New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered

A team of chemists have created an new type of nanomaterial and watched it form in real time, using a transmission electron microscope.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield

To unravel how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels, a Cornell professor studied the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum to decipher its metabolism. Understanding the bacterium’s sugar-processing complexities may lead to improved biofuel yields.

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