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Artificial chemist could make best quantum dots in minutes

In proof-of-concept experiments, research shows that technology called “Artificial Chemist” can identify and produce the best possible quantum dots for any color in 15...

New way to turn waste carbon dioxide into useful material

Making catalysts to convert waste carbon dioxide into useful industrial products has been expensive and complicated – until now. It’s as easy as playing...

Scientists find the major producers of lithium in our galaxy

Scientists, led by astrophysicist Professor Sumner Starrfield, have determined that a class of stellar explosions, called classical novae, are responsible for most of the...

Aluminum may affect lead levels in drinking water

It is not uncommon to find aluminum in municipal water systems. It is part of some water treatment processes. Recently, however, aluminum has been discovered in...

New process could turn cheap sponge into smart sponge to clean up oil spills

Sponge can absorb more than 30 times its weight in oil and be reused up to several dozen times Secret lies in its oleophilic, hydrophobic,...

Scientists create replaceable, more efficient filter for N95 face masks

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there’s been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly, the N95 ones worn by health care workers. Although these...

Graphene-reinforced carbon fiber could help produce affordable, stronger car materials

A new way of creating carbon fibers — which are typically expensive to make — could one day lead to using these lightweight, high-strength...

Scientists solve half-century-old magnesium dimer mystery

Magnesium dimer (Mg2) is a fragile molecule consisting of two weakly interacting atoms held together by the laws of quantum mechanics. It has recently emerged...

Why toothpaste and cement harden over time

Take a look inside the cap of your favorite toothpaste, and you might see hard, white residue, a firm version of the smooth paste...

Scientists finally crack nature’s most common chemical bond

The most common chemical bond in the living world -- that between carbon and hydrogen -- has long resisted attempts by chemists to crack...

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