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04.18.2017
Chemists have revamped the traditional mortar and pestle technology by developing mechanochemical processes that make it possible to avoid solvents and their toxicity. Another step towards green...
Article
03.01.2017
The “European Fuel Cell Car Workshop 2017” is being held in Orléans (France) March 1-3, bringing together researchers and industry. We take a closer look at this new technology and its advantages.
Article
03.01.2017
Chemists have synthetized—and for the first time experimentally analyzed—a molecule based on an extremely unstable form of thulium, one of the lanthanide metals whose startling properties lend them...
Opinion
11.17.2016
Astatine is one of the rarest chemical elements on Earth, and one of the most unstable. Nevertheless, it is of considerable interest to medical research as it could help destroy cancerous tumors that...
Article
11.08.2016
An overview of the applications of an environmentally friendly chemistry, one that is inspired by natural processes and able to create new materials: soft chemistry.
Article
10.05.2016
The French chemist Jean-Pierre Sauvage was awarded the Nobel Prize alongside J. Fraser Stoddart, from the UK and Bernard L. Feringa, from the Netherlands, for their work on molecular machines.