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November 3, 2014

Cleaning Indoor Air: Alternatives To Precious-Metal Catalysts

Researchers are working on low-cost alternatives that can efficiently scrub harmful molecules from the air
By Mitch Jacoby
November 5, 2014

Some Personal Care Products May Build Up In Pools

Water Quality: Standard chlorination steps do not break down some compounds that wash off swimmers
November 5, 2014

Two-Dimensional MOFs Boost Gas Separation

Materials: Thin sheets of metal-organic framework compounds improve membrane properties
November 3, 2014

Tiny Particles Tested In Humans

Silica nanoparticles for imaging melanoma evaluated for safety
November 3, 2014

Misfolding Proteins Cut Off At The Pass

Activating transcription factor reduces levels of amyloidosis-causing protein troublemakers
November 3, 2014

Long-Range Charge Transport In DNA

Method measures charge transport in individual G-quadruplex molecules over distances longer than 100 nm
November 3, 2014

Polymerization Minus The Metal

Chemists replace metal in atom-transfer radical polymerization with organic catalyst and light
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