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Top Chemistry Stories from 2015

Ups and downs of Ebola vaccines, home-brewed heroin, better solar-cell material, why lobsters turn from blue to red, and the first new class of antibiotics in years top a banner year for chemistry

December 15, 2015 — Matthew Gunther and ChemistryWorld

How to Do Quantum Magnetic Levitation at Home

Air jets and sound waves can be used to levitate objects. But the strangest way of all taps the quantum effects of superconductors. Game developer, space traveler and friend of Scientific American Richard Garriott glides through the demonstration.

November 17, 2015 — Benjamin Meyers and Lee Billings

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