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Knot Not Easy to Knot

Chemists have synthesized the most complex molecular knot ever, using a strand just 192 atoms long. The advance could lead to new tougher materials. Christopher Intagliata reports.

18 hours ago — Christopher Intagliata

Will Salt Water Quench the World's Thirst?

Fresh water shortages are likely to plague two-thirds of the world's population in the next decade and processes like desalination are still very costly. Luckily, a new material called graphene may be able to help

November 26, 2016 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

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