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October 13, 2012
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The Best of Both Catalytic Worlds

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop New Technique for Heterogenizing Homogenous Nano Catalysts Catalysts are substances that speed up the rates of chemical reactions without themselves being chemically changed. Industrial catalysts come in two main types – heterogeneous, in which the catalyst … Continue reading

May 16, 2012
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Energy in Action

For two molecules on blind date, new method predicts potential for attraction or repulsion Krzysztof Szalewicz, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Delaware, and Rafal Podeszwa of the University of Silesia Institute of Chemistry in Poland have … Continue reading

April 11, 2012
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Exciting New Field of Bioorthogonal Chemistry Owes a Debt to Curiosity-Driven Research from Previous Eras

*Carolyn Bertozzi’s Kavli Lecture Highlights Promise of Biorothogonal Chemistry and Its Links to Basic Research From the Past* “Bioorthogonal chemistry is literally chemistry for life,” said Carolyn Bertozzi, an internationally acclaimed leader and founder of this emerging and highly promising … Continue reading

April 1, 2012
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A Shiny New Tool for Imaging Biomolecules

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Embed Artificial Membranes with Billions of Nanoantennas for Enhanced Optical Studies* At the heart of the immune system that protects our bodies from disease and foreign invaders is a vast and complex communications network involving millions of … Continue reading