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Nanoscale machines can be made by mechanically locking molecules together, say researchers in the US.
New pathways for controlled synthesis of fluorinated targets have been opened up by UK researchers.
A new class of complex containing a borohydride group bound between two nickel atoms has been made that may have applications in molecular magnetic materials.
Molecular clusters that can bind an unusually high number of ferrocene units may extend the range of applications for these multi-tasking molecules.
The industrial history of central Scotland over the past 2500 years has been traced by a team of Scottish researchers measuring lead and antimony in peat bog cores.
An unexpected discovery into the way oil can spread across a surface holds numerous potential applications, report US researchers.
Physical chemists have developed a technique that could improve the efficacy and reduce side effects of a common cancer drug.
Structural information about crucial cell growth enzymes might lead to new cancer treatments say researchers in Germany.
Researchers in the UK have observed a new crystal form of maleic acid for the first time.
A new light sensitive molecule that spontaneously arranges itself into a particular shape has been designed by European chemists.
A simple and efficient way to make stabilised platinum nanoparticles has been designed for nanotechnological applications.
A bacterial enzyme with a highly unusual mechanism may lead to a range of novel antibiotics.
Understanding how copper complexes target hypoxic tissues (those lacking oxygen) could aid cancer treatment, say UK chemists.
New dendrimers that display both recognition and detection properties with enhanced biological activity have been developed by US researchers.
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Boron's rich polyhedral structural chemistry continues to excite chemists, as German researchers find new ways to predict the relative stabilities of heteroboranes.
Spontaneous transformation of one crystalline solvate of a succinic acid to another has been observed by Japanese and South African chemists.