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Philae poses comet chemistry conundrum

30 July 2015  Research

Historic mass spectra find 67P carries precursors to key biomolecules, but instruments detect different ones


Hungry Ghost festival behind annual air quality decline in Singapore

30 July 2015 Research

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Findings suggest that regulatory monitoring may be required

Kirigami graphene makes microscale devices

30 July 2015 Research

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Ancient Japanese folding and cutting art form used to create functional springs and hinges

Antifreeze polymer protects cells as they thaw

29 July 2015 Research

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Simple synthetic polymer found to enhance cryopreservation of red blood cells by inhibiting ice crystal growth

Battery buffer takes the strain  

Unconventional layered oxide that counteracts volume expansion in electrodes could help ba...

Zeolite packaging to fight durian fruit stench  

Cheap odour-eating films can capture nasty smells and could soon find their way into cloth...

Repellent nanocraters could shape tissue engineering  

Nanoscale holes can be used to shepherd cells with applications in stem cell and medical i...

Boroles get a stability boost  

Bulky protecting groups enhance optoelectronic potential

Single polymer pill could deliver entire drug course in one go  

Flexible elastomer ring springs open to stay in stomach and could slowly release drugs ove...


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