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Combustion’s Mysterious “QOOH” Radicals Exposed

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Good news for those interested in accurately modeling combustion engines, scientists can now discriminate between previously unidentified radicals found in the early stages of the combustion process from similar compounds.

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Light Speed Ahead!

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Light waves trapped on a metal's surface travel farther than expected. While the distance might seem quite small, it is far enough to possibly be useful in ultra-fast electronic circuits.

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Scientists Track Ultrafast Formation of Catalyst with X-Ray Laser

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Scientists have – for the first time – precisely tracked the surprisingly rapid process by which light rearranges the outermost electrons of a metal compound and turns it into a catalyst. These details could help scientists predict and control the quick, early steps in reactions vital to renewable fuels.

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Study: Better Signs Could Help Reduce Friction Between Motorists, Bicyclists

Web-based survey finds "Bicyclists May Use Full Lane," more effective message for signs

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Keeping the Ions Close: A New Activity

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Building better batteries means understanding the chemistry of acids and bases. Now, scientists found that when a strong acid is mixed with water, the negatively and positively charged parts create an unexpected structure.

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Capturing and Converting Carbon Dioxide in a Single Step

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Turning carbon dioxide from certain power plants into a more valuable chemical would reduce emissions while creating a revenue return. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh derived a metal-free catalyst that does the trick without the need for expensive, extreme conditions.

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One in a Million: Analyzing Metabolites in a Single Cell

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With detection limits down to the zeptomolar range (about 600 molecules in a sample), a new technology can analyze the metabolic composition of individual microbial cells, as well as detect the presence of extremely low levels of environmental contaminants.

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The Importance of Hydration

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In all organisms, water’s pH has a profound effect. Because the interaction of carbon dioxide and water explains the natural acidity of water and all accompanying reactions, it is considered a vital reaction by scientists. Researchers recently made a discovery about how dissolved dioxide bonds.

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