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My posts on the American Chemical Society's "Noteworthy Chemistry" page

December 15, 2014 Molecular dynamics study solves gas transport mystery.

December 8, 2014 An off-odor culprit in wines is identified.

December 1, 2014 Design nanoparticle-based inkjet inks systematically.

November 24, 2014 Which MXenes make the best electrodes for rechargeable batteries?

November 17, 2014 Core–shell star polymers are uniform, predictable hosts.

November 10, 2014 Nanocomposites with misfit layers get totally tubular.

November 3, 2014 Formic acid is a potential candidate for hydrogen storage.

October 27, 2014 Optimize a sustainable supply chain of a synthetic perfume fixative.

October 20, 2014 Making electricity from salt water: Location, Location, Location

October 13, 2014 A “rubber-stamp” method makes photonic “woodpiles”.

September 29, 2014 The fragile-to-strong transition in metallic glass-forming liquids.

September 22, 2014 Fluorescent compound lights up around mercury.

September 8, 2014 Magnetic particles separate oil and water.

August 25, 2014 Smart labels save digital data on paper.

August 18, 2014 Dye molecules form nanoladders in zeolite channels.

August 11, 2014 Dye particles go with the flow to solve maze problems.

August 4, 2014 Food and beverage scientists search for the blues.

July 28, 2014 Self-folding, nanosized claws grab and hold single cells.

July 14, 2014 Silver nanoparticles don't all come out in the wash.

June 2, 2014 Laser pulses make quick, economical surface holograms.

May 26, 2014 Making a "greener" yellow pigment.

May 19, 2014 Acidity affects size, shape of reverse micelles.

May 12, 2014 Less-toxic catalyst makes biodiesel from non-food plant sources.

May 5, 2014 Sugar cane and silver clean up organic pollutants.

April 28, 2014 Organic gels remove mercury from contaminated water.

April 21, 2014 Mine residues are oxygen carriers for biomass fuel processing.

April 7, 2014 Suspend free-standing 2-D iron sheets in graphene pores.

March 31, 2014 UN assesses the effects of the Fukushima nuclear accident on wildlife.

March 24, 2014 Silica and germania zeolites have different structural stability ranges.

March 17, 2014 These optical waveguides can bend and stretch.

March 10, 2014 Lycopene effectiveness gets a boost.

March 3, 2014 Ice shells stabilize methane hydrate particles in oil suspensions.

February 24, 2014 A decision-support framework helps develop energy strategies.

February 17, 2014 Nanoparticles preserve medieval bones.

February 3, 2014 What happens when crude oil is exposed to sunlight?

January 20, 2014 Re-refining and re-using lube oil reduces its carbon footprint.

January 13, 2014 Milk digestion produces a complex series of organized nanostructures.

January 6, 2014 Bacteria set up housekeeping in silica cages.

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