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Photophysics and Photocatalysis of Melem

14 April 2018 – Spectroscopic reinvestigation of melem (1,3,4,6,7,9,9b-heptaazaphenalen-2,5,8-triamin)

Noble-Metal-Free Electrocatalyst for N2 Fixation

10 April 2018 – High-efficiency nitrogen fixation under ambient conditions

Cheap and Diastereoselective ß-Lactam Formation

05 April 2018 – Karen Hindson, EurJIC, talked to Bas de Bruin, University of Amsterdam, about his article on a one-pot route to ß-lactams, amides, and esters


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Water Dynamics Indicate Tumor Status

18 April 2018 – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique can assess tumor status noninvasively


A New Way to Atomically Thin Materials

04 April 2018 – Silicon secedes: titanium carbide flakes obtained by selective etching of titanium silicon carbide

Book Review

The Scientist and the Forger

03 April 2018 – Krister Holmberg reviews the book "The Scientist and the Forger: Probing a Turbulent Art World" by Jehane Ragai

Behind the Science

Catalytic Challenges: Lactic Acid to Acrylic Acid

03 April 2018 – Cordula Buse, ChemBioEng Reviews, talked to Benjamin Katryniok, University of Lille, France, about the dehydration of lactic acid


Using Science to Detect Art Forgery in Paintings

03 April 2018 – Jehane Ragai about the science behind forgery, what fascinates her about this topic, and her scientific career path

Research Highlight

Waiting for the Prodrug: An Enzyme–MOF Nanoreactor

03 April 2018 – Activating non-toxic paracetamol for cancer therapy

Research Highlight

Solving Urea's Solubility Problem

03 April 2018 – Less hygroscopic forms of urea could improve the compound's use in fertilizers


Guess the Chemist (76)

03 April 2018 – Can you guess the famous scientist from the description?


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Insertion of CO2 into C–H Bonds

19 April 2018 – Sustainable catalytic hydroxymethylation of alkynes

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Largest f-Element Polystibide Synthesized

18 April 2018 – Reactive nanoscale amalgam and nanoparticulate sources of antimony give samarium polystibide complexes

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Speeding up a Friedel–Crafts Reaction

17 April 2018 – Catalysis inside a self-assembled nanocontainer


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The Ins and Outs of a Ph.D. Across Continents

03 April 2018 – Why would someone do a joint Ph.D. project across continents? What are advantages and challenges?


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150 Years Alfred Wöhlk

06 March 2018 – Despite many efforts, the mechanism of this still-used detection reaction from 1904 is still unknown


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Great Architecture and Chemists in Dahlem

Walking tour through Dahlem, one of the richest parts of Berlin and an important historical center for academic research


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Quiz: Chemical Processes

03 October 2017 – Do you remember which chemical process produces which substance?


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Learn from Four Nobel Laureates

13 September 2017 – View the lectures recorded at the Angewandte Festsymposium for free


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Produktneuheiten auf der IFAT

12 April 2018 – Auf der diesjährigen IFAT in München präsentiert die KSB-Gruppe den Besuchern ihre neusten Produkte

Supplier: KSB SE & Co. KGaA
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