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Chemicals induce dipoles to damp plasmons

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IMAGE: Illustration shows the process of using dipoles induced by specific molecules to measure their damping effect on gold nanoparticle plasmons. view more  Credit: Alese Pickering/Rice
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Key evidence associating hydrophobicity with effective acid catalysis

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IMAGE: Simplified schematic showing how alkyl acetates with long tails cannot approach acidic sulfo sites (blue discs) in hydrophilic environments; however, they can approach hydrophobic environments
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Breakthrough in air purification with a catalyst that works at room temperature

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Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have shown that a newly engineered catalyst made of gold nanoparticles supported on a metal oxide framework
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Superbugs have colonized the International Space Station — but there’s a silver lining

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Astronauts leave behind many things when they boldly go. Bacteria, however, stay with them. Extreme spaceflight conditions can force these bacteria to toughen up, while
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Nanocrystal ‘factory’ could revolutionize quantum dot manufacturing

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North Carolina State University researchers have developed a microfluidic system for synthesizing perovskite quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light. The system drastically