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March 27, 2017

New 2-D perovskite shines white

Ultrathin semiconductor materials showcase glowing potential

March 22, 2017

3-D printing seeks commercial markets

Firms add speed, scale, and materials to lure manufacturing customers

March 22, 2017

BASF takes to supercomputing

German firm turns to Hewlett Packard Enterprise to accelerate chemical research

March 20, 2017

Silicon dioxide as a molecular reagent

Researchers isolate monomeric SiO2 in a complex for the first time, finally creating a way to incorporate the unit in organic synthesis

March 20, 2017

Plastic film decodes the chemistry of priceless art objects

Noninvasive method samples the surfaces of historical paintings, frescoes, and more.

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