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October 18, 2016

Self-propelling motors could target cargo to the gut

Tiny tubes travel a preset distance in the intestine and then embed themselves in the intestinal wall

October 17, 2016

Methanol synthesis hinges on catalyst structure

Study should settle decades-old structure-sensitivity debate regarding copper nanocrystal catalysts

October 17, 2016

The art of the chemical bond

A look at the scientists who spend most of their time thinking about chemistry’s most central concept

October 10, 2016

Cobalt carbide nanoprisms focus on light olefins

Prismatic nanoparticles catalyze syngas-to-olefin reactions selectively at mild temperature

October 10, 2016

Nanotube array snags viruses

Device enriches and concentrates viruses from field samples, helping with surveillance for emerging infectious disease outbreaks

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