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July 24, 2017

A new edition of fluoroalkyl additions

Chemists develop a convenient approach to safely using tetrafluoroethylene in organic synthesis

July 24, 2017

Phospharubber makes its debut

Poly(phosphaisoprene) and poly(phosphabutadiene) offer new variations on natural and synthetic rubber

July 24, 2017

Iron-based catalyst reduces CO2 to CH4 photochemically

Inexpensive complex turns the greenhouse gas into fuel at ambient temperature and pressure

July 20, 2017

Polymer ‘pulleys’ could boost Li-ion battery performance

Mechanical polymers prevent silicon anode disintegration

July 17, 2017

Automating reaction discovery

Approach combines chemical design and informatics to find new chemical transformations

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