Category Archives: New Developments in Chemistry

Self Healing Polymer

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Friday Fun: A New Element

Chemists everywhere should be cheerful. We may have a new element to study! A team of scientists in Sweden confirmed the existence of element number 115. Although another research group discovered the element in 2004, no one had recreated their … Continue reading

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Graphene: The New Wonder Material

Graphene is often called the new “Wonder Material.” Its discovery earned Giem and Novoselov the 2010 Nobel prize in physics. It has the distinction of being both the strongest and thinnest material in the world. Graphene is also one of … Continue reading

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Fluorescent Silk: Awesome Science and Fashion!

Good Evening! I have a short post for you today: cool genetic engineering and a possible new trend in the fashion world. Scientists have found a way to make fluorescent silk. The new material is comparable to normal silk and … Continue reading

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Successful 3-D printing with a Liquid Metal

Recently, three-dimensional printing technology has seen significant advancements.  A challenge scientists have faced when 3-D printing metals is that metals must be molten during printing. The liquid metal tends to coalesce instead of maintaining the desired shape. However, researchers at … Continue reading

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