Tag Archives: Chemistry

A community effort to understand plant-soil-aerosol interactions

An ecosystem-wide molecular-level understanding of source-sink interactions is vital for trapping atmospheric carbon and increasing plant productivity. Now, plant scientists, climatologists, and atmospheric chemists are joining forces to create just that.  Continue reading

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Metal with Your Beer?

Heavy metal levels in commercial booze pose no health risk to most drinkers, but the findings could prompt discussions about industry standards for alcohol. Continue reading

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Molecular Microscope Lets Scientists Peer inside Single Cells

The new technology can identify proteins that distinguish healthy cells from diseased ones.   Continue reading

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Soot formation: A new mechanism for an old problem

Gaseous hydrocarbons may cluster into sooty particles through a chain reaction. Continue reading

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A compelling mechanism for soot formation

Gaseous hydrocarbons may cluster into soot through a chain reaction. Continue reading

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Watching How Rare, Meteoric Diamonds Form

A shock collision experiment maps hexagonal diamond’s transition from graphite in real time.   Continue reading

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Molecular Processes, Global Effects

Streamlined proposal call focuses on aerosol sampling at DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility site with analysis at Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory. Continue reading

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Defects Through the Looking Glass

Berkeley Lab researchers characterize individual defects inside a bulk insulator using scanning tunneling microscopy. Continue reading

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From the Bottom Up: Manipulating Nanoribbons at the Molecular Level

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley team engineers the shape and properties of nanoscale strips of graphene. Continue reading

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Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes

Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a method not only to look at the molecules next to the electrode surface, but to determine their arrangement changes depending on the voltage. Continue reading

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