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Professor Hyun-Wook Lee
24 Aug 2017
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has made a surprising discovery: Making better batteries via real-time TEM obervation.
3D STED image of HeLa cell microtubules immunolabled with the newly synthesized dye, PhoxBright430 (PB430)
17 Aug 2017
~ A powerful tool for 3D and multicolor STED imaging of cellular ultrastructure ~
Grinding chiral crystals of gold and isocyanide complexes caused them to transition into achiral crystals while simultaneously changing their emission properties.
25 Jul 2017
Crystals made from gold complexes change color as they change structure from “chiral” to “achiral” when ground.
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11 Jul 2017
A new molecule that reads mitochondrial DNA could pave the way to treat some genetic nerve and muscle diseases.
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07 Jul 2017
Scientists have discovered a unique biosynthetic pathway for D-Glutamate, an important cell wall component in pathogenic bacteria, which could lead to the development of medicines and agricultural chemicals.
9-anthryl gold(I) isocyanide (3α) turns invisible and emits infrared after it’s ground whereas phenyl  gold(I) isocyanide (1) turns yellow.
31 May 2017
A gold compound shifts from a visible fluorescence to emitting infrared when ground - a big shift with potential applications in bioimaging and security inks.
Catalyst
25 May 2017
Tungsten and titanium compounds join forces to turn a common alkane into other hydrocarbons.
Professor Rhee
25 Apr 2017
A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), developed a new technique to understand the correct architectures of IMM proteins, using special chemical tools.
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28 Feb 2017
Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea have introduced a new approach to treat Alzheimer's Disease.
27 Feb 2017
A simple etching technique offers a means for creating left-handed and right-handed nanostructures.
Power of attraction
19 Jan 2017
Hybrid organic-inorganic materials can self-assemble into tiny doughnut-like structures.
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20 Dec 2016
Surrounding silver nanoclusters with hydrogen-rich shells offers new opportunities in catalysis and opto-electronics.
12 Dec 2016
Research at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, finds that silver atoms can be crafted into a box-shaped nanocluster by careful selection of ligand molecules.
18 Nov 2016
The Chinese scientist developed innovative nano-sized materials that could be used to clean water, deliver medicine and improve batteries.
18 Nov 2016
A recent research from South Korea has developed 'Silica-Protective-Layer' strategy for high performance hydrogen fuel cell catalyst.
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26 Oct 2016
New heights reached for solids that capture carbon dioxide at low concentrations in gas mixtures.
19 Oct 2016
A clean, green, metal-free approach to making high-performance polycarbonates.
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29 Sep 2016
A research group in Japan successfully developed room temperature multiferroic materials by a layer-by-layer assembly of nanosheet building blocks. Multiferroic materials are expected to play a vital role in the development of next-generation multifunctional electronic devices.
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26 Sep 2016
The work by Prof. Tae-Hyuk Kwon (School of Natural Science) at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has presented a new cancer treatment that uses red lights to target and kill cancer cells alternatively without surgery.
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19 Sep 2016
A recent quantum mechanical study of graphene by a research team at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, has elucidated the intercalation mechanism and pathways for graphene decoupling from the copper substrate.
13 Sep 2016
Modeling the growth of tiny flakes of a two-dimensional form of phosphorus could help researchers one day produce better electronics.
A thiophene-fused PAH molecule synthesized from sulfur.
12 Sep 2016
Scientists at Nagoya University have developed a short route to form various thiophene-fused polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by simply heating mono-functionalized PAHs with sulfur.
30 Aug 2016
Tweaking the structure of metal-organic frameworks could transform the capacity to use methane as a fuel.
Synthesis of organic nanotubes by the "helix-to-tube" method
30 Aug 2016
Organic nanotubes (ONTs) are tubular nanostructures
 composed of organic molecules that have unique properties and have found various applications, such as electro-conductive materials. A group of scientists at Nagoya University have developed a simple and effective method for the formation of robust covalent ONTs from simple molecules.
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25 Aug 2016
Researchers in Japan and US jointly developed a chemical sensing material whose electrical conductivity dramatically increases when exposed to toxic gases.
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05 Aug 2016
Hokkaido University researchers have synthesised a uniquely structured platinum-based superconducting material.
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04 Aug 2016
Ribonucleic acid (RNA) binding fluorescent probes have been powerful and important analytical tools for the study of RNA structures and functions.

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