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A novel 'green' method uses organic molecules and mechanochemistry, rather than toxic chemicals, to process metals.

A new microporous material made from crosslinked organic molecules can scrub radioactive iodine from water.

Scientists have discovered that a single-atom-thick layer of chromium triiodide displays intrinsic magnetism.

Computer simulations have revealed how a new electrocatalyst comprising nickel nano-islands on platinum can be both active and stable.

Researchers have found a way to make deformable, heat-resistant sponge-like materials from nanoscale ceramic fibers.

A combination of C60, graphene and hexagonal boron nitride has similar properties to silicon but better chemical stability, lightness and flexibility.

A new spectroscopy method can monitor the effects of radiation on materials in real time, including changes in thermal and mechanical properties.

A new method based on a superconductor and a microwave resonator can characterize the electronic properties of graphene.

A new type of alumina-based inorganic nanocomposite can protect perovskite quantum dots against air, sunlight, heat and water.

Organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites have a couple of properties that could make them a promising material for spintronics.

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Using uranium atoms and organic linkers, scientists have built the lowest-density metal-organic framework ever made.

High pressure could be the key to making high-entropy alloys made of common metals with a so-called hexagonal close-packed structure.

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A new nanocatalyst made from an alloy of platinum and yttrium can greatly reduce the amount of platinum required in fuel cells.

By applying hydrocarbon molecules with two different magnetic centers to a gold surface, scientists have produced the first 2D ferrimagnet.

Electrodes consisting of nanoparticles tethered to the surface of a charge collector using short organic conductors could revolutionize energy storage.

Complex three-dimensional Meccano-like constructions can be built from nanoparticles via a condensation process.

An anode made of graphene and carbon nanotubes can prevent the formation of dendrites in lithium-metal batteries.

A material comprising titanium oxide molecules on a porous spherical surface can improve the efficiency of sulphur-based cathodes.

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