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Computation and theory news, May 2017

After more than 60 years of trying, scientists have reported the first organic synthesis of a carbon nanobelt.

Bits, bytes and oscillating chits

Bits, bytes and oscillating chits

A new design strategy provides a highly general framework that can be applied to the self-assembly of crystalline or fluid materials.

By heating ethene in stages on a rhodium catalyst substrate, scientists have managed to convert it to layers of graphene.

Scientists have succeeded in making the first chiral molecular sieves for distinguishing left- and right-handed versions of molecules.

There will be four awards of $2,000 each for Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia and Acta Biomaterialia.

A new model can account for irregularities in how atoms in materials such as metals arrange themselves at so-called ‘grain boundaries’.

Using simplified proteins known as peptoids, scientists have discovered that a minor change in structure can alter the crystallization pathway.

Molecular crystal lattice made up of fullerene molecules called fullerite has outstanding stiffness and hardness.

Scientists have successfully synthesized two new magnetic materials predicted by high-throughput computational models.

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