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Computation and theory news, June 2017

Oxygen atoms embedded very near the surface of a copper catalyst play a central role in converting carbon dioxide and water into ethanol.

Controlling the dynamics of moisture responsive wrinkles.

Open source software developed for solubility prediction.

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

Materials scientists have resurrected and improved an online cookbook of crystalline structures.

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

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

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In an unexpected finding, scientists have discovered that the atomic disorder seen in irradiated materials is different to that seen in glass.

Understanding the behavior of metal nanoparticles when undergoing oxidation.

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