Cheap solar cells made from shrimp shells


Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have successfully created electricity-generating solar-cells with chemicals found the shells of shrimps and other crustaceans for the first time. The materials chitin and chitosan found in the…

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A new set of building blocks for simple synthesis of complex molecules


Related images(click to enlarge) Assembling chemicals can be like putting together a puzzle. University of Illinois chemists have developed a way of fitting the pieces together to more efficiently build complex molecules, beginning with a…

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