A bit of boron, a pinch of palladium: One-stop shop for the Suzuki reaction


Carbon-containing compounds are at the heart of organic chemistry, and carbon is the basis of all living matter. However, the so-called Suzuki reaction provides a simple means of creating carbon-carbon bonds to form compounds that…

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Acrobatics for anyons: New test for elusive fundamental particle proposed


In quantum physics there are two classes of fundamental particles. Photons, the quanta of light, are bosons, while the protons and neutrons that make up atomic nuclei belong to the fermions. Bosons and fermions differ…

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