Archive of Recent Research News Items

 
  • June 21st, 2006      The Fundamental Difference Between a Nanodroplet and Bulk Solution: the Mystery of Rings
  • June 7th, 2006      Adventures with Substances Containing Metals in Negative Oxidation States
  • April 12th, 2006      One Step to Crosslinkable Polystyrenes
  • March 29th, 2006      Identification of Proteins Involved in Rubber Biosynthesis
  • March 15th, 2006      Phorboxazole analogs induce association of cdk4 with extranuclear cytokeratin intermediate filaments
  • March 1st, 2006      Nanometer-length scale spatial distribution of singlet oxygen in natural waters
  • February 15th, 2006      Critical Properties of Aluminum
  • February 1st, 2006      Simulating Fluid Phase Equilibria of Water from First Principles
  • January 18st, 2006      Improved Density Functionals for Water
  • January 4th, 2006      Enzyme Catalysis: Quantum Effects and Non-perfect Synchronization
  • December 21st, 2005      Tailoring nanoporous materials
  • December 7th, 2005      Improvement of charge-dependent response properties in semiempirical QM/MM models for RNA catalysis
  • November 23rd, 2005      Simultaneous Segregated Storage of Two Agents in a Multicompartment Micelle
  • November 9th, 2005      The First Example of an RS-Fe(IV)=O Complex Relevant to the Active Species of Cytochrome P450
  • October 26th, 2005      New Copper-Sulfur Complexes With Unusual Electronic Structures: Progress Toward Synthetic Models of the Tetracopper-Sulfide Catalytic Site in Nitrous Oxide Reductase
  • October 12th, 2005      Selective chemical modification of biological molecules
  • September 28th, 2005      Ionophore-Based Chemical Sensors: Testing the Limits of Fluoroelectrochemistry
  • September 14th, 2005      PM3BP : A new semiempirical quantum model for hydrogen bonded nucleic acid base pairs
  • August 31st, 2005      Photodissociation of NH3
  • August 17rd, 2005      Hoye and Ryba Describe a Desymmetrization Strategy for the Synthesis of a (+)-Peloruside A Fragment
  • August 3rd, 2005      Monolithic Macroporous Carbon Electrodes for Lithium-Ion Secondary Batteries
  • July 20th, 2005      Ionization of Molecular Liquids at High Laser Intensities
  • July 6nd, 2005      Elucidating the vibrational spectra of hydrogen-bonded aggregates in solution
  • June 22nd, 2005      Mono- and digallane complexes of a tridentate amido-diamine ligand
  • June 6th, 2005      Molecular Sliding Creates Charge-Traps in an Organic Semiconductor - Pentacene
  • May 11th, 2005      Low Temperature Trapping of a Diiron-Superoxo Intermediate
  • May 11th, 2005      Tuning the Diradical Character of meta-Arynes
  • April 27th, 2005      Analytical techniques to investigate the sequestration of anticancer drugs in individual acidic organelles
  • April 13th, 2005      The contribution of phosphate-phosphate repulsions to the free energy of DNA bending
  • March 30th, 2005      Ring-Opening Polymerization of Macrocycles: A New Route to Green Polymers
  • March 16th, 2005      Ring Around the Nitrogen
  • March 2nd, 2005      Quantum mechanical reaction rate constants by vibrational configuration interaction
  • February 16th, 2005      Molecular Rods of GaN Emit Blue Light
  • February 2nd, 2005      Stable Dioxetane Precursors as Selective Trap-and-Trigger Chemiluminescent Probes for Singlet Oxygen
  • January 5th, 2005      Simulating Green Solvents
  • December 22nd, 2004      Cloaking Sensitive Nanoparticles for Chemical Invincibility
  • December 8th, 2004      Structural Insights into Nonheme Alkylperoxoiron(III) and Oxoiron(IV) Intermediates
  • November 24th, 2004      New methods for treatment of long-range electrostatic interactions in quantum simulations of biochemical reactions
  • November 10th, 2004      Dioxygen Activation at a Single Copper Site
  • October 27th, 2004      Multicompartment Micelles from ABC Triblock Copolymer Miktoarm Stars
  • October 13th, 2004      Self-assembly of nanoelectronic component arrays by hybridization to 2D DNA scaffolding
  • September 29th, 2004     Multi-scale quantum models for RNA catalysis
  • September 15th, 2004     Spheres, worms and vesicles in organic block copolymer systems
  • September 1st, 2004     Trans-Editing of Cys-tRNAPro by Haemophilus influenzae YbaK Protein
  • August 18th, 2004     Renewable Resource Polymers for Polylactide Toughening
  • August 4th, 2004     Pseudomorphic Transformations of Nanostructured Silica to Titania
  • July 21st, 2004     Hybrid QM/MM study of thio effects in transphosphorylation reactions: the role of solvation
  • July 7th, 2004     NMR investigation of a Membrane Protein Dynamics
  • June 23rd, 2004     Liquid Water from First Principles: Validation of Different Sampling Approaches
  • June 9th, 2004     Crystallization under Nanoscopic Confinement: A Prescription for Controlling Crystal Polymorphism
  • May 26th, 2004     Combining SCC-DFTB with Molecular Mechanics GHO Method
  • April 14th, 2004     Design and application of a multi-coefficient correlation method for dispersion interactions
  • March 31st, 2004     Atomic Layer Deposition of Zirconia and Silica
  • March 17th, 2004     Control of pore hydrophilicity in ordered nanoporous polystyrene
  • March 3rd, 2004     Enzymatic activity on a chip: the critical role of protein orientation
  • February 18th, 2004     Synthetic Compounds that Hydroxylate Hydrocarbons
  • February 4th, 2004     Total Synthesis and Structural Assignment of Spongidepsin via a Stereodivergent RCM Strategy
  • January 21th, 2004     Dynamics of an Enzymatic Substitution Reaction in Haloalkane Dehalogenase
  • January 7th, 2004     Nanotube-Directed Alignment in Anisotropic Materials
  • December 24th, 2003     Insights into the regioselectivity and RNA binding affinity of HIV-1 nucleocapsid protein from linear-scaling quantum methods
  • December 10th, 2003     Electronic Structure of Group-13/Group-15 Materials
  • November 12th, 2003     Size Dependent Reactivity of Iron Oxyhydroxide Nanoparticles
  • October 29th, 2003     A Highly Active Zinc Catalyst for the Controlled Polymerization of Lactide
  • October 15th, 2003     Metal Carbonyl Anions: from [Fe(CO)4]2- to [Hf(CO)6]2- and Beyond
  • September 17th, 2003    The Mechanism of Carbocation Cyclization by Squalene Cyclase
  • September 3rd, 2003    Anticancer Drugs in Individual Mitochondria
  • August 20th, 2003    Rational Design of Ionophore-Based Chemical Sensors
  • August 6th, 2003    Structure and Membrane Interactions of Phospholamban
  • July 23rd, 2003     Hybrid QM/MM study of thio effects in transphosphorylation reactions in solution
  • July 9th, 2003     Temperature Dependence of Transfer Properties: Importance of Heat Capacity Effects
  • June 11th, 2003     The Surface Chelate Effect
  • May 28th, 2003     What is the Mechanism of Methane C-H Bond Activation by Metallocenes?
  • May 14th, 2003     Soft polymer shells for hard nanostructures
  • April 30th, 2003     Probing dipole lattices at molecule-metal interfaces
  • April 16th, 2003     Structure of Iron(IV)-oxo Complexes - Clues for O2 Activation
  • April 2th, 2003    Spectroscopic Evidence for the Metal-Mediated Conversion of Ethylene to Benzene: One Nb Atom is Enough!
  • March 19th, 2003    An Unusual Effect of Near-Neighbor Interactions on the Structure of a Molecule: The Hypersensitivity of HCN-BF3
  • March 5th, 2003    Oxidation of Size-Selected Diesel Nano-Aerosol Particles
  • February 19th, 2003    New Homoleptic Anthracene Complexes of Anionic Metals: Promising Isolable Synthons for Atoms of Niobium(1-), Tantalum(1-) and Iron(1-)
  • February 5th, 2003    Scanning Tunneling Microscopy With Chemically Modified Gold Tips: In-Situ Reestablishment of Chemical Contrast
  • January 22th, 2003    Spectroscopic and theoretical characterization of tyrosyl radicals in dipeptides
  • January 8th, 2003    Multicoefficient Correlation Methods for Thermochemistry and Thermochemical Kinetics
  • December 25, 2002    Watching the solvent participate in chemistry in real time
  • December 11, 2002    Simulating the Nucleation of Water/Ethanol and Water/Nonane Mixtures
  • November 27, 2002    Growth and chemical reactivity of goethite (FeOOH) nanoparticles.
  • November 13, 2002    Dramatic Improvement in the Toughness of an Environmentally-Friendly Plastic
  • October 30, 2002    Clusters and the Solid State:Probing the Connection for Gallium Nitride
  • October 16, 2002    Transition States for Quantum Photochemistry and the Breakdown of the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation for Laser-Induced Chemistry
  • October 2, 2002     Snapshots of Dioxygen Activation by Copper
  • September 18, 2002    * Ion Sensors for Clinical Chemistry
  • September 4, 2002    * Molecular functions on the Silicon Oxide Surface
  • August 21, 2002     * Green Chemistry: Iron-Catalyzed Asymmetric Olefin cis-Dihydroxylation
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