Chemistry

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The team solved this mystery with the help of a vacuum chamber, a lot of lasers, and one powerful cosmic reaction.

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After 90 years, scientists have revealed the structure of benzene.

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Sir Fraser Stoddart – Scottish chemist, 2016 Nobel Laureate and UNSW Sydney SHARP Hire – says one the proudest accomplishments of his career has been helping more than 500 early career researchers from approximately 50 different countries to cultivate their independence and unique strengths.

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Science that changes the world is a product of investing time in being a good mentor to young researchers, and encouraging them to think outside the box, says Nobel Laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart. 

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Winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, Professor Robert Grubbs, will give a public talk next week on the translation of fundamental science into useful products.

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For their work in surface chemistry, HIV/AIDS and memory disruption in dementia, three UNSW researchers have won four prestigious Royal Society of NSW Awards for 2016.

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Twins Alex and Douglas Dunn have used a prestigious international fellowship to improve nanoparticles' ability to deliver cancer-fighting drugs directly to cancer cells.

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UNSW chemists have invented a new type of tiny lab-on-a-chip device that could have a diverse range of applications, including to detect toxic gases, fabricate integrated circuits and screen biological molecules.

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The UNSW Chemical Society will celebrate its centenary this week with a special meeting –traditonally called a “conversazione”– to be addressed by the Vice-Chancellor.

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Taking their inspiration from Nature, UNSW scientists have developed a new method for carrying out chemical reduction – an industrial process used to produce fuels and chemicals that are vital for modern society.

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