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Amide catalyses chlorine production


In Nature, Chinese researchers propose organocatalysis as a way to make the old but still vital chlor-alkali process more efficient.

Captidative effect

Radical shielding weakens C–C bond


Simulations confirm that the use of electron withdrawing groups on radicals weakens the resulting C–C bond. 

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Stiff, light and flexible


Rigid materials cannot absorb shocks and cushioning materials are soft. Or are they?