Daily Archives: July 9, 2019

Charge transfer within transition-metal dyes analysed

An X-ray pulse probes the delocalization of iron 3d electrons onto adjacent ligands. Credit: M. Künsting/HZB Transition-metal complexes in dye-based solar cells are responsible for converting light into electrical energy. A model of spatial charge separation within the molecule has been used to describe this conversion. However, an analysis at …

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AT&T to pull Friends from Netflix for its streaming service

In this Sept. 22, 2002, file photo the cast of television’s “Friends”, from left: Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox Arquette, Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer appear during the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. AT&T is pulling “Friends” from Netflix to …

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Small-volume, high-throughput organic synthesis

Building block approach to prepare complex ─B(OH)2 moiety containing molecules in large numbers. Credit: Dömling Lab/Science Advances University of Groningen Professor of Drug Design, Alexander Dömling, has devised a method to rapidly synthesize thousands of new molecules and evaluate their properties as potential drugs. In a paper published by Science …

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FORM is sorta like Google Glass, but for swimming

The rise of augmented reality has enabled tech companies to create some of the most hyped-up eyewear the world has ever seen. After showing half-baked prototypes, some of the futuristic glasses were quickly defunct like the consumer-ready version of Google Glass. Others remain in development mode, like the ones Apple …

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Body plan evolution not as simple as once believed

The left side is a rendering of a Drosophila yakuba male fly while the right side is a Drosophila santomea male. Drosophila santomea has lost most of its body coloration during the .5 million years since the two species diverged, including bands of pigmentation that adorn each abdominal segment and …

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