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Of solvents and dissolved agents

Chemistry in solution takes place everywhere, for instance in our bodies. Research in the Ruhr is pulling out all the stops to understand all the details of this. Read more

Water mapping around solutes

In the first attempt, the chemists investigated alcohols using their new procedure. Later, they want to work on larger molecules. This could help when developing medications. Read more

Early English language lessons less effective than expected

Children who are confronted with a foreign language at an early stage at school have no problem learning it. A commonly held view. It would seem, however, that this is a rather simplistic notion. Read more


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