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March 8, 2018

Chemists break record for longest C–C bond

New compound contains a 1.806-Å-long alkane bond that stretches beyond theoretical limit

March 7, 2018

Organometallic flow reaction reaches industrial scale

Chemists solve solubility problems to produce 100 kg of product

March 7, 2018

Una reacción organometálica en flujo a escala industrial

Los químicos logran solucionar los problemas de solubilidad para producir 100 kilos de producto

March 5, 2018

Watching palladium directly synthesize hydrogen peroxide

Spectroscopy insights could lead to an inexpensive route to an industrial oxidizer

March 5, 2018

Flipping from E- to Z-alkenes

Light-catalyzed reaction offers easy access to Z-isomer cross-coupling partners

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