Droplet motility

Artificial molecular systems in water can help delineate how movement emerges. In lipid droplets, interfacial tension can sustain droplet motility, which can adapt to different environmental cues.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.
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