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Material Spotlight: Nanozymes

CHEMISTRY / SECONDARY JUNIOR Material Spotlight: Nanozymes 20 OCTOBER 2021 Nanozymes are man-made nanomaterials that can catalyse biological reactions and display similarities to biological enzymes. There are generally three types of nanozymes: metal-based nanozymes (e.g. Au, Pt, Co), metal oxides…

Material Spotlight: Nanoporous Metals

CHEMISTRY / SECONDARY JUNIOR Material Spotlight: Nanoporous Metals 13 OCTOBER 2021 Nanoporous metals are metals which contain pores or cavities in the nanometer scale. Their range of interesting properties and potential wide range of applications has led to much research…

Chemistry tutorial: Resonance

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CHEMISTRY / SECONDARY SENIOR Chemistry tutorial: Resonance 5 OCTOBER 2021 Resonance is a method in valence bond theory (VBT), most commonly used to explain delocalised bonding. In VBT, bonds are assumed to be formed from the overlap of the atomic…

AI and Synthetic Organic Chemistry

CHEMISTRY / SECONDARY SENIOR AI and synthetic organic chemistry 30 JULY 2021 The content in this article is written in reference to the review article by de Almeida, Moreira and Rodrigues, published in Nature Reviews Chemistry, 2020. Artificial intelligence (AI),…