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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do


August 12, 2008

Photo of USC College chemist Anna Krylov. A paper in the August 8 issue of Science provides the first hard evidence for the simultaneous break-up of a molecule into three equal parts. Previous studies of so-called "concerted break-ups" had only suggested their existence, said co-author Anna Krylov, a USC theoretical chemist. Full Story

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