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Study Finds Particles, Molecules Prefer Not to Mix


May 4, 2009

component mixture In the world of small things, shape, order and orientation are surprisingly important, according to findings from a new study by chemists at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Lev Gelb, Washington University associate professor of chemistry, his graduate student Brian Barnes, and postdoctoral researcher Daniel Siderius, used computer simulations to study a very simple model of molecules on surfaces, which looks a lot like the computer game "Tetris." Full Story

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