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A New Breed of Stable Anti-aromatic Compound


December 17, 2012

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The novel compound is a new chapter in a story that began in 1825, when English scientist Michael Faraday first isolated benzene from gas lights. Benzene would later be identified as one of a class of compounds known as aromatics, which have immense importance in both biological function and industrial production. Full Story

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