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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine ran a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions were received.  See the new elements contest winners.  

  1. Feb. 9, 2018Mass production of new class of semiconductors closer to reality Illustration of carbon nanotubes depositing on a surface with the help of the alignment relay technique.

    Two Waterloo chemists have made it easier for manufacturers to produce a new class of faster and cheaper semiconductors.

  2. Feb. 8, 2018Waterloo chemists compete to stay one step ahead of drug cheatsGerman Gomez-Rios in the lab.

    The Pawliszyn Research Lab is leading efforts to catch illicit drug use, creating a revolution in rapid on-site analytical technologies.

  3. Dec. 12, 2017Waterloo Chemists develop batteries to triple the range of electric vehiclesElectric car being charged.

    New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.

    The breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity.

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  1. Feb. 22, 2018Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy Joint Seminar: Rene Fournier

    The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics & Astronomy Joint Seminar

    Machine Learning: Applications to Metal Clusters and Chemistry

    Rene Fournier
    Professor
    Department of Chemistry
    York University

    Location:  PHY 313
    Hosts:  Pierre-Nicholas Roy, Chemistry and Jeff Chen, Physics

  2. Feb. 26, 2018M.Sc. Thesis Defence - Liying Wang

    "Synthesis of Polylactide-block-Poly(L-Lysine) Block Copolymers"

    Location:     B1-266
    Supervisor:  M. Gauthier

  3. Feb. 28, 2018Science 3MT Faculty HeatPurple and green helium balloons with silver 3MT in the middle

    Interested in research? Want to learn more about what our Science grad students are working on? Thinking of competing next year?

    Join us to see how the participants use one slide and three minutes to present their research to a public audience.

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