| 23 Potassium sulfate forms a spiral structure when dissolved in solution.
22 Influence of iron doping on tetravalent nickel content in catalytic oxygen evolving films.
21 The reaction of methyl peroxy and hydroxyl radicals as a major source of atmospheric methanol.
20 Evidence for a new phase of dense hydrogen above 325 gigapascals.
19 Reversible adapting layer produces robust single-crystal electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution.
18 Electrodeposition of hierarchically structured three-dimensional nickel–iron electrodes for efficient oxygen evolution at high current densities.
17 A purely theoretical method for predicting gas-phase chemical reaction rates shows strong agreement with experiment.
16 Spiral precipitation patterns in confined chemical gardens.
15 Multiple competing pathways direct a metallic solid to its molten state.
14 Synthesis and detection of a seaborgium carbonyl complex.
13 Cephalopod-inspired design of electro-mechano-chemically responsive elastomers for on-demand fluorescent patterning.
12 Germanene: a novel two-dimensional germanium allotrope akin to graphene and silicene.
11 Observation of an all-boron fullerene.
10 Discovery and introduction of a (3,18)-connected net as an ideal blueprint for the design of metal–organic frameworks.
9 Highly active copper-ceria and copper-ceria-titania catalysts for methanol synthesis from CO2.
8 Direct chemical conversion of graphene to boron- and nitrogen- and carbon-containing atomic layers.
7 An atomic force microscope tip bearing a single carbon monoxide molecule was used to resolve hydrogen-bonding contacts between molecules.
6 Metal-free molecular catalysts can be tethered to nylon to render them recoverable and recyclable.
5 Molten oxide electrolysis is considered a promising route for extractive metallurgy with much reduced carbon dioxide emissions relative to traditional routes; now a new chromium-based alloy has been developed for use as an oxygen evolving anode that remains stable in the high-temperature corrosive conditions found during iron production via electrolysis.
4 Liquid gating tunes the carrier density in molybdenum disulfide, revealing unconventional superconductivity.
3 A general method of creating colloidal particles that can self-assemble into ‘colloidal molecules’ is described: surface patches with well-defined symmetries are functionalized using DNA with single-stranded sticky ends and imitate hybridized atomic orbitals to form highly directional bonds.
2 Electrons are shown to drive a structural transition in a pnictide superconductor.
1 Kelvin probe force microscopy can reveal the distribution of charge within a single naphthalocyanine molecule.