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Professor Chris Jarzynski and NIST Collaborators report new tool to measure free energy in molecular machines and demonstrate with DNA migration

In work at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland in College Park, researchers have devised and demonstrated a new way to measure free energy.
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Prof. Michael Zachariah and Collaborators Report “Shocking” Nanoparticles

Making a giant leap in the ‘tiny’ field of nanoscience, a multi-institutional team of researchers is the first to create nanoscale particles composed of up to eight distinct elements…
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New Labs Catalyze Chemistry Learning

The Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center is a beacon for progress. From its cornerstone—the first new one laid on McKeldin Mall in 50 years—to its two green roofs, the building provides an atmospher
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Catherine Fenselau elevated to Distinguished University Professor

Dr. Catherine Fenselau was named one of 2017 Distinguished University Professors at the University of Maryland’s annual Faculty and Staff Convocation. The title of Distinguished University Professor is the
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UMD ACS Chemistry Student Chapter in the spotlight

One of our proudest achievements is building a tutoring program at College Park Academy. We initially reached out to the school to see if we could come in to do some fun demonstrations to get the kids excited a
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University of Maryland Scientists Contribute to Federal Climate Science Report

Professor Ross Salawitch and other University of Maryland scientists contributed to the new Climate Science Special Report (CSSR)—the most comprehensive look at climate science and its effects to date. The