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The moral molecule: Should oxytocin sprays be regulated?

Oxytocin is a string of nine amino acids combined into a peptide. It might look pretty unremarkable as a chemical formula, but if you formulate it into a handy spray, put it in an attractive bottle like this, and label it ‘liquid … Continue reading

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Forget graphene, what you want is SILICENE (well, maybe..)

You’ve heard of graphene? Well,  now its silicon equivalent – silicene – is here to mix up the two-dimensional atomic sheet party. Researchers have been claiming to have made the material for several years, but no one has  provided really … Continue reading

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