Researchers explain why nanotubes prefer potassium to sodium
As detailed in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), UNL researchers have co-authored a new study that helps reveal the chemistry behind the mystery, offering answers that may inform efforts to purify water and transport pharmaceutical drugs. Learn More
Researchers build, morph chemical patterns on stretchable surfaces
With just a slight stretch of the imagination – and some elastic material – Dr. Stephen A. Morin and colleagues have shown how to create microscopic chemical patterns whose flexibility could extend from the physical to the functional. Learn More
Chemistry Day is on October 3rd - Register Today!
Chemistry Day is a day filled with science demos, chemistry lab tours, and hands-on science experiments intended for junior and senior high school students. Students and accompanying teachers and parents will also have the opportunity to learn more about the Department of Chemistry undergraduate program, careers in chemistry, and scholarship opportunities! Learn More
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Welcome to the web site for the Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska’s flagship campus here in Lincoln. We are a BIG Ten University on a steep growth trajectory! The Department has strengths at the disciplinary interfaces in Chemical Biology and Materials Chemistry. The former area builds around a long-standing tradition of research excellence in Organic Chemistry and Bioanalytical Chemistry and the latter benefits from an exceptional cadre of computational chemists ... Read More
David B. Berkowitz
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