RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

The research groups of the Thomas Young Centre frequently publish important advances that are of interest to a wide multi-disciplinary audience. The items on our "Science Highlights" pages are short summaries of some of these advances, usually based on publications in high-impact journals.

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15/05/2019

Defect engineering of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) offers promising opportunities for tailoring their properties to specific functions and applications.

This month: TYC Researcher Ben Slater co-authors paper published in Nature Chemistry

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26/02/2019

In this article, TYC Researchers provide molecular-level insight into the electron flow in two decaheme proteins.

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08/01/2018

TYC Researchers investigate C–H bond activation as the first step towards the synthesis of fuels and fine chemicals.

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09/11/2017

Researchers from the Thomas Young Centre and the Institute for Advanced Study, Technische Universität München, in Germany have made important findings in multi-heme proteins by combining state-of-the-art quantum mechanics and and molecular dynamics calculations.

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