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Molecules are often separated by their size, shape or other properties. twomeows/Moment via Getty Images

Separating molecules is a highly energy-intensive but essential part of drug development, desalination and other industrial processes – improving membranes can help

Around half of US industrial energy use goes toward separating molecules in industrial processes. Developing materials that can withstand harsh industrial conditions can help increase efficiency.
Giovanni Bellini, Young Woman at Her Toilette. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

Remaking history: how we are recreating Renaissance beauty recipes in the modern chemistry lab

To ‘make a beautiful face’, according to one 16th century recipe, you should take rosemary flowers and boil them with white wine.

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