Beyond the Web

NYU Chemists Create Some Crazy Molecule We Don’t Understand

May some day lead to new forms of photo sharing.

There have been some rumblings recently in Silicon Alley that the city could use more diversity in its tech sector. About two thirds of venture dollars in New York flow into web and software plays. But right under our noses, some crazy cool science is going on. Like this molecular polyhedron, recently created by NYU chemist, whose unique shape might allow it trap other molecular species, which would mean we could use it to create some new materials, materials that might…actually we have no idea what they might do. Read More