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Scientists Create Compound with a Single Element

rocketman768 (838734) writes | more than 5 years ago

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rocketman768 (838734) writes "

An international team of researchers including scientists at the Carnegie Institution has discovered a new chemical compound that consists of a single element: boron. Chemical compounds are conventionally defined as substances consist of two or more elements, but the researchers found that a high pressure and temperature pure boron can assume two distinct forms that bond together to create a novel 'compound' called boron boride.

The full scoop is here."

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a close marriage? (1)

LifesRoadie (1342921) | more than 5 years ago | (#26734069)

Sounds a bit incestuous to me. Like marrying ones sister.

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