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  • n  a chemical bond consisting of a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g., oxygen or nitrogen) with one side be a covalent bond and the other being an ionic bond
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  • Visualized: a hydrogen bond seen for the first time
    Chalk one up for atomic force microscopy. As detailed in a paper published recently in the journal Science , researchers in China have used the imaging technique (as opposed to scanning tunnelling microscopy) to capture an image of a hydrogen bond for the very first time. As io9 explains , hydrogen bonding is common in nature -- responsible for the properties of water and the link between the ...
    Sept. 30, 2013 - Engadget
  • See The World's First Images Of Actual Hydrogen Bonds
    Scientists have just seen for the first time one of the most important physical interactions in our world — the special type of bond called the hydrogen bond that holds our DNA together and gives water its unique properties, including surface tension.
    Sept. 30, 2013 - Business Insider

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