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Scientists Trace 'Poisoning' in Chemical Reactions to the Atomic Scale

Nov 24 2016 Researchers have revealed new atomic scale details about pesky deposits that can stop or slow chemical reactions vital to fuel production and other processes This disruption to reactions is known as deactivation ... - Read More

Nano-Spike Catalysts Convert Carbon Dioxide Directly Into Ethanol

In a new twist to waste to fuel technology scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon ... - Read More

Scientists Rev Up Speed of Bionic Enzyme Reactions

Oct 10 2016 Bionic enzymes got a needed boost in speed thanks to new research at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab By pairing a noble metal with a natural enzyme ... - Read More

Ames Lab Discovers Way to Make Alane a Better Hydrogen Fuel Option for Vehicles

Sep 28 2016 Scientists at the U S Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory in collaboration with several partners have discovered a less expensive more energy efficient way to produce alane – aluminum trihydride – a ... - Read More

Making Catalysts Smarter

in a paper published Monday Sept 19 in the journal Nature Chemistry Titled “Adsorbate mediated strong metal support interactions in oxide supported Rh catalysts ” the paper describes a new approach to dynamically tune how ... - Read More

On-surface chemistry leads to novel products

On surface chemical reactions can lead to novel chemical compounds not yet synthesized by solution chemistry The first step second step and third step products can be analyzed in detail using a high resolution atomic ... - Read More

Smaller, cheaper microbial fuel cells turn urine into electricity

A new kind of fuel cell that can turn urine into electricity could revolutionize the way we produce bioenergy particularly in developing countries The research published in Electrochimica Acta describes a new design of microbial ... - Read More

Researchers develop new, more-efficient selective oxidation catalyst

Since August 2012 Thomas Manz Chemical and Materials Engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University and Ph D student Bo Yang have worked to develop a new more efficient selective oxidation catalyst Our new ... - Read More

Clean energy from water

Fuel cells generate electrical energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen To obtain clean energy the splitting of water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen is critical Researchers at the University of ... - Read More

Carbon Dioxide Captured From Air Converted Directly to Methanol Fuel for the First Time

Released 3 Feb 2016 2 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom University of Southern California USC Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Journal of American Chemical SocietyFeb 6 2016 They're making ... - Read More

Mystery surrounding non-platinum catalysts for fuel cell technologies solved

A persistent controversy in catalysts for fuel cells has just been solved by a team of researchers from the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences at the University of Tsukuba The oxygen reduction reaction is ... - Read More

New catalyst improves efficiency of drug, pesticide production

Scientists at the Universitat Politècnica de València Polytechnic University of Valencia UPV and the University of Bucharest have developed a new catalyst material graphene containing oriented metal nanoparticles for organic reactions in the manufacture of ... - Read More

Better catalysts will remove carcinogenic chlorine compounds from water

The Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw has just unveiled two new catalysts developed in close cooperation with the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and the Jan Kochanowski University in ... - Read More

Chemical design made easier

Rice University scientists using an efficient metal free process have synthesized dozens of small molecule catalysts tools that promise to speed the making of novel chemicals including drugs The lab of synthetic chemist László Kürti ... - Read More

Atom-Sized Craters Make a Catalyst Much More Active

Released 23 Nov 2015 1 20 PM ESTSource Newsroom SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations H Li et al Nature ... - Read More

2015 Dreyfus Prize Chemist Realizes Vast Commercial Applications from His Polymerization Innovation

Humria Remicade Rituxan Avastin and Herceptin ATRP is having a broad application interfacing with biology ATRP has enabled both the controlled synthesis of complex biomimetic polymers and the preparation of bio hybrids The fusion of ... - Read More

Energy-Efficient Reaction Drives ORNL Biofuel Conversion Technology

Released 3 Nov 2015 11 05 AM ESTSource Newsroom Oak Ridge National Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature Scientific ReportsNov 4 2015 ... - Read More

New ORNL Catalyst Features Unsurpassed Selectivity

Released 29 Oct 2015 9 05 AM EDTSource Newsroom Oak Ridge National Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations NatureOct 30 2015 OAK RIDGE ... - Read More

Biodiesel Made Easier and Cleaner with Waste-Recycling Catalyst

Released 10 Sep 2015 9 30 AM EDTEmbargo expired 14 Sep 2015 11 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom Cardiff University more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only ... - Read More

Discovery of a Highly Efficient Catalyst Eases Way to Hydrogen Economy

and cobalt a metal that is 1 000 times cheaper than platinum Catalysts reduce the energy needed to start a chemical reaction The new catalyst is almost as efficient as platinum and likely shows the ... - Read More
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