According to Finnish Estonian joint research with data obtained on two crustacean species there is apparently no reason to consider silver nanoparticles more dangerous for aquatic ecosystems than silver ions The results were reported in ... - Read More
In an advance toward glass that remains clear under the harshest of conditions scientists are reporting development of a new water repellant coating that resists both fogging and frosting Their research on the coating which ... - Read More
Fungi serve as a kind of natural cleaning crew for the ecosystem They form enzymes that can degrade hazardous substances converting natural as well as human made toxins into harmless compounds For instance they can ... - Read More
A new model facilitates predictions about how nanoparticles form and gives clues about how the process can be controlled Share This See Also Nature of Water Nanotechnology Materials Science Chemistry Physics Inorganic Chemistry Nanoparticle Sedimentary ... - Read More
Identifying the mysterious mechanism underlying high temperature superconductivity HTS remains one of the most important and tantalizing puzzles in physics This remarkable phenomenon allows electric current to pass with perfect efficiency through materials chilled to ... - Read More
Why certain catalyst materials work more efficiently when they are surrounded by water instead of a gas phase is unclear RUB chemists have now gleaned some initial answers from computer simulations They showed that water ... - Read More
Researchers from Amherst College and The University of Texas at Austin have described a new technique that might one day reveal in higher detail than ever before the composition and characteristics of the deep Earth ... - Read More
Over the last quarter century scientists have discovered a handful of materials that can be converted from magnetic insulators or metals into superconductors able to carry electrical current with no energy loss an enormously promising ... - Read More
In a sweeping review of the field of bio inspired engineering and biomimicry in the Feb 15 issue of the journal Science two engineers at the University of California San Diego identify three characteristics of ... - Read More
To make fuel cells more economical engineers want a fast and efficient iron based molecule that splits hydrogen gas to make electricity Online Feb 17 at Nature Chemistry researchers report such a catalyst It is ... - Read More
Released 2 12 2013 2 00 PM ESTEmbargo expired 2 17 2013 1 00 PM ESTSource Newsroom Pacific Northwest National Laboratory more news from this source Fast and efficient biologically inspired catalyst could someday make ... - Read More
University of Utah engineers demonstrated it is feasible to build the first organic materials that conduct electricity on their edges but act as an insulator inside These materials called organic topological insulators could shuttle information ... - Read More
Researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology UNIST South Korea have pioneered a simple but efficient and eco friendly way to produce Edge selectively functionalized graphene nanoplatelets EFGnPs by dry ball milling ... - Read More
Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology show that a recently discovered class of materials can be used to create a new kind of solar cell Share This See Also Materials Science Solar Energy Graphene ... - Read More
Farmers treat seeds chemically in order to rid them of pest infestation Now researchers have developed a method that kills pathogens without harming the environment Pioneering seed suppliers are already implementing the procedure commercially Share ... - Read More
A new platform to support and extend the viability of proteins for scientific study has been developed through work done as part of the doctoral studies of a recent University of Alabama in Huntsville doctoral ... - Read More
Scientists studying an enzyme that naturally produces alkanes long carbon chain molecules that could be a direct replacement for the hydrocarbons in gasoline have figured out why the natural reaction typically stops after three to ... - Read More
It would be a terrible thing if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big pesky diamonds Share This See Also Graphene Materials Science Spintronics Physics Nanotechnology Chemistry Carbon nanotube ... - Read More
Wear is a fact of life As surfaces rub against one another they break down and lose their original shape With less material to start with and functionality that often depends critically on shape and ... - Read More
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