Date March 25 2015 Source National Institute for Materials Science NIMS Summary A new finding challenges the established dogma that hydrogen exists in the form of a hydroxyl group i e water in silicate minerals ... - Read More
CH5+ formed by adding a proton H+ to the well known methane CH4 molecule is the prototype of fluxional molecules In contrast to common molecules which are depicted as a rigid structure consisting of balls ... - Read More
Graphene a strong lightweight carbon honeycombed structure that's only one atom thick holds great promise for energy research and development Recently scientists with the Fluid Interface Reactions Structures and Transport FIRST Energy Frontier Research Center ... - Read More
For nearly half a century scientists have been trying to replace precious metal catalysts in fuel cells Now for the first time researchers at Case Western Reserve University have shown that an inexpensive metal free ... - Read More
The characteristic blue glow from a nuclear reactor is present in radiation therapy too Investigators from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center led by Brian W Pogue PhD and PhD candidates Adam K Glaser and Rongxiao ... - Read More
A new model describing atomic nuclei proposed by a physicist from the University of Warsaw Faculty of Physics more accurately predicts the properties of various exotic isotopes that are created in supernova explosions or inside ... - Read More
Individual protons and neutrons in atomic nuclei turn out not to behave according to the predictions made by existing theoretical models This surprising conclusion reached by an international team of physicists including staff members from ... - Read More
Enzymes are catalysts that speed up chemical reactions in living organisms and control many cellular biological processes by converting a molecule or substrate into a product used by the cell For scientists understanding details of ... - Read More
how small its samples can be how large the crystal unit cells we can resolve ” said Kovalevsky “But this result shows the instrument is performing to its specifications which is exciting ” For future ... - Read More
Not all boreholes are the same Scientists of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT used mobile measurement equipment to analyze gaseous compounds emitted by the extraction of oil and natural gas in the USA For ... - Read More
Published in the journal Nature the discovery could revolutionise fuel cells and other hydrogen based technologies as they require a barrier that only allow protons hydrogen atoms stripped off their electrons to pass through In ... - Read More
The discovery of a new particle will transform our understanding of the fundamental force of nature that binds the nuclei of atoms researchers argue Led by scientists from the University of Warwick the discovery of ... - Read More
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and other institutions have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays The skin pigment converts the UV ... - Read More
Yeast are commonly used to transform corn and other plant materials into biofuels such as ethanol However large concentrations of ethanol can be toxic to yeast which has limited the production capacity of many yeast ... - Read More
Researchers from the University of Houston and Trinity University have for the first time provided direct evidence of a water mediated reaction mechanism for the catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide The work used gold nanoparticles ... - Read More
An international team of researchers led by the University of Leicester has solved a long standing mystery in biology by identifying the molecular structure of a vital biological chemical The debate which has raged within ... - Read More
Researchers have announced the creation of an imaging technology more powerful than anything that has existed before and is fast enough to observe life processes as they actually happen at the molecular level Chemical and ... - Read More
Water splitting is one of the critical reactions that sustain life on earth and could be a key to the creation of future fuels It is a key in the process of photosynthesis through which ... - Read More
Caltech researchers have found a way to make measurements that go beyond the limits imposed by quantum physics Today we are capable of measuring the position of an object with unprecedented accuracy but quantum physics ... - Read More
Chemical bonds between carbon and hydrogen atoms are amongst the strongest in nature and their selective breaking in particular in symmetric molecules is of interest to chemical synthesis and the development of new biologically active ... - Read More
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