Nov 17 2016 In pictures the Arctic appears pristine and timeless with its barren lands and icy landscape In reality the area is rapidly changing Scientists are working to understand the chemistry behind these changes ... - Read More
Tomoyasu Mani former Goldhaber Fellow at the U S Department of Energy’s DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory and now an assistant professor in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Chemistry has received the 2016 Blavatnik Regional ... - Read More
Researchers at the University of Houston and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have reported a substantial advance in generating electricity through a combination of concentrating solar power and thermoelectric materials By combining concentrating solar power which ... - Read More
A team of researchers from Solar Energy Institute at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid UPM are developing a novel system that allows the storage energy in molten silicon which is the most abundant element in Earth's ... - Read More
as much as 100 times more than produced by the most reactive natural base under ultraviolet light Ultraviolet light can damage the natural bases in DNA but cells have mechanisms to repair most of the ... - Read More
When it comes to water some materials have a split personality and some of these materials could hold the key to new ways of harnessing solar energy These small assemblies of organic molecules have parts ... - Read More
New research finds there is a distinct sound coming from a massive community of fish shrimp jellies and squid as they travel up and down from the depths of the ocean to the water's surface ... - Read More
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
To understand what goes on inside a beehive you can't just study the activity of a single bee Likewise to understand the photosynthetic light harvesting that takes place inside the chloroplast of a leaf you ... - Read More
it began trapping light at a much faster rate In technical terms it transitioned from an indirect band gap material to a direct band gap one Light with photo energy can penetrate indirect band gap ... - Read More
Released 18 Sep 2015 9 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations ... - Read More
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
Finding a technology to shift carbon dioxide CO2 the most abundant anthropogenic greenhouse gas from a climate change problem to a valuable commodity has long been a dream of many scientists and government officials Now ... - Read More
keeping them cool and durable The researchers present their work today at the 250th National Meeting & amp Exposition of the American Chemical Society ACS ACS the world’s largest scientific society is holding the meeting ... - Read More
Released 16 Apr 2015 12 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nano LettersApr 17 2015 A potentially game changing ... - Read More
In 2005 scientists studying tiny sac like creatures called sea squirts found bacteria containing two types of chlorophyll a and b in cavities inside the squirts' tissues These two pigments were soaking up most of ... - Read More
the violets indigos blues green yellows and oranges All that filtered through the squirts was deep red light So the scientists were surprised to discover a film of photosynthesizing microbes on the underside of the ... - Read More
Earth abundant materials based primarily on carbon nitrogen and transition metal oxides can be combined into highly efficient energy conversion devices These devices can be used in fuel cells as well as in electrolysis This ... - Read More
Released 1 Apr 2015 2 35 PM EDTSource Newsroom SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature 2 April 2015 10.1038 nature14296 Apr 2 ... - Read More
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