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Sparkling Firework Droplets

Nov 21 2016 Washington D C November 21 2016 In Japan many adults hold fond childhood memories of fireworks as a symbol of the summer season Senko hanabi which translates to “sparkling fireworks ” emit ... - Read More

Glow-in-the-Dark Dye Could Fuel Liquid-Based Batteries

of charging and draining Based on the experiments scientists also predict that BODIPY batteries would be powerful enough to be useful to society generating an estimated 2.3 volts of electricity The study focused on PM ... - Read More

Argonne Radioisotopes Have Potential for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment

are essential to nuclear medicine In an effort to return to a stable mass isotopes known as radioisotopes emit radiation that can damage diseased tissue and can be traced in certain environments making them useful ... - Read More

Virginia Tech Researchers Explore Gigantic Volcanic Eruptions That Caused Worldwide Mass Extinctions

massive worldwide volcanic eruptions that created incredibly high volumes of lava and triggered environmental catastrophes and mass extinctions from 170 to 90 million years ago Heading the new research is Esteban Gazel an assistant professor ... - 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

Advance in low-cost clean energy generation

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

Innovative molten silicon-based energy storage system

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

"Weighing" Atoms with Electrons

Oct 12 2016 The different elements found in nature each have their distinct isotopes For carbon there are 99 atoms of the lighter stable carbon isotope 12C for each 13C atom which has one more ... - Read More

UChicago Site of Radiocarbon Dating Discovery Named Historic Landmark

not 25 000 years ago as previously believed “This radiocarbon dating method was a transformative advance to archaeology and historical studies allowing the determination of the age of archeological sites and objects without reliance on ... - Read More

Frankfurter Fraud: Finding Out What's in Your Hot Dog

Sep 29 2016 Hot dogs are the perfect summer fare But knowing for sure what you're getting inside a bun can be difficult Now scientists have devised a method that could help prevent frankfurter fraud ... - Read More

The Low Down on Sweet N Low, Apple and Lettuce Can Remedy Garlic Breath, Using X-Rays to Figure Out Fats, and More in the Food Science News Source

without losing the natural label according to an article in Chemical & amp Engineering News C& amp EN the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society –American Chemical Society ACS |2016 09 15 JNEB is ... - Read More

Water helps assembly of biofibers that could capture sunlight

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

Asphalt-based carbon-capture material advances

A Rice University laboratory has improved its method to turn plain asphalt into a porous material that can capture greenhouse gases from natural gas In research detailed this month in Advanced Energy Materials Rice researchers ... - Read More

Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cell materials In a paper published in Nature Communications they demonstrate how they synthesised nanometre ... - Read More

Food Waste Could Store Solar and Wind Energy

erythritol and xylitol both naturally occurring compounds in foods Their findings showed that with one exception heat transfer within a mixture decreased as the nanotube diameter decreased They also found that in general higher density ... - Read More

Shedding Light on the Limits of the Expanded Genetic Code

are much better at absorbing light in the near visible range This type of light is abundant in the sun’s spectrum of radiation reaching the Earth’s surface and in the emission spectrum of standard fluorescent ... - Read More

Making a Multi-Use, Stiff Carbon Foam Using Bread

and biomass such as banana peels can be used to make these foams but they are not very stable are costly to make or have varied inner structures that cannot be adjusted So Yibin Li ... - Read More

Chemistry Says Moon Is Proto-Earth's Mantle, Relocated

but two have been very influential ” In the original giant impact model the impact melted a part of the Earth and the entire impactor flinging some of the melt outward like clay from a ... - Read More

Chemists Offer Enhanced 3D Look Inside Batteries

substances used to move charges between the electrodes Specifically they found that MRI images of the electrolyte became strongly distorted in the vicinity of dendrites providing a highly sensitive measure of when and where they ... - Read More

New carbon capture membrane boasts carbon dioxide highways

A new highly permeable carbon capture membrane developed by scientists from the U S Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power ... - Read More
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