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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

Using nature's own solvents for the preparation of pure lignin

Lignin can now be efficiently and cost effectively separated from sawdust by using eutectic solvents VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed solvents using which 50% of the lignin from wood can be extracted ... - 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

Pioneering Scientists in Battery Technology, Renewable Energy to Be Featured at PRiME 2016

Sep 15 2016 Pennington NJ – Sept 14 2016 – Three scientific societies will hold their joint scientific meeting known as PRiME 2016 from Oct 2 7 in Honolulu HI This is the largest most ... - 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

Global Food Security, Eating Your Greens Could Help Your Game, Lower Cancer Risk with Ginger and Chili Peppers, and More in the Food Science News Source

and international appetites –American Society of Agronomy ASA Crop Science Society of America CSSA Soil Science Society of America SSSA |2016 08 31 Researchers have discovered an enzyme that plays a leading role in the ... - 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 prevent, normalize tumors using light to control cell electric signals

Tufts University biologists using a frog model have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to prevent tumors from forming and normalize tumors after they have formed by using light to control electrical ... - Read More

Measuring chemistry: Local fingerprint of hydrogen bonding captured in experiments

Molecules are composed of atoms that maintain specific intervals and angles between one another However the shape of a molecule can change for example through proximity to other molecules external forces and excitations and also ... - Read More

Capturing the acid-base reactions in alcohol

New research offers a new framework for understanding reactions in organic chemistry The team made up of five Korean scientists and experts from the IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter the Korea Advanced Institute ... - 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

Chemists develop an ultra-sensitive test for cancers, HIV

A common theme in medicine is that detecting a disease early on can lead to more effective treatments This relies partly on luck that the patient gets screened at the right time but more important ... - Read More

Cellular 'Backpacks' Could Treat Disease While Minimizing Side Effects

even during the initial fabrication process So Polak worked on this part of the backpack its payload region To stop the premature release of the drug she trapped it in liposomes tiny bubbles that have ... - Read More

Press Conference Schedule of the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, March 13-17, 2016

damaged tomatoes that are unsuitable for sale at the grocery store Their pilot project involves a biological based fuel cell that uses tomato waste left over from harvests in Florida Venkataramana Gadhamshetty Ph D South ... - Read More

Down the rabbit hole: How electrons travel through exotic new material

Researchers at Princeton University have observed a bizarre behavior in a strange new crystal that could hold the key for future electronic technologies Unlike most materials in which electrons travel on the surface in these ... - Read More

Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease has taken a major step forward thanks to scientists at The University of Nottingham The experts at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging ... - Read More

Supercondenser stores heat as electricity

Researchers at the Laboratory for Organic Electronics at Linköping University Sweden have created a supercondenser that can be charged by the sun It contains no expensive or hazardous materials has patents pending and it should ... - Read More

'Sticky waves: ' molecular interactions at the nanoscale

Like the gravitational forces that are responsible for the attraction between the Earth and the moon as well as the dynamics of the entire solar system there exist attractive forces between objects at the nanoscale ... - Read More
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