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
Electromagnetic waves created on a layer of organic molecules could provide the perfect on chip light source for future quantum communication systems A team of scientists including researchers at Agency for Science Technology and Research ... - Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
are resisting the flow of electricity Then they will tweak or replace that part The team acknowledges funding from the National Science Foundation National Aeronautics and Space Administration Electric Power Research Institute and the Office ... - Read More
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
The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout released more than 100 000 tons of the powerful greenhouse gas methane before the well was finally plugged Feb 11 according to the first study of the event ... - Read More
Since August 2012 Thomas Manz Chemical and Materials Engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University and Ph D student Bo Yang have worked to develop a new more efficient selective oxidation catalyst Our new ... - Read More
A carbon based active material produced from apple leftovers and a material of layered oxides might help reduce the costs of future energy storage systems Both were found to have excellent electrochemical properties and stand ... - Read More
A patented breakthrough by researchers at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology improves the efficiency of organic photovoltaic cells by 50 percent and could someday provide a huge boost for the viability of solar power ... - Read More
How information is transferred from biological molecules to crystalline surfaces could pave the way for the development of new drugs and other synthetic materials New research published today in Nature Chemistry explains how biological molecules ... - Read More
A new study sheds light on unique property of 2 D materials ability to shield chemical interactions at the molecular level Discovery of shielding effect allows scientists to control reactivity of molecules tune activity of ... - Read More
Released 3 Feb 2016 9 05 AM ESTSource Newsroom Wayne State University Division of Research more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations National Science Foundation ... - Read More
a characteristic essential for future applications Aussignargues said “The engineered protein was also more stable than its natural counterpart which was a big surprise ” he said “You can treat it with things that normally ... - Read More
There are many different ways to make nanomaterials but weaving the oldest and most enduring method of making fabrics has not been one of them until now An international collaboration led by scientists at the ... - Read More
Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors owing to a transparent bendable and sensitive pressure sensor newly developed by Japanese and ... - Read More
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