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Toward 'Greener,' Inexpensive Solar Cells

Sep 29 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels But conventional panels are not without environmental costs too Now scientists are reporting in the Journal ... - Read More

Snake Venom Composition Could Be Related to Hormones and Diet

Sep 29 2016 Many people are afraid of snakes but scientists are now revealing insights about their venoms that could give even ophidiophobes an appreciation for the animals One team has found that the proteins ... - 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

Ames Lab Discovers Way to Make Alane a Better Hydrogen Fuel Option for Vehicles

Sep 28 2016 Scientists at the U S Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory in collaboration with several partners have discovered a less expensive more energy efficient way to produce alane – aluminum trihydride – a ... - Read More

In Bird Feathers, Scientists Find Hints About Color of Extinct Animals

Sep 24 2016 In order to discover the true colors of ancient animals scientists are using X rays to closely examine the chemical details of modern bird feathers The researchers were able to map elements ... - Read More

An Expanded Genetic Code Is Shown Phototoxic to Cells

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

Ludwig Researchers Solve a Mystery of Early Embryonic Development

by adding three identical molecules known as methyl groups at a specific place on a packaging protein known as histone 3. Dahl a visiting scholar in Ren’s lab and co first author on the Nature ... - Read More

Making Catalysts Smarter

in a paper published Monday Sept 19 in the journal Nature Chemistry Titled “Adsorbate mediated strong metal support interactions in oxide supported Rh catalysts ” the paper describes a new approach to dynamically tune how ... - Read More

Cleaning Concrete Contaminated with Chemicals

that would be too expensive ” said Tenney “We need to decontaminate it and make it safe The public has to be confident enough to come back and use the affected facility ” The project ... - 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

Lighting the way to miniature devices

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

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

Large Protein Nanocages Could Improve Drug Design and Delivery

Sep 17 2016 Using novel computational and biochemical approaches scientists have accurately designed and built from scratch 10 large protein icosahedra polyhedra with 20 faces similar to viral capsids that carry viral DNA The designed ... - Read More

'Open Science' Paves New Pathway to Develop Malaria Drugs

was welcome to share data and collaborate by adding comments to an electronic notebook as part of the Open Source Malaria Consortium Some scientists designed and synthesized new generations of the antimalarial compounds others ran ... - 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

Plutonium Keeps Its Electrons Close to Home

Sep 16 2016 Found in nuclear fuel and nuclear weapons plutonium is an incredibly complex element that has far ranging energy security and environmental effects To understand plutonium scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and ... - 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

UCLA Chemists Report New Insights About Properties of Matter at the Nanoscale

but not in UCLA R3 ” said García Garibay a member of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA “The design of UCLA R3 was successful We want to be able to control the viscosity to ... - Read More

Meet Bethany Jochim: Physics Doctoral Student Studies Laser-Molecule Interactions

where she earned her bachelor's degree Nevertheless Jochim maintains that her highest accomplishment is simply continuing to learn As an experimentalist you need to hone plenty of skills from learning how to operate all the ... - Read More
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