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Diamond Rain

Scientists Create ‘Diamond Rain’ That Forms in the Interior of Icy...

In an experiment designed to mimic the conditions deep inside the icy giant planets of our solar system, scientists were able to observe “diamond...
silk

Silk Could Improve Sensitivity, Flexibility of Wearable Body Sensors

From smart socks to workout clothes that measure exertion, wearable body sensors are becoming the latest “must-have” technology. Now scientists report they are on...
Plutonium

A New Oxidation State for Plutonium

The Science Associated with nuclear power and national security, plutonium (Pu) has some of the most complicated chemistry on the periodic table. For the first...
graphene

“Fizzy” Soda Water Could Be Key in Clean and Sustainable Manufacture...

Whether you call it effervescent, fizzy, or sparkling, carbonated water is making a comeback as a beverage. Aside from quenching thirst, researchers at the...
foam

Freeze-Dried Foam Soaks up Carbon Dioxide

Rice University materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) that absorbs carbon dioxide. They discovered freeze-drying h-BN turned...
Carbon Nanotubes

Simulation Demonstrates How Exposure to Plasma Makes Carbon Nanotubes Grow

At the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), research performed with collaborators from Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced...
chloroplast

The Origin of the Chloroplast

The Earth's biosphere is fuelled by photosynthesis. During this fundamental process algae and plants capture sunlight and transform carbon dioxide into carbohydrates, splitting water...
fluorinated

Chemists of the University of Münster Develope a New Method for...

Dyes, pharmaceuticals, and functional materials – all of these products are generally based on innovative molecules made by chemists. For their production several chemical...
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Chemical Looping Combustion for CO2-Neutral Gas Facilities

Although cleaner than crude oil or coal combustion, current methods for combusting natural gas still generate CO2 as part of a flue gas mixture...
SOLETAIR

Power-to-Liquid: 200 Liters of Fuel from Solar Power and the Air’s...

Production of liquid fuels from regenerative electric power is a major component of the energy turnaround. The first 200 l of synthetic fuel have...
Droughts

What’s Killing Trees During Droughts? Scientists Have New Answers.

As the number of droughts increases globally, scientists are working to develop predictions of how future parched conditions will affect plants, especially trees. New results...
Brain Implantsvideo

Slimming down, Beefing up Deep Brain Implants

When it comes to sticking something into your brain, smaller is usually better. Virginia Tech researcher Xiaoting Jia and her team found a new way to reduce the size...
biosensor

Building a Graphene-based Nanotube Biosensor

Biosensors are devices that can detect biological molecules (“analytes”) in air, water, or blood. They are used widely in drug development, medical diagnostics, biological...
electrocatalyst

2 Sides to This Energy Story

Rice University chemists have produced a catalyst based on laser-induced graphene that splits water into hydrogen on one side and oxygen on the other...
carbon dioxide

Carbon Conversion

Chemists have figured out a new, more efficient way to create carbon-based fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2). In chemical reactions performed in the lab,...
aerographite

Foldable like an Accordion

Since a research group at Kiel University (CAU) and the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in Hamburg-Harburg has developed aerographite – one of the...
Microporous Graphene

From Greenhouse Gas to 3-D Surface-Microporous Graphene

A material scientist at Michigan Technological University invented a novel approach to take carbon dioxide and turn it into 3-D graphene with micropores across...
carbon dioxide

The Truth about Cats’ and Dogs’ Environmental Impact

With many Americans choosing to eat less meat in recent years, often to help reduce the environmental effect of meat production, UCLA geography professor...
carbon dioxide emissions

Taking Concrete Steps Toward Lower Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Concrete raises climate-change concerns because manufacturing its primary component, Portland cement, is responsible for as much as 8 percent of human carbon dioxide emissions....
Glaciers

Glaciers May Have Helped Warm Earth

It seems counterintuitive, but over the eons, glaciers may have made Earth warmer, according to a Rice University professor. Mark Torres, an assistant professor of...