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March 22, 2018 6:10 am
Catherine Sbeglia
A teaching experiment at the University of Rochester turned out to have some interesting implications for the chemical industry.
March 22, 2018 6:30 am
American Chemical Society
Focusing on espresso, scientists say they have now unlocked the key to creating consistent cups of java.
March 21, 2018 7:45 am
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Climate models need to take into account the interaction between methane, the Arctic Ocean, and ice.
March 21, 2018 7:10 am
Frontiers
A new material made from solid wastes and natural polymers promises better results than activated carbon in adsorbing pollutants in wastewater and air.
March 20, 2018 7:00 am
Megan Ray Nichols, STEM writer & blogger
Check out these 10 safety tips for the chemical industry to see if your company's chemical hygiene plan requires changes or additions.
March 16, 2018 6:00 am
Georgia Institute of Technology
Sustainable fuel technology has been a bit sluggish, but now engineers may be able to essentially turbocharge fuel cells with a new catalyst.
March 16, 2018 6:15 am
Karlsruher Institut Fur Technologie
Lithium and cobalt are fundamental components of present lithium-ion batteries, but analysis shows that the availability of both elements could become seriously critical.
March 16, 2018 5:40 am
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne
Molecule separation accounts for around 40 percent of the energy consumed in the petrochemical industry, and reducing this can help address anthropogenic carbon emissions.
March 14, 2018 1:16 pm
American Chemical Society
As consumers toss aside old cell phones, tablets, and laptops to keep up with the latest technology, landfills are becoming full of old devices. Scientists are searching for an eco-friendly alternative.
March 14, 2018 1:25 pm
Iowa State University
What could we find to replace the perovskite semiconductors that have been so promising and so efficient at converting sunlight into electricity? What materials could produce semiconductors that worked just as well, but were safe, abundant, and inexpensive to manufacture?
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