New material, technique efficiently produce hydrogen, syngas fuel feedstock
A team of chemical engineering researchers has developed a technique that uses a new catalyst to convert methane and water into hydrogen and a fuel feedstock called syngas with the assistance of solar power. ...
Millions of molecules screened in search for the ideal organic solar cell material
The road also taken: Alternative and hidden pathways in biological electron transfer
New hybrid material simplifies organic transistor design
Chemists one step closer to new generation of electric car battery
An ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major breakthrough by Waterloo scientists who are in a global race to invent a cheaper, lighter and more powerful rechargeable battery for electric vehicles.
How does a machine smell? Better than it did
Every odor has its own specific pattern which our noses are able to identify. Using a combination of proteins coupled to transistors, for the first time machines are able to differentiate smells that are ...
Cheap, abundant cathode material found for producing hydrogen fuel (w/ video)
Chemical engineers borrow technique to store solar energy
(Phys.org) —Chemical engineers at Stanford have designed a catalyst that could help produce vast quantities of pure hydrogen through electrolysis – the process of passing electricity through water to ...
Team enlarges brain samples, making them easier to image
Beginning with the invention of the first microscope in the late 1500s, scientists have been trying to peer into preserved cells and tissues with ever-greater magnification. The latest generation of so-called ...
Lithium-ion battery with new chemistry could power electric vehicles
Crush those clinkers while they're hot
Making cement is a centuries-old art that has yet to be perfected, according to researchers at Rice University who believe it can be still more efficient.
Scientists solve mystery of the eye
Damaged DNA amplified
For the first time, researchers have succeeded in amplifying genes altered by activities such as smoking—with changes that can lead to lung cancer. As the amplified genes retain the altered information, ...