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Chemists solve biological challenge

Chemistry professor Ronald Kluger and PhD candidate Svetlana Tzvetkova have made discoveries that could not only allow scientists to generate new kinds of proteins —the building blocks of life—but also eventually lead ...

Jan 21, 2008 4.7 / 5 (34) 2

Hydrogen Storage for Cars?

Hydrogen is the fuel of the future. Unfortunately, one problem remains: Hydrogen is a gas and cannot easily be pumped into a tank like gasoline. Storage in the form of solid hydrides, chemical compounds of hydrogen and a ...

Dec 21, 2007 4.3 / 5 (37) 10

Wires turn salt water into freshwater

(Phys.org) -- As a rising global population and increasing standard of living drive demand for freshwater, many researchers are developing new techniques to desalinate salt water. Among them is a team of scientists ...

Jun 08, 2012 4.3 / 5 (37) 13 | with audio podcast feature

Power from Formic Acid

One of the central challenges of our time is the supply of enough environmentally friendly and resource-efficient energy to our society. In this context, hydrogen technology has taken on increased importance.

May 07, 2008 4.5 / 5 (35) 3