News tagged with carbonate

New composite material as CO2 sensor

A new material changes its conductivity depending on the concentration of CO2 in the environment. The researchers who developed it have utilized the material to produce a miniature, simply constructed sensor.

dateJun 08, 2015 in Materials Science
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Diamond-like coatings save fuel

Coating engine components with hard carbon reduces friction to almost zero – a development that could save billions of liters of fuel worldwide every year. Now researchers have developed a new laser method ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Engineering
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Carbon nanotubes grown in combustion flames

An international research team's theoretical simulation of the synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes has revealed important details of the mechanisms at play. This could lead to better ways to control ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Tracking photosynthesis from space

Watching plants perform photosynthesis from space sounds like a futuristic proposal, but a new application of data from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite may enable scientists to do just ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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