News tagged with chemical catalysts

The finest gold dust in the world

(Phys.org) -- Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology found a method to locate single gold atoms on a surface. This should pave the way to better and cheaper catalysts.

dateMay 30, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Quantum biology and Ockham's razor

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a paper just published in Nature Chemistry, a team of University of Bristol scientists explores whether new models or concepts are needed to tackle one of the 'grand challenges' of che ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Longer-lasting chemical catalysts

Metal-based chemical catalysts have excellent green chemistry credentials—in principle at least. In theory, catalysts are reusable because they drive chemical reactions without being consumed. In reality, ...

dateJan 13, 2012 in Materials Science
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