News tagged with formic acid

Charge your mobile phone with formic acid?

(Phys.org) —Surprisingly the answer is yes. With the technology of today it is possible to use environmental friendly formic acid in fuel cell powering your mobile phone or laptop. Physicist Florian Nitze, ...

dateMay 27, 2013 in Materials Science
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Formic acid in the engine (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Do ants hold the key to the fuel of the future? Formic acid provides more efficient and safer storage of hydrogen. It is an ideal way to store energy from renewable sources or to power 21st century cars.

dateDec 01, 2010 in Materials Science
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Extreme makeover chemistry style

In revisiting a chemical reaction that's been in the literature for several decades and adding a new wrinkle of their own, researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have ...

dateJun 16, 2009 in Biochemistry
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