News tagged with photochemistry

Mobile PCB cleanup system developed

University of Calgary scientists have developed new technology that promises a safer, cheaper way to clean up hazardous PCBs in soil using ultraviolet light – the first technology of its kind in the world.

dateSep 11, 2013 in Environment
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Watching electrons in molecules

( -- A research group led by ETH Zurich has now, for the first time, visualized the motion of electrons during a chemical reaction. The new findings in the experiment are of fundamental importance for photochemistry ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in General Physics
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Toward a more efficient use of solar energy

The exploitation and utilization of new energy sources are considered to be among today's major challenges. Solar energy plays a central role, and its direct conversion into chemical energy, for example hydrogen generation ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Beach umbrellas do not block out all solar radiation

A team of researchers from the University of Valencia (UV) has proven that 34% of ultraviolet radiation filters through under beach umbrellas. According to what is published in the journal Photochemistry and Photobiology, ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in Health
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Bananas Gone Bad Glow Blue in UV-Light

( -- Nicholas Turro of Columbia University, Bernhard Krautler of the University of Innsbruck, Austria and their colleagues have found that, as chlorophyll ages and begins to disintegrate in banana peels it does ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Biochemistry
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