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Getting the most out of natural gas

ETH scientists have discovered a new catalyst that allows the easy conversion of natural gas constituents into precursors for the production of fuels or complex chemicals, such as polymers or pharmaceuticals. The new catalyst ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Materials Science
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Plotting the complex path of products

In March 2011, Leonardo Bonanni '03, SM '05, PhD '12 was preparing to defend his PhD thesis on Sourcemap, software that lets consumers map every connection of a product supply chain on a digital map, when tragedy struck in ...

dateMar 24, 2016 in Engineering
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Even greener solar power on the way

Europe wants to reduce its needs for raw materials and raise the level of recycling of resources in the solar power industry. If this project is successful, greenhouse gas emissions from solar panel manufacture will fall ...

dateJan 15, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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