News tagged with redox reactions

Simulating how the Earth kick-started metabolism

(Phys.org) —Researchers have developed a new approach to simulating the energetic processes that may have led to the emergence of cell metabolism on Earth – a crucial biological function for all living ...

Mar 12, 2014
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Enhancing the chemistry of zinc

(Phys.org) -- By tinkering with a zinc molecule, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have discovered it can exist in a higher oxidation state, opening the door for a new form of chemistry and new ...

Jun 15, 2012
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Gasoline from water, CO2 and sunlight

A research team from ETH Zurich, PSI, and Caltech demonstrates the stable, efficient and rapid generation of solar fuels. They apply a thermochemical cycle based on ceria redox reactions to thermochemically ...

Jan 04, 2011
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