Beijing's notoriously awful air quality improved significantly in the first half of the year, with actions taken to curb the city's heavy pollution having a positive effect, officials in the Chinese capital said.
Efficient hydrogen production made easy: Sticking electrons to a semiconductor with hydrazine creates an electrocatalyst
In the 2015 movie "The Martian," stranded astronaut Matt Damon turns to the chemistry of rocket fuel, hydrazine and hydrogen, to create lifesaving water and nearly blows himself up. But if you turn the process around and ...
Introducing a noise net around airfields that emits sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation in a busy restaurant could prevent collisions between birds and aircraft, saving passenger lives and billions in damages, ...
A 100 percent renewable energy scenario is possible in Europe, but to achieve it, we need to make offshore wind more competitive and start redesigning our energy systems, says world expert Brian Vad Mathiesen
A large majority of Americans have favorable views of science and scientists, believing that the benefits from science outweigh any negatives and agree that science and technology will create more opportunities for future ...
A new study contributes to "increasing the energy efficiency of industrial processes and cutting the emission of gases that pollute the atmosphere."
What if light—or the lack thereof—could start and stop a chemical reaction in its tracks, giving scientists a freeze frame approach to study and control some of the most basic chemical reactions?
The Navy is launching a carrier strike group to be powered partly by biofuel, calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.
Cities, counties and countries have spent decades covering trash with intricate layers of liners and soil in landfills as the best way to protect groundwater and eventually reclaim usable green space.