Controlling bubble formation on electrodes

Using electricity to split water into hydrogen and oxygen can be an effective way to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel, with further benefits if that electricity is generated from renewable energy sources. But as water-splitting ...

Boosting the efficiency of carbon capture and conversion systems

Systems for capturing and converting carbon dioxide from power plant emissions could be important tools for curbing climate change, but most are relatively inefficient and expensive. Now, researchers at MIT have developed ...

Copolymer helps remove pervasive PFAS toxins from environment

Researchers have demonstrated that they can attract, capture and destroy PFAS—a group of federally regulated substances found in everything from nonstick coatings to shampoo and nicknamed "the forever chemicals" due to ...

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