News - 5 Mar 2021
By embedding a silver catalyst inside a porous crystal, KAUST researchers have improved a chemical reaction that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) into carbon monoxide (CO), which is a useful feedstock...
News - 5 Mar 2021
Japanese researchers have developed a simulation method to theoretically estimate the performance of heterogeneous catalyst by combining first-principles calculation (1) and kinetic calculation...
News - 3 Mar 2021
Physically confined spaces can make for more efficient chemical reactions, according to recent studies led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory....
News - 2 Mar 2021
Inspired by nature's work to build spiky structures in caves, engineers at Iowa State University have developed technology capable of recovering pure and precious metals from the alloys in our old...
News - 1 Mar 2021
Chemical engineering researchers have developed a new catalyst that significantly increases yield in styrene manufacturing, while simultaneously reducing energy use and greenhouse gas...
News - 25 Feb 2021
In the modern world, several materials―ranging from the plastics dominating the globe to the electronic chips that power it―are made of polymers.
Simpler vinyl polymerization with novel...
News - 23 Feb 2021
Nitrous oxide (N2O), similar to its chemical relative carbon dioxide (CO2), is a major greenhouse gas and is also the leading ozone-depleting substance produced in the 21st Century.
Two peas in a...
News - 22 Feb 2021
Carbon dioxide (CO2) electrocatalytic reduction driven by renewable electricity can solve the problem of excessive CO2 emissions. Since CO2 is thermodynamically stable, efficient catalysts are needed...
News - 19 Feb 2021
Scientists have demonstrated that modifying the topmost layer of atoms on the surface of electrodes can have a remarkable impact on the activity of solar water splitting.
As they reported in Nature...
News - 18 Feb 2021
A research team in Korea has developed a ceramic fuel cell that offers both stability and high performance while reducing the required amount of catalyst by a factor of 20.
The application range...