News - 9 Jul 2020
Water is vital to the survival of life. However, water scarcity has become a major problem in modern society. Today, one-fifth of the world's population lives in water-deficient areas, especially...
News - 8 Jul 2020
The air around us is still getting more and more polluted. No wonder many scientists strive to find a way to purify it.
Thanks to the work of an international team led by prof. Juan Carlos...
News - 19 Jun 2020
A team of Brown University researchers has found a way to double the toughness of a ceramic material used to make solid-state lithium ion batteries. The strategy, described in the journal Matter,...
News - 9 Jun 2020
Photoactive materials have become extremely popular in a large variety of applications in the fields of photocatalytic degradation of pollutants, water splitting, organic synthesis, photoreduction of...
News - 3 Jun 2020
Researchers have developed a new easy-to-use smart optical film technology that allows smart window devices to autonomously switch between transparent and opaque states in response to the surrounding...
News - 3 Jun 2020
Researchers from Monash University and the CSIRO have set a record for carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) using technology that resembles a sponge filled with tiny magnets.
Using a Metal...
News - 29 May 2020
A Northwestern University-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soaks up oil in water.
With an ability to absorb more than 30 times its weight in oil, the sponge...
News - 27 May 2020
Some of the polarization lines within a ferroelectric nanoparticle can be seen above. The lines intertwine into a Hopfion topological structure. Image Credit: Yuri Tikhonov, University of Picardie...
News - 11 May 2020
Oxides of different metals often serve as photocatalysts in various systems such as air purification, reactions of water decomposition and even in the production of self-cleaning surfaces for glass...
News - 14 Apr 2020
Materials used for a Soldier's personal protection gear may be tough enough for vehicles too, according to a new Army study.
Findings, released April 10 in the journal Polymer, show that...