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Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water

A chemical reaction pathway central to plant biology have been adapted to form the backbone of a new process that converts water into hydrogen fuel using energy from the sun.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from

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CES 2019: Every product you need to know about - CNET

Here's every noteworthy product shown at CES 2019.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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New catalysts for better fuel cells

Researchers at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) have developed nano-catalysts that can reduce the overall cost of clean energy fuel cells, according to a study published ...

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Engineers identify improved membranes to capture CO2 at coal-fired power plants

A computational modeling method developed at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering may help to fast-track the identification and design of new carbon capture and storage ...

Tue 8 Jan 19 from

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The new green alternative for drug production

Most of the processes for the production of drugs, pesticides and smartphone displays are cost-intensive and generate a large amount of waste. Scientists at the University of Gttingen have ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from

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Self-Sorting Behavior of Nanomats Holds Potential Applications

Kanazawa University researchers have revealed that self-sorting is exhibited by certain hexagonal and pentagonal organic molecules. The study has been reported in Communications Chemistry. ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from AZoNano

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Researchers diversify drug development options with new metal catalyst

A University of Illinois team of researchers led by chemistry professor M. Christina White has developed a new manganese-based catalyst that can change the structure of druglike molecules to ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from

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New synthesis strategy for chiral drugs: Versatile chiral chemical species from aldehydes

Chirality is a geometric property of some molecules and ions, and a chiral molecule/ion is non-superposable on its mirror image, just like our right and left hands. A number of chiral molecules ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from ScienceDaily

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Powerful X-ray beams unlock secrets of nanoscale crystal formation

High-energy X-ray beams and a clever experimental setup allowed researchers to watch a high-pressure, high-temperature chemical reaction to determine for the first time what controls formation ...

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Green catalysts with Earth-abundant metals accelerate production of bio-based plastic

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed and analyzed a novel catalyst for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural, which is crucial for generating new raw materials ...

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