Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… Tokyo Institute of Technology scientists have developed and analyzed a novel catalyst for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural, which is crucial for generating new raw materials that replace the classic non-renewable ones used for making many plastics. The team’s study paper has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. It likely […]

A pair of new Ohio State University studies offers a possible solution to water scarcity, inspired by nature. Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can’t survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce – the […]

Scientists at Stanford University have designed an electrocatalytic mechanism that works like a mammalian lung to convert water into fuel. The research has been published in the journal Joule, showing how it could help existing clean energy technologies run more efficiently. The act of inhaling and exhaling is so automatic for most organisms that it […]

University of Massachusetts Lowell is part of a research team that is taking the technology of manipulating light in a new direction. The research led to breakthroughs such as super-high resolution imaging. Scientists have long known that synthetic materials – called metamaterials – can manipulate electromagnetic waves such as visible light to make them behave […]

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