Researchers at The City College of New York (CCNY), inspired by nature, can now demonstrate a synthetic strategy to stabilize bio-inspired solar energy harvesting materials. Their findings, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, could be a significant breakthrough in functionalizing molecular assemblies for future solar energy conversion technologies. In almost every corner of the world, […]

Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have demonstrated a room-temperature method that could significantly reduce carbon dioxide levels in fossil-fuel power plant exhaust, one of the main sources of carbon emissions in the atmosphere and make it available for CO2 recycling. Although the researchers demonstrated this method in a small-scale, highly controlled […]

Chemists at the University of Bayreuth have developed a material where carbon dioxide (CO2) can be specifically separated from industrial waste gases, natural gas, or biogas, and thereby made available for CO2 recycling. The separation process is both energy efficient and cost-effective. In the journal Cell Reports Physical Science the researchers present the structure and […]

Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… A new Massachusetts Institute of Technology system could provide a way of continuously removing carbon dioxide from a stream of waste gases, or even from the air. The key component is an electrochemically assisted membrane whose permeability to gas can be switched on and off at will, using no moving parts and relatively little […]

Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… UCLA scientists have developed nanoscale copper wires with specially shaped surfaces to catalyze a chemical reaction that reduces CO2 gas emissions  recycling  the CO2 while generating ethylene – a valuable chemical simultaneously. The Caltech and the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering team demonstrated the new catalyst to efficiently convert carbon dioxide into ethylene, which […]

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