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April 24, 2017

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April 24, 2017

In-Flight, on-Demand Hydrogen Production Could Mean 'Greener' Aircraft

Apr. 24, 2017 — Technion researchers have a developed safe and efficient way to produce hydrogen on board a plane in flight. Using aluminum particles and (fresh or waste), the technology could one day help meet ... read more

Apr. 24, 2017 — Synthetic rubber and plastics -- used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products -- are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those ... read more

Broad Advance from Chemists Dramatically Simplifies Olefin Synthesis

Apr. 19, 2017 — Chemists have discovered a new method that greatly simplifies, and in many cases enables for the first time, the making of a vast range of organic ... read more

New Method Can Model Chemistry in Extreme Magnetic Fields of White Dwarfs

Apr. 18, 2017 — Approximately 10-20 percent of white dwarfs exhibit strong magnetic fields, which can reach up to 100,000 tesla. However, on Earth, the strongest magnetic fields that can be generated using ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Using pressure instead of chemicals, nanoparticles have been fabricated into nanowire arrays similar to those that underlie touch-screens for phones, computers, TVs, and sensors. The pressure process ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Researchers have created a new method to extract the static and dynamic structure of complex chemical systems. In this context, 'structure' doesn't just mean the 3-D arrangement of ... read more

Researchers Capture Excess Photon Energy to Produce Solar Fuels

Apr. 18, 2017 — Scientists have developed a proof-of-principle photoelectrochemical cell capable of capturing excess photon energy normally lost to generating ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Stress sensors are important tools when it comes to evaluating the robustness of a material facing strong mechanical forces. Researchers have just published an article reporting a new kind of sensor ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Photosynthesis requires a mechanism to produce large amounts of chemical energy without losing the oxidative power needed to break down water. A research team has clarified part of this mechanism, ... read more

Apr. 15, 2017 — Material scientists have predicted and built two new magnetic materials, atom-by-atom, using high-throughput computational models. The success marks a new era for the large-scale design of new ... read more

Chemists Devise Simple Method for Making Sought-After Boronic Acid-Based Drugs and Other Products

Apr. 14, 2017 — A broad and strikingly easy method has been developed for synthesizing a class of molecules that have demonstrated value as ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — A novel technology that embeds highly conductive nanostructure into semi-conductor nanofiber has now been developed by researchers. The novel composite so produced has superb charge conductivity, and ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — An eco-friendly method to synthesize DNA-copper nanoflowers with high load efficiencies, low cytotoxicity, and strong resistance against nucleases has been developed by ... read more

New Material Could Save Time and Money in Medical Imaging and Environmental Remediation

Apr. 14, 2017 — Chemists have developed a material that holds the key to cheap, fast and portable new sensors for a wide range of chemicals that right now cost government and industries large sums to ... read more

Battery Prototype Powered by Atmospheric Nitrogen

Apr. 13, 2017 — As the most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere, nitrogen has been an attractive option as a source of renewable energy. But nitrogen gas doesn't break apart under normal conditions, ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — A new reconfigurable device that emits patterns of thermal infrared light in a fully controllable manner could one day make it possible to collect waste heat at infrared wavelengths and turn it into ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — A new method to improve semiconductor fiber optics may lead to a material structure that might one day revolutionize the global transmission of data, according to an interdisciplinary team of ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — With the help of some designing, a few grams of plastic filament and a 3D printer, researchers made a unique device for studying chemical reactions, and improved their experimental ... read more

Shedding Light on the Absorption of Light by Titanium Dioxide

Apr. 13, 2017 — Scientists have uncovered the hidden properties of titanium dioxide, one of the most promising materials for light-conversion ... read more

Nanotubes That Build Themselves

Apr. 13, 2017 — Researchers have succeeded in producing nanotubes from a single building block using so-called molecular self-recognition. The tube can also change shape depending on the surrounding environment. The ... read more

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