Stories with the tag: Fundamental Science
Researchers have determined how key chemicals reactions that turn bio-oil (shown) into gasoline or diesel can be sabotaged by water. The underlying principles can be applied to other processes in biofuels development.
Release Date: 8/20/2014
Researchers found electricity conducting proteins within these bacterial extensions known as nanowires.
Release Date: 8/18/2014
A new material can trap noble gases, as well as one mirror image of certain molecules but not the other, making it potentially useful for recycling nuclear fuel, cleaning up hazardous gases and producing pharmaceuticals.
Release Date: 7/21/2014
Technologies that rival electronic screens, enable new molecular analysis and reduce dependence on fossil fuels received recognition for their innovation today.
Release Date: 7/11/2014
Renewed for another four years, the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis is poised to take on new scientific challenges exploring chemical reactions at the core of technologies such as solar energy and fuel cells.
Release Date: 6/19/2014
Researchers caught this iron-based catalyst in the act of splitting a hydrogen molecule in two. This will help them develop cheaper fuel cells by using catalysts based on common metals.
Release Date: 4/23/2014
Inserting a high resolution module into a lower-resolution global climate model recreates clouds and their part of the climate story accurately.
Release Date: 4/17/2014
A free, updated product guide from DHS and PNNL providing a comprehensive assessment of commercially available biodetection devices and products to aid first responders is now available.
Release Date: 4/10/2014
A new study in Nature Geoscience shows that dust from the west causes more rain to fall in India, to the east.
Release Date: 3/16/2014
Scientists have created a microbattery, just slightly larger than a long grain of rice, that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
Release Date: 2/17/2014