Stories with the tag: Fundamental Science
In an attempt to create a metal oxide with the properties of metal, researchers have created a semiconducting material that could enable fuel cells to operate at a temperature that can lead to much greater efficiency.
Release Date: 9/10/2014
A powerful microscope allows researchers to see, in real time, the birth of calcium carbonate crystals, a component of chalk, shells and minerals and one of the most important molecules on Earth.
Release Date: 9/4/2014
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