<b>Swansea Expert to Explain How Coated Steel can Harness Solar Energy</b>

Swansea Expert to Explain How Coated Steel can Harness Solar Energy

Coated steel can harness solar energy and cut carbon emissions, a Swansea expert will explain in a public online lecture, which is being held to mark him being awarded the prestigious Bessemer Gold Medal by the Institute of Materials, Miner...
<b>Novel Membranes for CO2 Extraction from Ambient Air</b>

Novel Membranes for CO2 Extraction from Ambient Air

Climate change caused by emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere is a most important issue for our society. Acceleration of global warming results in catastrophic heatwaves, wildfires, storms and flooding. The anthropogenic nature...
<b>New System Could Help Continuously Remove CO2 from Waste Gases or Air</b>

New System Could Help Continuously Remove CO2 from Waste Gases or Air

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, chemical engineers have developed a new system that could offer a means to constantly eliminate carbon dioxide from a flow of waste gases, or even from the atmosphere. On the right is a porous a...
<b>Borealis Fibremod™ Technology Enables Flexible Designs with Reduced Weight and Cost in Automotive A</b>

Borealis Fibremod™ Technology Enables Flexible Designs with Reduced Weight and Cost in Automotive A

Borealis, a leading supplier of innovative polyolefin plastic materials for engineering applications in the automotive industry announces the availability of Fibremod™, its innovative carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene (PP) t...
<b>A New Method for Controlling the Edges of 2D Materials</b>

A New Method for Controlling the Edges of 2D Materials

Ultrathin materials such as graphene promise a revolution in nanoscience and technology. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have now made an important advance within the field. In a recent paper in Nature Communicatio...
<b>Metal-Halide Perovskites Could Help Develop Efficient Solar Photovoltaics</b>

Metal-Halide Perovskites Could Help Develop Efficient Solar Photovoltaics

Australian scientists have solved a fundamental challenge that has hampered the extensive utilization of next-generation perovskite solar cells. Scanning confocal microscope image of a single mixed-halide perovskite crystal showing emission...
<b>New Material for Selective Capture of CO2 from Industrial Waste Gases</b>

New Material for Selective Capture of CO2 from Industrial Waste Gases

A material that could be a significant contribution to climate mitigation and sustainable industrial production has been developed by chemists at the University of Bayreuth. Martin Rieß, MSc, in front of the measuring system for dynamic ga...
<b>An Effective Method for Removing Synthetic Estrogen from Water Bodies</b>

An Effective Method for Removing Synthetic Estrogen from Water Bodies

Synthetic estrogens from pharmaceuticals contaminate rivers and threaten the health of humans and fish. An effective and cost-efficient method for removing synthetic estrogen from bodies of water has been demonstrated in the peer-reviewed j...
<b>Research Team Discovers Unusual Structures of Tellurium Compounds</b>

Research Team Discovers Unusual Structures of Tellurium Compounds

The periodic system contains 118 chemical elements. However, only a few of them, such as hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and silicon, are of major importance in our daily lives....
<b>Chemists Develop the Brightest Known Fluorescent Materials in Existence</b>

Chemists Develop the Brightest Known Fluorescent Materials in Existence

By formulating positively charged fluorescent dyes into a new class of materials called small-molecule ionic isolation lattices, a compound's brilliant glow can be seamlessly transferred to a solid, crystalline state, researchers report Augu...