Chemistry News

European chemical industry: Increasing sustainability and digitisation

Cefic’s Executive Director for Innovation, Pierre Barthelemy, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the clear role of the chemical industry in enabling Europe to...

Using food waste to extract precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries

Research led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has developed a method of extracting precious metals from lithium-ion batteries, using waste orange peel. The team created...

Study reveals the properties of astatine, the rarest element on Earth

Researchers at CERN’s ISOLDE facility have successfully measured the electron affinity of astatine, the rarest naturally occurring element on Earth. For the first time, scientists...

Scientists increase our control of solar power by harvesting hot electron holes

A new study conducted by Upsala University, Sweden, has demonstrated ‘outstanding success’ in harvesting hot electron holes, potentially revolutionising solar cells, photochemical reactions, and...

New findings on spinel oxides may improve hydrogen extraction

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have identified the parameters that determine the efficiency of spinel oxides, a low-cost catalyst that aids the extraction...

Chemistry paves the way for improved electronic materials

Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed a new molecule, indium triazenide, that can be used to create high-quality indium nitride for use in...

New catalyst can perform three reactions needed for hydrogen fuel

A team of researchers, based in Japan, have developed a new catalyst that can assist three chemical reactions used in the hydrogen fuel industry. Hydrogen...

Using innovative conservation methods to preserve historic mural paintings

Mural paintings have existed since the pre-historical age, but they are now vulnerable heritage that require conservation innovation. Mural paintings...

New solar-powered nanodevice can sustainably produce hydrogen

Researchers have successfully designed a new solar-powered nanodevice that can sustainably split water atoms to produce hydrogen. In their recent paper, published in Biomedical Spectroscopy...

Bluetooth enabled device to measure biochemical processes

A newly developed Bluetooth enabled miniaturised potentionstat shows 98% accuracy in testing biochemical processes, with the capability to independently transmit data in real time. Electrochemical...

New catalyst to efficiently and sustainably convert ethane into ethylene

A team of scientists, led by North Carolina State University, has developed a new catalyst that can more efficiently and sustainably convert ethane into...

Researchers have developed a new method of producing Cu2O

Researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology report that they have developed a scalable production method for cuprous oxide (Cu2O) micrometre-sized crystals. The compound Cu2O,...

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