Chemistry News

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 and their architectural heritage are...

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,...

Mighty enzymes: biocatalysis in chemical processing

Rita Craveiro, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon, discusses how using enzymes as biocatalysts can allow for a greener chemistry industry. Chemicals or...

Reducing the likelihood of dead zones through phosphorus management

Innovative research has resulted in the removal of 90% of the phosphorus from animal feed, reducing the possible creation...

The sustainable electrochemical synthesis of hydrogen peroxide

For a society that thrives on renewable energy, it is essential that excess renewable energy is converted into chemical fuels. Hydrogen peroxide (HP) is an...

New Horizon 2020 training programme for nanoelectrochemistry students

In a bid to influence further research into nanoelectrochemistry, Horizon 2020 have funded project SENTINEL which offers a four year Innovative Training Network for...

Nano-tweezers for the extraction of a single molecule of a cell

Researchers at University of Leeds have developed ‘nano-tweezers’ which can extract single molecules from living cells without destroying them. Dr Paolo Actis, from the School...

Could wood replace petroleum in the chemical industry?

Researchers have published a paper outlining how wood could offer a sustainable replacement to petroleum in the chemical industry. Bioengineers and economists from The Katholieke...

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