aerogels

Unusually elastic aerogels with varied applications developed

Brittleness has limited the practical application of delicate solids, which consist almost entirely of air-filled pores. However, Japanese researchers have now introduced extremely elastic...
hydrogen

Novel hydrogen storage material developed

Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht and their European partners have developed a new chemical system for storing solid hydrogen. The special combination of hydrides...
chlorosilane

New method to convert elemental silicon to usable chlorosilane

The broad spectrum of applications for silicones ranges from medical implants and cosmetics to hydraulic oils and sealants to corrosion protection. To optimize silicon-based...
AI

AI system that detects cyanobacteria in wastewater systems

Scientists from the University of Waterloo have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) monitoring technology for monitoring the health of the water at water treatment...
Researchers

Researchers discover chemical reaction of carbocations

UCLA researchers have discovered a chemical reaction of carbocations that might be used to process petroleum into useful compounds. The results, published in Science, underscore...
Sinopec

Sinopec synthesises a novel structured zeolite

Prof. Weimin Yang and his team from Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology (Sinopec SRIPT) have successfully synthesised a novel structured zeolite SCM-14 (SINOPEC Composite...
membranes

Novel membranes for filtration of copper in wastewater

For the filtration of copper in wastewater, a study has been carried out to design novel, environmentally friendly membranes by in situ and ex-situ...
catalysts

Strain make for better catalysts- new theory

Brown University researchers have developed a new theory to explain why stretching or compressing metal catalysts can make them perform better, as published in...

Cheaper Adsorbents developed by scientists

A team of researchers from the Chemistry for Technologies Laboratory and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy, have...

Living sensor detect pipeline leaks

To prevent environmental disasters from fuel spills, scientists from Mississippi State University have developed a new technology that would alert pipeline managers about leaks...

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