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  • Materials Science News - Chemistry News(... continued page 2)
    each breath But exactly how Feb 05 2016 in Materials Science 436 0 Researchers seek efficient means of splitting water Photovoltaics promise to help meet our energy needs by turning sunlight into electricity We can t run everything that way but with a little tweaking photovoltaic materials can use solar energy to split water into hydrogen Feb 05 2016 in Materials Science 25 1 Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganism The material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries that power electric vehicles laptop computers and smartphones has been shown to impair a key soil bacterium according to new research published online in the journal Feb 04 2016 in Materials Science 94 1 Room temperature lithium metal battery closer to reality Rechargeable lithium metal batteries have been known for four decades to offer energy storage capabilities far superior to today s workhorse lithium ion technology that powers our smartphones and laptops But these batteries Feb 04 2016 in Materials Science 79 5 Team creates elastic materials that gleam when stretched Researchers at the University of Nebraska Lincoln have shown that instantly transforming a dull surface to a mirror like sheen is hardly a stretch In fact that s all it takes Feb 04 2016 in Materials Science 612 0 The future of medicine could be found in this tiny crystal ball A Drexel University materials scientist has discovered a way to grow a crystal ball in a lab Not the kind that soothsayers use to predict the future but a microscopic version that could be used to encapsulate medication Feb 04 2016 in Materials Science 23 0 Startup announces development of flexiramics ceramics with paper like properties Phys org Dutch startup Eurekite has announced on their web page that they have developed a new kind of

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    to flow The dark colored hydrocarbon solid known as kerogen gives rise to the fuels that power many of our daily activities Petroleum is the source of gasoline and diesel fuels and natural gas is used for cooking heating and Feb 02 2016 in Materials Science 51 0 Robotic fingers with a gentle touch Have you ever rubbed a balloon in your hair to make it stick to the wall This electrostatic stickiness called electroadhesion may change robotics forever Feb 01 2016 in Materials Science 847 0 Block copolymer hydrogels as multifunctional effective cryoprotecting agents for red blood cells Freezing of medical tissue and cells usually requires the addition of cryopreservatives although the added compounds can have undesired effects in subsequent applications In the journal Angewandte Chemie British scientists Jan 29 2016 in Materials Science 30 0 Crystal frameworks hold potential to deter pollution Chemists at Massey University have created a hybrid crystal framework which has the potential for applications in vehicle fuel storage carbon dioxide removal from smokestacks and drug delivery Jan 29 2016 in Materials Science 15 0 Sophisticated enzyme mimic enables efficient hydrogen production Researchers from the University of Amsterdam s Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences HIMS have developed a new catalyst that paves the way for low cost large scale hydrogen production The researchers led by Professor Jan 26 2016 in Materials Science 26 0 Invisible ink for secret data product and document security Ciphers and invisible ink many of us experimented with these when we were children A team of Chinese scientists has now developed a clever high tech version of invisible ink As reported in the journal Angewandte Jan 26 2016 in Materials Science 12 0 Novel 4 D printing method blossoms from botanical inspiration A team of scientists at the Wyss

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    gas represents a cleaner and more efficient fuel for vehicles its volatile nature requires a reinforced heavy tank that stores the gas at high pressure and therefore limits vehicle design Researchers Jan 20 2016 in Materials Science 45 0 Researchers use neutrons to gain insight into battery inefficiency Rechargeable batteries power everything from electric vehicles to wearable gadgets but obstacles limit the creation of sleeker longer lasting and more efficient power sources Batteries produce electricity when charged Jan 20 2016 in Materials Science 23 0 Have scientists really found something tougher than nature s invincible material Ask most people what the hardest material on Earth is and they will probably answer diamond Its name comes from the Greek word ἀδάμας adámas meaning unbreakable or invincible and is from where we get the Jan 19 2016 in Materials Science 103 11 Fuel cell breakthrough Team reports success with low cost nickel based catalyst Planes Trains and Automobiles is a popular comedy from the 1980s but there s nothing funny about the amount of energy consumed by our nation s transportation sector Jan 14 2016 in Materials Science 1848 18 Chemists devise powerful new method for modifying drug molecules Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute TSRI have developed a versatile new technique for making modifications especially one type of extremely difficult but much sought after modification to complex drug molecules Jan 14 2016 in Materials Science 56 0 Researchers develop versatile new way to build molecules Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute TSRI have devised a new and widely applicable technique for building potential drug molecules and other organic compounds Jan 14 2016 in Materials Science 16 0 Making the invisible visible Color changing indicators highlight microscopic damage Damage developing in a material can be difficult to see until something breaks or

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    lives researchers are currently trying to find new chemistries that could offer even better energy possibilities One of these chemistries lithium air could promise Jan 13 2016 in Materials Science 124 5 Using spider silk to detect molecules At EPFL fiber optics specialists have discovered some unique qualities of spider silk when it comes to conducting light and reacting to certain substances Jan 13 2016 in Materials Science 21 1 New solar powered organic compound to tackle air and water pollution Nanoscientists at the Univeristy of Alicante have modified a commonly used compound titanium dioxide turning it from white to black to boost its efficiency and making environmental applications a real possibility 16 hours ago in Materials Science 19 0 Shaping crystals with the flow OIST scientists designed a new method to create crystals using a combination of shear flow and controlled temperature 16 hours ago in Materials Science 7 0 Single step process transforms carbon dioxide into building blocks for polymeric materials The power of carbon dioxide has been harnessed by A STAR researchers to make two symmetrical star shaped molecules in a single step These molecules could be used to build complex functional polymeric materials useful for Feb 11 2016 in Materials Science 12 0 Scientists gain insights into forbidden chemistry Gabriele Saleh a research fellow at MIPT and Prof Artem Oganov a Laboratory Supervisor at MIPT and Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Skoltech have discovered what causes the stability of Feb 11 2016 in Materials Science 10 0 New catalysts recovery project to reduce sulfur emissions in refineries Wanting to improve the catalysts used in sulfur recovery plants of Pemex Gas and Basic Petrochemicals PGPB Pemex is an oiling Mexican company the Mexican Oil Institute IMP developed a titanium dioxide reactivation project Feb

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    with crude oil and a dense tangle of technical fittings They may however change in the future if crude oil is replaced by lignin a product currently treated as industrial waste The research route Feb 05 2016 in Materials Science 16 0 Breakthrough for magnesium lightweight materials By changing the microstructure in magnesium alloys Mohsen Esmaily researcher in Atmospheric Corrosion at Chalmers University of Technology has succeeded in improving possibilities for the transport sector to use these Feb 04 2016 in Materials Science 16 0 Organic crystals allow creating flexible electronic devices Scientists from the faculty of physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic semiconductor crystals that can reduce the cost of creating light flexible and transparent light emitting electronic devices The researchers Feb 04 2016 in Materials Science 10 0 New material substantially reduces nitrogen from diesel The Mexican Oil Institute IMP developed a catalyst adsorbent material that removes 80 percent of organic compounds from hydrocarbon charges before starting the process of hydrodesulfurization removing sulfur from the hydrocarbon Feb 03 2016 in Materials Science 10 0 From chrome plating to nanotubes the modern chemistry first used in ancient times The ancient Babylonians were the first to use sophisticated geometry a staggering 1 400 years before it was previously thought to have been developed Sadly these mathematical innovations were forgotten as the Babylonian Feb 03 2016 in Materials Science 17 1 Researchers turn paper waste into ultralight super material that improves oil spill cleaning and heat insulation A research team from the National University of Singapore s NUS Faculty of Engineering has achieved a world s first by successfully converting paper waste into green cellulose aerogels that are non toxic ultralight flexible Feb 03 2016 in Materials Science 5 0 Sustainable technique recovers gold from e waste cheaply

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    coatings for offshore renewable energy EU researchers have developed an innovative and environmentally friendly new aluminium based coating to provide protection for offshore energy installations Feb 01 2016 in Materials Science 14 0 Harnessing the oxidising power of air Researchers report the catalysis of a highly specific chemical reaction where oxygen from the air is one ingredient and the other an organic molecule is selectively oxidised A simple manganese compound catalyses this Jan 28 2016 in Materials Science 13 0 New material with built in vitamin A may reduce scarring While scarring is a natural part of any healing process scar formation within our blood vessels can be deadly Jan 27 2016 in Materials Science 6 0 An alternative to platinum Iron nitrogen compounds as catalysts in graphene Fuel cells convert the chemical energy stored in hydrogen H2 into electrical energy by electrochemically combusting hydrogen gas with oxygen O2 from the air into water H2O thereby generating electricity As a result Jan 27 2016 in Materials Science 13 0 Creating greener wrinkle resistant cotton fabric Ironing is a tedious chore but wearing crumpled clothing is unprofessional That s why wrinkle resistant garments have become so popular But the current methods for making these textiles often release formaldehyde a Jan 27 2016 in Materials Science 6 0 Fun with Lego molecules A great childhood pleasure is playing with Legos and marveling at the variety of structures you can create from a small number of basic elements Such control and variety of superstructures is a goal of polymer chemists Jan 27 2016 in Materials Science 8 0 Innovative molecule helps palladium catalyst create complex compounds A robust palladium catalyst developed by A STAR researchers now offers the best way to couple certain forms of carbon based molecules The products of these reactions

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    to make Styrofoam In what looks like an ordinary bicycle helmet Swedish designers have replaced Styrofoam with a new shock absorbing Jan 18 2016 in Materials Science 430 1 Metamaterials boost sensitivity of MRI machines A group of researchers from Russia Australia and the Netherlands has developed a technology that can reduce magnetic resonance imaging MRI scanning times by more than 50 percent allowing hospitals to drastically increase Jan 15 2016 in Materials Science 191 0 Researchers create perovskites via mechanochemistry Perovskites substances that perfectly absorb light are the future of solar energy Now a rapid and environmentally safe method of production has been developed by chemists from Warsaw Poland Perovskites can now be synthesized Jan 15 2016 in Materials Science 17 0 Researchers demonstrate how sunlight generates electrical charge within cutting edge solar cell film The details of how charge carriers form within a solar cell and then generate an electric current have remained unclear A breakthrough by a trio of researchers at the University of Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan as reported in Jan 13 2016 in Materials Science 23 0 Natural selection could lead to amazing new materials Teflon and Kevlar are man made materials that have changed the world They were also invented by accident Feb 08 2016 in Materials Science 8 0 Collagen and heparan sulfate coatings differentially alter cell proliferation and attachment in vitro and in vivo A group of researchers led by Dr James Dunn out of the University of California Los Angeles UCLA are pleased to announce publication of their research in an upcoming issue of the journal Technology The report part of Feb 02 2016 in Materials Science 9 0 Catalysts for heavy oil extraction developed Projected heavy oil and viscous oil reserves in Russia are up to 40 to 50 billion barrels

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    useful for Feb 11 2016 in Materials Science 12 0 Scientists gain insights into forbidden chemistry Gabriele Saleh a research fellow at MIPT and Prof Artem Oganov a Laboratory Supervisor at MIPT and Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Skoltech have discovered what causes the stability of Feb 11 2016 in Materials Science 10 0 New catalysts recovery project to reduce sulfur emissions in refineries Wanting to improve the catalysts used in sulfur recovery plants of Pemex Gas and Basic Petrochemicals PGPB Pemex is an oiling Mexican company the Mexican Oil Institute IMP developed a titanium dioxide reactivation project Feb 09 2016 in Materials Science 12 0 Chemistry team is developing superbug killing disinfectants More than 100 000 people a year die from hospital acquired infections and a Villanova team led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Kevin P C Minbiole PhD is doing cutting edge research to help combat infections such as Feb 09 2016 in Materials Science 136 0 Clean energy from water Fuel cells generate electrical energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen To obtain clean energy the splitting of water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen is critical Researchers at the University Feb 08 2016 in Materials Science 14 0 Natural selection could lead to amazing new materials Teflon and Kevlar are man made materials that have changed the world They were also invented by accident Feb 08 2016 in Materials Science 8 0 1 2 phys org Nanotechnology All Nanotechnology Bio Medicine Nanomaterials Nanophysics Physics All Physics Condensed Matter General Physics Optics Photonics Plasma Physics Quantum Physics Soft Matter Superconductivity Earth All Earth Earth Sciences Environment Astronomy Space All Astronomy Space Astronomy Space Exploration Technology All Technology Business Computer Sciences Consumer Gadgets Energy Green Tech Engineering Hardware Hi Tech Innovation

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