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New research shows highest energy density all-solid-state batteries now possible
Scientists from Tohoku University and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date. (2019-03-22)
Breakthrough in acidic water electrolysis via ruthenium-based catalysts
Prof. Wu Yuen's team successfully prepared a kind of catalyst which is able to significantly accelerate oxygen evolution reaction, which help human get one step further in pursuing applicable hydrogen fuel. (2019-03-21)
Neutrons paint atomic portrait of prototypical cell signaling enzyme
Direct observations of the structure and catalytic mechanism of a prototypical kinase enzyme -- protein kinase A or PKA -- will provide researchers and drug developers with significantly enhanced abilities to understand and treat fatal diseases and neurological disorders such as cancer, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis. (2019-03-20)
Uncovering the superconducting phosphine: P2H4 and P4H6
Phosphine (PH3), a typical hydrogen-rich hydride, has attracted a great deal of research interest because of its superconducting transition at high pressure. (2019-03-19)
Researchers find cost-effective method for hydrogen fuel production process
U of A researchers have identified an inexpensive way to boost the efficiency of a process used to create hydrogen, a clean, renewable fuel. (2019-03-19)
Researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater
Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen presents an alternative to fossil fuels, but purified water is a precious resource. (2019-03-18)
Understanding and controlling the molecule that made the universe
Trihydrogen, or H3+, is acknowledged by scientists as the molecule that made the universe. (2019-03-13)
Quantum physicists succeed in controlling energy losses and shifts
In their paper to be published on March 11, 2019 in Nature Physics, scientists from Aalto University and the University of Oulu demonstrate that they can increase the dissipation rate, on demand, by a factor of thousand in a high-quality superconducting resonator--just like the ones used in prototype quantum computers. (2019-03-11)
Stars exploding as supernovae lose their mass to companion stars during their lives
Stars over eight times more massive than the sun end their lives in supernovae explosions. (2019-03-07)
Chemical hydrogen storage system
Hydrogen is a highly attractive, but also highly explosive energy carrier, which requires safe, lightweight and cheap storage as well as transportation systems. (2019-03-07)
Nitric acid and ammonia electrosynthesis
The commercial synthesis methods for HNO3 and NH3 chemicals is Ostwald and Haber-Bosch process, respectively, but both of them are energy-intensive and high-emission. (2019-03-05)
Superconductivity is heating up
Theory suggests that metallic hydrogen should be a superconductor at room temperature; however, this material has yet to be produced in the lab. (2019-03-04)
Source of citrus' sour taste is identified
A team of researchers, including two from the University of California, Riverside, has identified the genes responsible for the hallmark sour taste of many citrus fruits. (2019-03-04)
How power-to-gas technology can be green and profitable
Hydrogen production based on wind power can already be commercially viable today. (2019-02-26)
Righty or lefty, as you like
New iridium catalyst enables selective synthesis of valuable drug ingredients in a more efficient way. (2019-02-21)
More flexible nanomaterials can make fuel cell cars cheaper
A new method of increasing the reactivity of ultrathin nanosheets, just a few atoms thick, can someday make fuel cells for hydrogen cars cheaper, finds a new Johns Hopkins study. (2019-02-21)
'Goldilocks' thinking to cut cost of fuel cells in electric vehicles
Electric vehicles running on fuel cells tout zero emissions and higher efficiency, but expensive platinum is holding them back from entering a larger market. (2019-02-21)
Ingredients for water could be made on surface of moon, a chemical factory
When a stream of charged particles known as the solar wind careens onto the moon's surface at 450 kilometers per second (or nearly 1 million miles per hour), they enrich the moon's surface in ingredients that could make water, NASA scientists have found. (2019-02-20)
From sea to lab
With its vast numbers of different lifeforms, the sea is a largely unexplored source of natural products that could be starting points for new pharmaceuticals, such as the antitumor drugs trabectedin and lurbinectedin. (2019-02-18)
BFU scientists developed tungsten-based hydrogen detectors
A team of physicists from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University together with their colleagues from National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (NRNU MEPhI) developed a tungsten oxide-based detector of hydrogen in gas mixes. (2019-02-11)
Turning a porous material's color on and off with acid
Stable, color-changing compound shows potential for electronics, sensors and gas storage. (2019-02-08)
Novel electrocatalyst outperforms platinum in alkaline hydrogen production
A novel ruthenium-based catalyst developed at UC Santa Cruz has shown markedly better performance than commercial platinum catalysts in alkaline water electrolysis for hydrogen production. (2019-02-07)
Evidence for a new fundamental constant of the sun
New research undertaken at Northumbria University, Newcastle, shows that the sun's magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. (2019-02-07)
First transport measurements reveal intriguing properties of germanene
Germanene is a 2D material that derives from germanium and is related to graphene. (2019-02-07)
Electron-gun simulations explain the mechanisms of high-energy cosmic rays
A new study published in EPJ D provides a rudimentary model for simulating cosmic rays' collisions with planets by looking at the model of electrons detached from a negative ion using photons. (2019-02-06)
Developed self-controlling 'smart' fuel cell electrode material
A research team led by Professor Kang Taek Lee in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering developed electrode material for a new form of high-performance solid oxide fuel cell. (2019-02-06)
Observing hydrogen's effects in metal
Microscopy technique could help researchers design safer reactor vessels or hydrogen storage tanks. (2019-02-05)
Novel enzyme discovered in intestinal bacteria
At the University of Konstanz, in cooperation with Harvard University, a key enzyme for formation of harmful hydrogen sulphide in the human gut by Bilophila bacteria has been discovered. (2019-02-05)
Estimation of technology level required for low-cost renewable hydrogen production
NIMS, the University of Tokyo and Hiroshima University jointly evaluated the economic efficiency of hydrogen production systems combining photovoltaic power generation and rechargeable batteries and estimated technology levels necessary for the systems to produce hydrogen at a globally competitive cost. (2019-01-31)
The 'stuff' of the universe keeps changing
The composition of the universe--the elements that are the building blocks for every bit of matter -- is ever-changing and ever-evolving, thanks to the lives and deaths of stars. (2019-01-31)
The 'Batman' in hydrogen fuel cells
In a study published in Nature on Jan. 31, researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) report advances in the development of hydrogen fuel cells that could increase its application in vehicles, especially in extreme temperatures like cold winters. (2019-01-30)
Proton transport 'highway' may pave way to better high-power batteries
Researchers have found that a chemical mechanism first described more than two centuries ago holds the potential to revolutionize energy storage for high-power applications like vehicles or electrical grids. (2019-01-28)
Semiconductors combine forces in photocatalysis
A significant advance in the photocatalytic activity of conventional materials is demonstrated by a two-dimensional heterostructure comprising nanolayers of two semiconductors: black phosphorus and bismuth tungstate. (2019-01-24)
New water splitting catalyst could make it easier to generate solar fuel
Water splitting, the process of harvesting solar energy to generate energy-dense fuels, could be simplified thanks to new research including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-01-23)
Creating attraction between molecules deep in the periodic table
A McGill-led international research team provides the first experimental and theoretical proof that it is possible to form strong, stable attractions between some of the heavier elements in the periodic table -- such as arsenic or even antimony. (2019-01-22)
Scientists turn carbon emissions into usable energy
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a system that turn carbon emissions into usable energy. (2019-01-19)
Researchers discover new evidence of superconductivity at near room temperature
Researchers at the George Washington University have taken a major step toward reaching one of the most sought-after goals in physics: room temperature superconductivity. (2019-01-14)
Making ammonia 'greener'
A pair of researchers at Case Western Reserve University have come up with a new way to create ammonia from nitrogen and water at low temperature and low pressure. (2019-01-11)
Astronomers find signatures of a 'messy' star that made its companion go supernova
On Jan. 10 at the 2019 American Astronomical Society meeting in Seattle, an international team of astronomers announced that they have identified the type of companion star that made its partner in a binary system, a carbon-oxygen white dwarf star, explode. (2019-01-10)
Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water
In a recent study from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, scientists have combined two membrane-bound protein complexes to perform a complete conversion of water molecules to hydrogen and oxygen. (2019-01-10)
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