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New discovery in animal exoskeletons leads to advances in designing construction materials

Monash University researchers have discovered a new design motif derived from the rigid external covering of invertebrates. It can help in creating more damage...

New strategy enables successive cleavage and functionalization of C–C bonds in alcohols

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) scientists have developed a new strategy for heterogeneous catalytic successive cleavage...

Synthesis of TNTNB represents new energy peak for organic explosives

Beijing Institute of Technology and China Academy of Engineering Physics researchers have developed a way to synthesize 1,3,5-trinitro-2,4,6-trinitroaminobenzene (TNTNB). They marked a new energy...

Medicines 3D-printed in seven seconds

Medicines can be printed in seven seconds in a new 3D-printing technique. It can enable rapid on-site production of medicines. This is according to...

A new approach to predict stable species in liquids can guide the design of optimal solution performance

Stony Brook University researchers have found a way to computationally predict stable molecular species in liquid solutions. The new method has been detailed in...

Ethers have more sustainable future due to heterogenous catalysis

Scientists optimized chemical processes to ensure they are environmentally friendly and sustainable. It is becoming increasingly important. Catalysts play a key role as they...

New negative emission construction material could mitigate climate change and improve infrastructure

Mitigating climate change is one of the biggest challenges of world's population. Worcester Polytechnic Institute scientists have developed a new material that's a low-cost,...

Researchers create molecule that can pave way for mini-transistors

Lund University in Sweden scientists have developed a simple hydrocarbon molecule with a logic gate function. It is similar to that in transistors. This...

A novel way to store energy from the sun in solution for eventual conversion to hydrogen

Scientists have developed a novel way to store energy captured from the sun. They will use it in conversion to hydrogen fuel. The study...

Flash Joule heating extracts rare earth elements from fly ash, bauxite residue, electronic waste

Rice University scientists found a possible to get and recycle rare earth elements. Scientists reported they have successfully extracted valuable rare earth elements from waste. It...

Chemists develop radical way to make profitable recycle plastic

United States generates more plastic trash than any other country. According to a 2020 study, about 46.3 million tons of it. The country's 9% rate...

Scientists develop new material that can absorb and release enormous amounts of energy

University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists have developed a new rubber-like solid substance that has surprising qualities. The study has been published in Proceedings of...

New technique boosts efficiency of large-scale perovskite solar cells

Scientists have demonstrated a technique for making perovskite photovoltaic materials on an industrial scale. It will reduce the cost. It will also improve the...

Scientists create sustainable material from waste

We need more sustainable materials to help our planet. Bio-derived materials are one option. But they must be economical in terms of usage. A better...

Researchers develop novel microscopic picoshell particles

High-energy fats by microalgae provides a sustainable, renewable energy source. This can help tackle climate change. Microalgae produce lipids rapidly which usually grow slowly...