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MOF Solar Sponge Absorbs Carbon Dioxide
2013-02-19 21:44:35

Scientists in Australia have developed a way to absorb carbon dioxide emissions and safely release them using natural sunlight.

2013-02-12 14:14:20

Emissions from coal power stations could be drastically reduced by a new, energy-efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight.

Search for Better Carbon Capture Speeding Up
2012-08-21 09:03:23

Berkeley Lab Researchers Help Develop a Computer Model That Identifies the Best Molecular Candidates

2012-02-22 21:37:10

New analyses of more than 4,000 scientific studies have concluded that a family of "miracle materials" called MOFs have a bright future in products and technologies — ranging from the fuel tanks in hydrogen-powered cars to muting the effects of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide — that are critical for solving some of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century.

2012-01-04 09:04:04

The delivery of pharmaceuticals into the human body or the storage of voluminous quantities of gas molecules could now be better controlled, thanks to a study by University of Pittsburgh researchers.

2011-11-07 11:51:19

Porous crystals called metal-organic frameworks, with their nanoscopic pores and incredibly high surface areas, are excellent materials for natural gas storage.

2011-09-23 12:11:53

A year ago Northwestern University chemists published their recipe for a new class of nanostructures made of sugar, salt and alcohol.

2010-09-03 12:12:46

Sugar, salt, alcohol and a little serendipity led a Northwestern University research team to discover a new class of nanostructures that could be used for gas storage and food and medical technologies.

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2010-02-12 07:51:38

UCLA chemists report creating a synthetic "gene" that could capture heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions, which contribute to global warming, rising sea levels and the increased acidity of oceans.


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