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Splitting Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen Using Nanoparticles, Sunlight
2013-12-16 04:24:52

University of Houston researchers, writing in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, report they have found a catalyst that can quickly generate hydrogen from water using sunlight, potentially creating a clean and renewable energy source.

Cleaning Sewage Water Using Old Music CDs
2013-09-24 09:44:01

Scientists find a potential new use for old music CDs: coating disks in photocatalytic compounds and spinning them to clean water

2013-04-26 12:20:01

Stockholm, Apr 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Nanoparticles are currently used in commercial products ranging from catalysts, polishing media and magnetic fluids to cosmetics and sunscreens.

Wonder Material May Be Able To Tackle Environmental Challenges
2013-03-21 05:12:45

Scientists have succeeded in creating a new material that is capable of generating hydrogen, producing clean water and creating energy.

Light-based Hydrogen Production Substantially Improved
2012-11-09 08:56:20

A group of chemists at the University of Rochester is adding to its appeal by increasing the output and lowering the cost of current light-driven hydrogen-production systems.

2012-06-07 09:01:39

Many organic contaminants in the air and in drinking water need to be detected at very low-level concentrations.

2012-01-14 01:41:47

The world population is estimated to be seven billion and all these mouths need feeding.

2011-11-21 08:00:00

PURETI Inc., an American-based manufacturer of air-purifying, photocatalytic surface treatments, has won Popular Science 2011 “Best of What’s New” in Green Tech.

2011-05-12 13:32:35

The practical use of visible light and zinc oxide nanorods for destroying bacterial water contamination has been successfully demonstrated by researchers at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

2011-04-19 22:56:04

NJIT Associate Professor Sergiu M. Gorun is leading a research team to develop biologically-inspired catalysis active, yet inert, materials.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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