Latest Photocatalysis Stories

2011-04-14 10:14:00

KARLSRUHE, Germany, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The exploitation and utilization of new energy sources are considered to be among today's major challenges.

2011-01-28 22:21:05

A little disorder goes a long way, especially when it comes to harnessing the sun’s energy.

2011-01-25 00:02:24

The first evaluation of air-purifying asphalt and concrete photocatalytic pavements in America was announced today by PURETI Inc., a US-based manufacturer of air-purifying, photocatalytic surface treatments, together with LSU Assistant Professor of Construction Management & Industrial Engineering Marwa Hassan.

2011-01-12 15:17:31

A simple technique to make a common virus-killing material significantly more effective is a breakthrough from the Rice University labs of Andrew Barron and Qilin Li.

2011-01-11 14:06:06

High energy costs are one drawback of making clean water from waste effluents.

2010-04-13 06:50:00

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MGA Cast Stone Inc., a leading manufacture of architectural precast and cast stone, has recently been certified to manufacture photocatalysis cement induced concrete.

2010-01-19 19:34:48

In the battle against bacteria, researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a powerful new weapon – an enhanced photocatalytic disinfection process that uses visible light to destroy harmful bacteria and viruses, even in the dark.

2009-09-09 14:09:51

In an advance toward better treatments for the most serious form of brain cancer, scientists in Illinois are reporting development of the first nanoparticles that seek out and destroy brain cancer cells without damaging nearby healthy cells.

2009-03-05 15:45:09

Dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power, according to Penn State researchers.

2008-09-28 08:20:00

By Shelley, Suzanne NANOTECHNOLOGY A greener, less-expensive method to produce hydrogen fuel may eventually be possible using water with the help of solar energy and nanotube diodes that use the entire spectrum of the sun's energy, according to Penn State scientists.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").