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2014-01-03 15:53:39

In the search for cheaper materials that mimic their purer, more expensive counterparts, researchers are abandoning hunches and intuition for theoretical models and pure computing power.

2013-11-29 14:39:30

University of Toronto researchers have developed a series of techniques to create a variety of very active iron-based catalysts necessary to produce the alcohols and amines used in the drug and perfume industry.

Electricity From Impure Hydrogen
2013-09-18 14:31:28

Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles

2013-06-27 00:20:06

The company will expand sales channels in new areas such as aerospace, aviation and new energy, and provide development support for existing customers in the medical, semiconductor

Powerful X-Ray Lets Researchers Watch Chemical Reactions In Real Time
2013-03-15 10:08:39

Using an extremely powerful X-ray laser, researchers have successfully observed how a catalyst behaves during a chemical reaction in real time.

3D Microchip Moves Data In All Directions
2013-01-31 05:17:11

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip that allows information to move in three dimensions -- from left to right, back to front, and top to bottom.

Molecular Probe May Help In Understanding Parkinson's
2012-12-18 07:55:12

Scientists at Rice University have found a new way to look inside living cells to see the insoluble fibrillar deposits associated with Parkinson's disease.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.