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2012-06-01 11:01:28

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com New evidence points to troubling levels of carbon dioxide, the world´s primary greenhouse gas, in the Earth´s atmosphere. Several arctic monitoring stations are measuring more than 400 parts per million (ppm) of the heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere this spring, compared with the 350 ppm that many scientists say is the highest safe level for carbon dioxide. While some carbon dioxide production is natural, from decomposing dead plants and...

2012-05-30 08:45:58

A Sandia National Laboratories technology has been used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wastewater at Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Sandia researchers had worked around the clock following the March 2011 disaster to show the technology worked in seawater, which was pumped in to cool the plant's towers. "It's the kind of thing that sends a chill," said Mark Rigali, manager of the geochemistry group at Sandia. "We've...

2012-02-01 16:03:55

A recently published article in Nature Chemistry by a research team at Stockholm University and the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain presents a new porous material that evinces unique properties for converting gasoline directly into diesel World fuel consumption is shifting more and more to diesel at the expense of gasoline. A recently published article in Nature Chemistry by a research team at Stockholm University and the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain presents a...

Image 1 - New Material Removes Radioactive Gas From Spent Nuclear Fuel
2012-01-25 11:04:00

Research by a team of Sandia chemists could impact worldwide efforts to produce clean, safe nuclear energy and reduce radioactive waste. The Sandia researchers have used metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) to capture and remove volatile radioactive gas from spent nuclear fuel. “This is one of the first attempts to use a MOF for iodine capture,” said chemist Tina Nenoff of Sandia´s Surface and Interface Sciences Department. The discovery could be applied to nuclear fuel...

2011-07-22 01:23:27

Researchers design a self-assembling material that can house other molecules Chemical reactions happen all of the time: some things burn or rust, others react to light exposure--even batteries use chemical reactions to supply electricity. One of the big challenges chemists continually face is finding new ways to control these reactions or create conditions that promote desirable reactions and limit undesirable ones. Recently, researchers at New York University demonstrated an ability to make...

2011-05-02 23:01:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida based eWize Marketing 4U, a company that specializes in consumer driven niche products including the brand Zeelytes(TM) announced today they are contributing a percentage of every Zeelytes unit sold to help the relief efforts in Japan. Zeolites are considered to be one of the premier commercial all natural absorbents in the world and are now available for home use through their website http://www.zeelytes.com/ and certain retail...

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Freeslate workflow accelerates research in catalyst synthesis for energy and chemical development. Sunnyvale, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high-throughput solutions that enable step-change gains in R&D productivity and innovation, today announced it has successfully installed a high throughput workflow at China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corp.) to support research and development in the area of zeolite catalysts. This will...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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