Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Reducing the footprint of a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide

Added: 20.02.2018 2:11 | 4 views | 0 comments

Scientists have unlocked a new, more efficient pathway for converting one of our most potent greenhouse gases directly into basic chemicals for manufacturing plastics, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

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Making fuel cells for a fraction of the cost

Added: 20.02.2018 2:10 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers now describe the development of an inexpensive, efficient catalyst material for a type of fuel cell called a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, which turns the chemical energy of hydrogen into electricity and is among the most promising fuel cell types to power cars and electronics.

From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

Pausing evolution makes bioproduction of chemicals affordable and efficient

Added: 19.02.2018 20:50 | 19 views | 0 comments

Circumventing evolution in cell factories can pave the way for commercializing new biobased chemicals to large-scale.

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Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

Added: 19.02.2018 20:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was caused by pollutants the company dumped for decades.

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Electric eel-inspired device reaches 110 volts

Added: 19.02.2018 17:09 | 13 views | 0 comments

In an effort to create a power source for future implantable technologies, a team of researchers developed an electric eel-inspired device that produced 110 volts from gels filled with water, called hydrogels. Their results show potential for a soft power source to draw on a biological system's chemical energy.

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Fungal enzymes could hold secret to making renewable energy from wood

Added: 19.02.2018 16:51 | 3 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered a set of enzymes found in fungi that are capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood. The enzymes could now potentially be used to sustainably convert wood biomass into valuable chemical commodities such as biofuels.

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Scientists develop new chemical tool to study RNA structures inside cells

Added: 19.02.2018 16:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

Scientists have created a new chemical tool that can analyze RNA structures within living cells. The technique could facilitate a better grasp of how RNA structures fold and form in cells, as well as help in the design of drugs targeting RNA.

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How grape compounds can help to treat depression

Added: 19.02.2018 16:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

New research shows the mechanism by which two phytochemicals derived from grape compounds can promote resilience to stress-induced depression in mice.

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