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Custom-made catalysts that make vehicles and industrial processes more efficient

A team led by Jordi Llorca, a professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has discovered that atoms react differently depending on the characteristics of the catalyst that is ...

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Could copper prevent spread of Ebola?

Research from the University of Southampton has indicated that copper could help to prevent the spread of Ebola.

23 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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X-rays Put Nuclear Waste in New Light

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Active, biodegradable packaging for oily products

The BIOMAT research group has developed a single-layer, biodegradable container from agro-industrial by-products suitable for both liquid and solid oily products.

Thu 30 Oct 14 from

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Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents

With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from

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New startup will develop non-stick surfaces for broad range of industrial applications

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University today announced that its 'SLIPS' technology, a novel coating that repels almost every type of liquid and solid, ...

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University of Cambridge Professor Awarded 5th Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the editors of the leading international journal Chemical Physics Letters are pleased ...

23 hours ago from AZoNano

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Stretching oxides to modulate electrochemical properties

Solid oxide fuel cells and solid oxide electrolysis cells hold the promise of highly efficient energy conversion, with lower pollution, to meet increasing global energy demands. But these devices ...

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The mystery of why Ag-Rh alloy nanoparticles have a similar property to Pd

A research team at the National Institute for Materials Science has made the first observation of the electronic structure in silver-rhodium (Ag-Rh) alloy nanoparticles to investigate why the ...

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Figuring out how we get the nitrogen we need

( —Nitrogen is an essential component of all living systems, playing important roles in everything from proteins and nucleic acids to vitamins. It is the most abundant element in Earth's ...

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