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Setting the Stage for Fuel-Efficient Fertilizer

August 2, 2019

Researchers identify the structure of the Janus intermediate – a principal actor in the enzymatic conversion of nitrogen…
Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production of ammonia

May 24, 2019

Many experimental studies of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia are flawed—a new study in Nature highlights the need for…
Cleaner, cheaper ammonia

April 29, 2019

Ammonia — a colorless gas essential for things like fertilizer — can be made by a new process…
Making ammonia ‘greener’

January 15, 2019

Ammonia, a compound first synthesized about a century ago, has dozens of modern uses and has become essential…
Exploring Greener Approaches to Nitrogen Fixation

June 7, 2018

A fundamental understanding of nitrogen chemistry could lead to more sustainable routes for producing nitrogen-containing commodities such as…
Cancer Cells Leave Nothing Wasted

October 23, 2017

Breast cancer cells recycle ammonia, a waste byproduct of cell metabolism, and use it as a source of…
Team creates ammonia-synthesis catalyst with highest-ever activit

April 23, 2017

A joint group of University of Tokyo researchers and their collaborators designed and synthesized a new molybdenum-dinitrogen complex,…
Vehicles, not farms, are likely source of smog-causing ammonia

March 30, 2017

Agriculture has long been blamed for smog-causing ammonia in the atmosphere, but vehicle tailpipes actually are a more…
NASA Satellite Identifies Global Ammonia ‘Hotspots’

March 17, 2017

Study ties fertilizers, animal waste, changes to atmospheric chemistry and climate change to increased ammonia over the United…
Flipping the switch on ammonia production

February 5, 2017

Nearly a century ago, German chemist Fritz Haber won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for a process to…
Catalytic reduction of nitrogen gas by cheap iron catalyst under mild conditions

July 21, 2016

A University of Tokyo and Kyushu University joint research group designed and synthesized a novel iron-dinitrogen complex that…
New radio map of Jupiter reveals what’s beneath colorful clouds

June 3, 2016

Astronomers using the upgraded Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array in New Mexico have produced the most detailed…
Atmospheric Sulfate Particles Reduced, but as Acidic as Ever

February 23, 2016

When acidic materials are spilled, the clean-up procedure involves adding a base chemical to neutralize the acid. Up…
Low-grade waste heat regenerates ammonia battery

December 4, 2014

An efficient method to harvest low-grade waste heat as electricity may be possible using reversible ammonia batteries, according…
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