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The good side of carbon monoxide

November 28, 2019

Most people think of carbon monoxide as harmful, and with good reason — the colorless, odorless gas sends…
Study helps pinpoint what makes species vulnerable to environmental change

October 17, 2019

In that vein, some avian species can indicate environmental distress brought on by overdevelopment, habitat loss, and rising…
NASA’s AIRS Maps Carbon Monoxide from Brazil Fires

August 25, 2019

New data from NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument, aboard the Aqua satellite, shows the movement high in…
Cooking up Alien Atmospheres on Earth

March 15, 2019

Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are cooking up an alien atmosphere right here on…
Carbon Monoxide from California Wildfires Drifts East

August 15, 2018

California is being plagued by massive wildfires, and the effects on air quality from those fires can extend…
Researchers use single-atom catalyst, convert CO to CO2

March 15, 2018

Researchers from Washington State University and Tufts University have demonstrated for the first time that a single metal…
New approach for changing CO2 into CO

July 31, 2017

Chemists at Yale and Oregon State University have discovered a new process for converting carbon dioxide into carbon…
What Elephant Seals Can Tell Us About Using Carbon Monoxide to Heal

April 6, 2016

In a new study, most marine mammals were found to exhale carbon monoxide at levels equivalent to or…
Better Catalytic Converter: A New Tool for Emission Control

January 23, 2016

Two UConn researchers have developed a technology that promises big improvements on one of the most common and…
Researchers Reveal Elusive Molecule

July 14, 2015

Scientists at the University of Arizona have discovered a mysterious molecule with a structure simple enough to make…
Martian Microbes Could Live off the Planet’s Atmospheric Carbon Monoxide

March 24, 2015

Many scientists believe that the Red Planet might be harbouring microbial life beneath its polar ice caps or…
What makes carbon monoxide so deadly?

March 9, 2015

It’s colorless, odorless and can be deadly. Carbon monoxide is no joke, especially in the winter when people…
Scientists get first glimpse of a chemical bond being born

February 13, 2015

Scientists have used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to get the…
Evidence of forming planet discovered 335 light years from Earth

September 5, 2014

An international team of scientists led by a Clemson University astrophysicist has discovered new evidence that planets are…
Gold’s unexpected oxidation activity: Decoding the role of water in gold nanocatalysis

September 5, 2014

Researchers from the University of Houston and Trinity University have for the first time provided direct evidence of…
Catalytic gold nanoclusters promise rich chemical yields

August 27, 2014

The reaction mechanism of carbon monoxide oxidation is shown over intact and partially ligand-removed gold nanoclusters supported on…
Scientists uncover key clue for protecting hearts against deadly arrhythmia

August 18, 2014

A study involving Aston University has shed new light on how carbon monoxide could be used to protect…
Carbon monoxide predicts ‘red and dead’ future of gas guzzler galaxy

July 9, 2014

Astronomers have studied the carbon monoxide in a galaxy over 12 billion light years from Earth and discovered…
Air pollution tied to exports: Study finds blowback causes extra day per year of ozone smog in LA

January 21, 2014

Smog above Los Angeles, as seen from the Hollywood Hills. Credit: David Iliff Chinese air pollution blowing across…
The play-by-play of energy conversion: Catching catalysts in action

January 8, 2014

The whistle blows and the big game begins on TV. You watch the punted football sail over the…
Ice storm leaves 500K without power in US, Canada

December 30, 2013

Trees frozen in ice cripple a section of power lines on Maplehurst Drive in Belgrade, Maine, Tuesday, Dec.…
Nest Labs tries to smarten up smoke detectors

October 9, 2013

Nest Labs is counting on its latest innovation to prove that a smoke detector can be sleek and…
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