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Exploring Copper’s Potential as Antibiotic

April 2, 2019

While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist…
A Copper Bullet for Tuberculosis

October 24, 2018

Tuberculosis is a sneaky disease. The bacteria hide from antibiotics inside the very immune cells that are supposed…
Developing new ways to advance copper production

September 26, 2018

MIT associate professor of metallurgy Antoine Allanore has received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office…
Researchers Find a Surprise Just Beneath the Surface in Carbon Dioxide Experiment

June 13, 2017

While using X-rays to study the early stages of a chemical process that can reformulate carbon dioxide into…
X-rays from Copper Source Set New Gold Standard for Measuring Industrial Materials

May 15, 2017

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have produced and precisely measured a spectrum of…
Entropy landscape sheds light on quantum mystery

May 15, 2017

By precisely measuring the entropy of a cerium copper gold alloy with baffling electronic properties cooled to nearly…
Copper stripes help iron pnictide lock-in insulating state

December 20, 2016

Physicists at Rice University’s Center for Quantum Materials (RCQM) have created a new iron-based material that offers clues…
Scientists Find Static “Stripes” of Electrical Charge in Copper-Oxide Superconductor

October 18, 2016

Fixed arrangement of charges coexists with material’s ability to conduct electricity without resistance Cuprates, or compounds made of…
Livermore scientists purify copper nanowires

September 23, 2016

Cell phones and Apple watches could last a little longer due to a new method to create copper…
Scientists Uncover the Origin of High-Temperature Superconductivity in Copper-Oxide Compound

August 19, 2016

Analysis of thousands of samples reveals that the compound becomes superconducting at an unusually high temperature because local…
Copper essential for burning fat, researchers find

June 13, 2016

Is copper deficiency contributing to the obesity epidemic? Though small amounts of copper are essential to health –…
Unlocking early ocean evolution

April 22, 2016

For the first time ever, copper isotopes have been used to track the oxygenation of ancient oceans. Scientists…
Combined effects of copper, climate change can be deadly for amphibians, research finds

April 12, 2016

Researchers at the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory warn that the extinction of two amphibian species—the…
Observation of high temperature superconductivity without effect of magnetism

March 20, 2016

A research group led by the University of Tokyo, performing a process that removes oxygen impurities, has demonstrated…
New Method for Ranking Global Copper Deposits Saves Time and Money

December 15, 2015

A new approach to ranking copper resources could result in identifying future supplies of copper while saving both…
Starving the beast

November 27, 2015

As any good Star Trek fan knows, Mr. Spock was a “green-blooded Vulcan” because his hemoglobin was copper-based,…
Estimates of Undiscovered Copper in Middle East Ten Times Current World Production

November 20, 2015

More than 180 million metric tons of undiscovered copper resources may be found in an area of the…
Copper clusters capture and convert carbon dioxide to make fuel

August 10, 2015

Capture and convert—this is the motto of carbon dioxide reduction, a process that stops the greenhouse gas before…
Additive manufacturing: 3-D printing beyond plastic

July 29, 2015

At Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT), Christopher Williams heads the effort to further advance 3-D printing–known…
Graphene growth gets greener

June 10, 2015

Graphene growth gets greener It is not often that recycled materials perform better than new ones, but that…
A climate signal in the global distribution of copper deposits

May 13, 2015

Climate helps drive the erosion process that exposes economically valuable copper deposits and shapes the pattern of their…
NASA 3-D Prints First Full-Scale Copper Rocket Engine Part

April 22, 2015

When you think of copper, the penny in your pocket may come to mind; but NASA engineers are…
Colon + Septic Tank = Unique, at Times Stinky, Study

March 4, 2015

What do a human colon, septic tank, copper nanoparticles and zebrafish have in common? They were the key…
Preventing the spread of cancer with copper molecules

March 2, 2015

Chemists at Bielefeld University have developed a molecule containing copper that binds specifically with DNA and prevents the…
Understanding the copper heart of volcanoes

February 10, 2015

The link between volcanism and the formation of copper ore has been discovered by researchers from the University…
Copper deposited in a chemical reaction at the nanoscale

October 8, 2014

With new breakthroughs, scientists can watch a chemical reaction down to the nano level. This time-lapse video shows…
Stressing out copper TSVs with temperature

September 26, 2014

In the past, microelectronics were essentially a two-dimensional affair based upon flat integrated circuit chips connected to each…
Copper foam turns carbon dioxide into useful chemicals

August 13, 2014

A foam of copperCopper is the only metal that can reduce CO2 to useful hydrocarbons. A foam of copper…
Australian researchers closing in on therapy for Motor Neurone disease

June 19, 2014

A well-known copper compound may help treat a progressive and incurable disease that attacks a person’s nervous system,…
Reinventing copper extraction with electricity

May 5, 2014

Antoine Allanore, the Thomas B. King Assistant Professor of Metallurgy at MIT. Photo courtesy of Antoine Allanore Copper…
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