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An electron highway headed for methanol

November 28, 2019

Making methanol just got a lot easier, now that chemists at Yale have opened up a new electron…
Methanotrophic Bacteria could be the Future of Fuel, Researchers Claim

May 13, 2019

Researchers have long been fascinated with methanotrophic bacteria, i.e., bacteria capable of turning the potent greenhouse gas methane…
Grad-undergrad student duo pursues sustainable methane conversion methods

April 18, 2019

Two University of Virginia student researchers are seeking a better way to convert methane, the main component of…
New methanol plants expected to increase industrial natural gas use through 2020

February 26, 2019

New methanol plants under development in the United States are increasing natural gas consumption in the industrial sector.…
Carbon dioxide-to-methanol process improved by catalyst

June 29, 2018

Dramatic improvements have been made to the process of converting carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, to methanol, a…
Uncovering a missing link from methane to methanol

June 24, 2018

Microscopic crystalline structures called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) may provide a way to solve one of the biggest problems…
Researchers discover breakthrough process for directly converting methane to methanol

December 2, 2017

New process could lead to production of methanol or acetic acid through more energy efficient, low-cost and environmentally-friendly…
Scientists make methanol using air around us

September 11, 2017

Scientists at Cardiff University have created methanol from methane using oxygen from the air. Methanol is currently produced…
Chemists ID Catalytic ‘Key’ for Converting CO2 to Methanol

March 27, 2017

Results will guide design of improved catalysts for transforming pollutant to useful chemicals UPTON, NY—Capturing carbon dioxide (CO2)…
Georgeite can improve the production of methanol

August 9, 2016

Researchers at DTU have helped an international team of researchers prove how the mineral georgeite can improve the…
3-D printed polymer turns methane to methanol

June 17, 2016

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have combined biology and 3-D printing to create the first reactor that can…
Super microscope untying scientific knot

February 17, 2016

DTU Cen has helped international researchers to prove how the mineral georgeite can improve the production of methanol.…
Turning air into fuel: scientists convert carbon dioxide into methanol

February 3, 2016

They’re making fuel from thin air at the USC Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute. For the first time, researchers…
110 octane fuel from wind and manure

January 20, 2016

In a basement in North Zealand, a small test set-up is producing the carbon-neutral fuel—methanol. Chemically pure, odourless…
New methanol and fertilizer plants to increase already-growing industrial natural gas use

July 30, 2015

Reversing a decline that lasted more than a decade, industrial natural gas consumption has grown steadily since 2009…
New method for methanol processing could reduce carbon dioxide emissions

November 18, 2014

Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a more efficient way…
Locally produced methanol moves a step closer

June 16, 2014

Assistant Professor Christian Danvad Damsgaard from DTU Physics and DTU Cen has received nearly 2.6 million DKK for…
Newly discovered catalyst could lead to the low-cost, clean production of methanol

March 4, 2014

An international research team has discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a…
Researchers explore more efficient carbon dioxide to methanol model

March 1, 2013

Researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington are pioneering a new method for using carbon dioxide, or CO2, to…
Researchers say sunlight yields more efficient carbon dioxide to methanol model

February 21, 2013

Researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington are pioneering a new method for using carbon dioxide, or CO2, to…
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