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Rust never sleeps

February 5, 2019

Like iron flowing through the blood stream, iron minerals course through the ground. These minerals are used to…
Great time saving in the development of skincare products

July 9, 2018

Skincare products have a limited shelf life because fatty acids in the products can form volatile oxidation products,…
Scientists find oxidized iron deep within the Earth’s interior

January 25, 2018

Scientists digging deep into the Earth’s mantle recently made an unexpected discovery. Five hundred fifty kilometres below the…
New study reveals the mystery behind the formation of hollowed nanoparticles during metal oxidation

April 25, 2017

Rust usually indicates neglect; it undermines the structures and tools we rely on every day, from cars to…
Battling corrosion to keep solar panels humming

February 3, 2017

People think of corrosion as rust on cars or oxidation that blackens silver, but it also harms critical…
Stem cells also rust

October 27, 2016

Oxygen in the air is well known to cause damaging rust on cars through a process known as…
Fundamental discovery slashes energy cost of chemical reactions

June 28, 2016

In research that could one day allow fuel cells to be fueled by biomass rather than hydrogen gas,…
Researchers find a way to extend life and improve performance of fuel cell electrodes

June 15, 2016

Researchers at MIT have developed a practical and physically-based way of treating the surface of materials called perovskite…
ORNL exclusively licenses carbon fiber processing inventions to RMX Technologies

May 14, 2016

RMX Technologies of Knoxville, Tenn., and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have signed an exclusive…
SDSC’s ‘Comet’ Aids in Discovery of New Organometallic Compounds

January 25, 2016

Selective oxidation plays a key role in the production of compounds widely used throughout the chemical industry. Now,…
Viewing DNA Damage with Crystal Clarity

October 22, 2015

Scientists have developed a new technique for looking at the initial steps of DNA oxidation – a process…
Methane-eating microorganisms help regulate emissions from wetlands

July 1, 2015

Though they occupy a small fraction of Earth’s surface, freshwater wetlands are the largest natural source of methane…
Black phosphorus reveals its secrets thanks to a scientific breakthrough

June 4, 2015

A team of researchers from Université de Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and the Centre national de la recherche scientifique…
Microscopy Reveals how Atom-High Steps Impede Oxidation of Metal Surfaces

December 30, 2014

Rust never sleeps. Whether a reference to the 1979 Neil Young album or a product designed to protect…
Postcards from the photosynthetic edge

July 10, 2014

Photosytem II utilizes a water-splitting manganese-calcium enzyme that when energized by sunlight catalyzes a four photon-step cycle of…
Splitting the sea: Turning ocean water into hydrogen fuel

June 14, 2013

University of Wollongong scientists have developed a novel way to turn sea water into hydrogen, for a sustainable…
New material approach should increase solar cell efficiency

April 24, 2013

A University of Illinois research group brought together aspects of condensed matter physics, semiconductor device engineering, and photochemistry…
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