Chemistry

Greener and cheaper: New process revolutionizes battery production

Switching from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles (EVs) is a great way to reduce carbon emissions. However, the process of making the lithium-ion batteries that...

Scientists discover simple new method to store carbon dioxide in concrete without weakening it

A team of engineers led by Northwestern University has found a new way to store carbon dioxide (CO2) in concrete, which is widely used...

Scientists boost solar energy efficiency with advanced water splitting technology

Researchers have achieved a major breakthrough in using sunlight to split water molecules, a process crucial for generating clean energy. This method, known as photocatalytic...

Scientists develop cool threads: New fabric fights extreme heat to save lives

This year has been marked by intense heatwaves across the globe, with cities like Mexico, India, Pakistan, and Oman experiencing temperatures around or above...

Scientists discover flexible and energy-efficient solution for gas separation

Separating gases is a critical process in many industries, from medical oxygen and nitrogen production to carbon capture and natural gas purification. However, this process...

Scientists unveil hidden secrets of gallium

Nearly 150 years after its discovery, scientists at the University of Auckland have uncovered new and surprising properties of gallium, a metal known for...

Scientists find the secrets of rare earth mineral formation

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin's School of Natural Sciences have discovered a new way to form bastnäsite, a key mineral used to extract rare...

Gold membrane revolutionizes surface study in science

Using a special wafer-thin gold membrane, researchers at ETH Zurich have significantly simplified the study of surfaces. This new method makes it possible to measure...

Innovative mini membrane fan efficiently cools electronic devices

Computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices need cooling to prevent overheating. Usually, cooling is achieved by fans that direct airflow to specific areas, but...

Scientists develop advanced graphene membranes for efficient carbon capture

Scientists at EPFL have made a significant breakthrough in carbon capture technology by developing advanced atom-thin graphene membranes. These new membranes, enhanced with pyridinic nitrogen...