<b>New material for longer-lasting fuel cells developed</b>

New material for longer-lasting fuel cells developed

In the study, published in the journal Nanoscale , scientists produced graphene via a special, scalable technique and used it to develop hydrogen fuel cell catalysts. The research team, involving scientists from Queen Mary University of Lon...
<b>How fullerite becomes harder than diamond</b>

How fullerite becomes harder than diamond

Physicists have simulated the structure of a new material based on fullerite and single crystal diamond to show how this material can obtain ultrahigh hardness. This discovery allows the estimatio ......
<b>Advanced functional materials: self correcting stable evolution of lithium metal under large cycle ca</b>

Advanced functional materials: self correcting stable evolution of lithium metal under large cycle ca

Because of its high theoretical capacity low reduction potential lithium metal anode is considered to be an indispensable part of the next generation of high energy density lithium-based electrochemical batteries. However the application of...
<b>BASF calculates CO2 footprint of all sales products</b>

BASF calculates CO2 footprint of all sales products

BASF will provide its customers with total values of CO 2 emissions, so called “carbon footprints” for all of its products. The Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) comprises all product-related greenhouse gas emissions that occur until the B...
<b>Commodities may start a new round of decline</b>

Commodities may start a new round of decline

Commodities may start a new round of decline...
<b>What bats can teach us about COVID-19</b>

What bats can teach us about COVID-19

For millions of years, various types of coronavirus have thrived in hundreds of bat species without causing any harm. But when they’ve occasionally jumped to humans—as was the case with SARS in 2003 and SARS-CoV-2 last year—they caused...
<b>Flexible light emitting elements in 2D</b>

Flexible light emitting elements in 2D

Researchers have developed a layer of tungsten disulfide that is just as thin as three atomic layers - and it is luminous, flexible and also withstands external influences....
<b>Special coating protects steel from hydrogen ‘attack’</b>

Special coating protects steel from hydrogen ‘attack’

Regeneratively produced hydrogen is an ideal energy carrier, which will be used in future applications as fuel cells and cars and will supplement natural gas as an energy source. But atomic hydrogen often induces brittle behavior in metals...
<b>Freezing with lasers creates aligned ice crystals</b>

Freezing with lasers creates aligned ice crystals

Supercooled water zapped in just the right way enabled perfect control over the process....