<b>Integrating nanomaterial with light-absorbing molecule powers hydrogen production from water and sunl</b>

Integrating nanomaterial with light-absorbing molecule powers hydrogen production from water and sunl

Scientists developed a hybrid material constructed from a metal oxide nanosheet and a light-absorbing molecule for splitting water molecules to obtain dihydrogen under sunlight....
<b>Physicists produce stable water-based graphene dispersions</b>

Physicists produce stable water-based graphene dispersions

Dispersion with oxidised graphen, day 1-10. Umeå researchers show how activated graphene, activated carbons and other hydrophobic carbons can be dispersed in water in a form of micrometer-sized particles. The key agent that helps to make t...
<b>Graphene nanoparticles - a new type of amorphous solid bodies</b>

Graphene nanoparticles - a new type of amorphous solid bodies

Amorphous forms of solid carbon do not have a fixed crystal structure and consist of structural units - nanosized graphene particles. A team of physicists studied the structure of amorphous carbon and suggested classifying it as a separate t...
<b>New Effective Technique to Eliminate Toxic Cadmium(II) from Wastewater</b>

New Effective Technique to Eliminate Toxic Cadmium(II) from Wastewater

In a paper published in NANO, a group of researchers from Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China have discovered an effective way to remove heavy metal Cadmium(II) from wastewater....
<b>New method to monitor Alzheimer's proteins</b>

New method to monitor Alzheimer's proteins

Figure 1. Schematics for identifying the dementia quotient (DQ) index. The monomer, oligomer and fibrillar forms of the Aβ protein are distinguished using THz near-field conductance measurements. Independently of the protein concentration,...
<b>Nano select: how to efficiently catalyze hydrogen production from methanol under mild conditions?</b>

Nano select: how to efficiently catalyze hydrogen production from methanol under mild conditions?

In the new energy system with hydrogen as the core the green efficient preparation of hydrogen has attracted extensive attention in industry academia. With mild reaction conditions low carbon footprint methanol is considered as an alternativ...
<b>Simple method to produce high performing lithium selenium batteries</b>

Simple method to produce high performing lithium selenium batteries

In the first study of its kind, published by the Nature Communications journal, engineers from Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), in collaboration with the team at University Technology of Sydney detail how they used a single-ato...
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<b>Adsorbent material developed with PET bottles for the removal of antibiotics from water</b>

Adsorbent material developed with PET bottles for the removal of antibiotics from water

South Korea with its high antibiotic use is categorized as a country at high risk of the emergence of multi drug-resistant bacteria, or so-called "super bacteria." According to the Ministry of Environment, antibiotic substances have been de...
<b>Researchers develop new technique for production of plasmonics devices</b>

Researchers develop new technique for production of plasmonics devices

Research laboratories are constantly developing new materials that are expected to exhibit novel properties bound to revolutionize this or that technology. But it's not enough to simply create these materials; scientists also need to find e...