<b>Impact of oil price rise and fall on chlor alkali industry</b>

Impact of oil price rise and fall on chlor alkali industry

Impact of oil price rise and fall on chlor alkali industry...
<b>Using ancient minerals from deep within Earth’s crust to measure cosmic radiation</b>

Using ancient minerals from deep within Earth’s crust to measure cosmic radiation

If you want to understand a part of Earth’s galactic history—whether it passed near a supernova during its path around our galaxy, for example—you may be able to find the answer in the crystal structure of a rock, according to a Univer...
<b>New Record Efficiency for Tandem Solar Cell Technology</b>

New Record Efficiency for Tandem Solar Cell Technology

In the field of photovoltaics, intensive research is being carried out to continually improve solar cell efficiency. Increasingly, the focus is on tandem photovoltaics, in which high-performance solar cell materials are brought together in...
<b>Metal pollution is weakening the shells of scallops</b>

Metal pollution is weakening the shells of scallops

Isle of Man now is a beautiful piece of nature, but in the past it was a very important mining location. Zinc, lead and copper was mined here, but these activities peaked in the Isle of Man in the late 19th century. However, scientists from ...
<b>New Strategy for Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Performance</b>

New Strategy for Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Performance

Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that function as high-performance power sources for renewable applications, such as electric vehicles and consumer electronics, require electrodes that deliver high energy density without compromising cell lifet...
<b>A survey of emerging neuromorphic devices and architectures enabled by nanomaterials</b>

A survey of emerging neuromorphic devices and architectures enabled by nanomaterials

Synaptic transistors and memristive systems. Nature Nanotechnology (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41565-020-0647-z A pair of materials science and engineering researchers at Northwestern University has conducted a survey of emerging neuromorphic dev...
<b>Explaining dark matter without hypothetical undiscovered particles and without changing physical laws</b>

Explaining dark matter without hypothetical undiscovered particles and without changing physical laws

The mysterious dark matter! The universe has five times more dark matter than normal matter. Dark matter is just as mysterious as the origin of the big bang. Nobody knows exactly what dark matter is. The overwhelming majority of hypothe...
<b>New study on a recently discovered chlorophyll molecule could be key to better solar cells</b>

New study on a recently discovered chlorophyll molecule could be key to better solar cells

All living organisms need energy for their survival, and this energy indirectly comes from the sun. Some organisms, such as plants, cyanobacteria, and algae, are capable of directly converting this light energy into chemical energy via a pr...
<b>New Catalyst can More Efficiently Convert Ethane into Ethylene</b>

New Catalyst can More Efficiently Convert Ethane into Ethylene

A research team led by North Carolina State University has engineered a new catalyst that can more efficiently convert ethane into ethylene, which is used in a variety of manufacturing processes....