News - 18 Mar 2015
A means by which the removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants might one day be done far more efficiently and at far lower costs than today has been discovered by a team of...
News - 16 Dec 2010
Fortified with iron: It's not just for breakfast cereal anymore. University of Illinois researchers have demonstrated a simpler method of adding iron to tiny carbon spheres to create catalytic...
News - 16 Aug 2010
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are using funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy – also known as ARPA-E – to pursue two different, but related,...
News - 10 Jul 2013
University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new nanomaterial that could help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power stations.
The new nanomaterial, described in the Journal...
News - 25 Apr 2013
Like the Roman god Janus, methane presents Earth’s atmosphere with two situational faces. As the main component of natural gas, methane when burned as a fuel produces less carbon dioxide than...
News - 31 Aug 2015
Turning carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants into a more valuable chemical would reduce carbon emissions while creating a revenue return.
At the University of Pittsburgh, researchers...
Article - 5 Jun 2018
Minerals come in a variety of shapes and sizes, as well as varying composition. While some minerals form precious or semiprecious stones, others are important for their abrasive properties.
News - 11 Nov 2009
It is currently estimated that natural gas resources will be exhausted in 130 years; however, those reserves where extraction is cost-effective will only flow for another 60 years or so. Scientists at...
News - 8 Dec 2008
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering ("CNSE") of the University at Albany has been selected to receive a prestigious grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE")...
Article - 25 Jun 2012
Fuel cells already have a stronghold in a growing corner of the energy market. Advances in nanotechnology are speeding up that growth by making fuel cells cheaper, smaller, more efficient and...