Stories with the tag: Chemistry
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016
Researchers can use computer modeling to design better materials to capture carbon dioxide.
Release Date: 5/17/2016
PNNL is the only DOE lab to offer a new, user-friendly commercialization option called exploratory licenses, which involve a two-page agreement and cost $1,000 to give companies six months to try out a technology before deciding whether or not to pursue a full license.
Release Date: 5/9/2016
Stripping inactive components from raw materials on a molecular scale improves hybrid battery performance.
Release Date: 4/21/2016
An unexpected discovery has led to a zinc-manganese oxide rechargeable battery that’s as inexpensive as conventional car batteries, but has a much higher energy density.
Release Date: 4/18/2016
PNNL researchers are designing synthetic polymers with the versatility of nature's original polymers, the ubiquitous proteins.
Release Date: 4/6/2016
PNNL will help three small businesses reduce the cost of hydropower, cut building energy use, and make adhesives from plants through new projects announced today by DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program.
Release Date: 3/10/2016
A new composite material combines a metal-organic framework with an iron-rich molecule to selectively trap oxygen.
Release Date: 3/8/2016
Scientists have made a "vitamin mimic" - a molecule that looks and acts just like a natural vitamin to bacteria - that offers a new window into the inner workings of living microbes.
Release Date: 1/21/2016
Calcium carbonate found in chalk, shells and rocks is one of the most important materials on earth. New insights on how it turns into hard, strong materials will help scientists design materials needed for a low-carbon future.
Release Date: 1/8/2016