Stories with the tag: Chemistry
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
Renewable energy can be stored for less with PNNL’s new organic aqueous flow battery, which uses inexpensive and readily available materials. The new battery is expected to cost about 60 percent less than today’s standard flow batteries.
Release Date: 12/21/2015
A new analysis of scientists whose work is cited most often by their peers includes six PNNL researchers working in the areas of climate science, energy storage, materials science, and chemistry.
Release Date: 12/18/2015
PNNL's Louis Terminello has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Release Date: 12/1/2015