Posts Tagged ‘oxygen’

Sun, Sewage Make Hydrogen Fuel

A device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could end up being a sustainable energy source
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Oxygen ‘Sponge’ an Energy Boost

A new oxygen “sponge” can easily absorb or shed oxygen atoms at low temperatures, which would be useful in devices
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‘Artificial Leaf’ Solar Fuel System

An “artificial leaf” system under development would be able to use sunlight to produce a storable fuel, such as hydrogen,
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Converting Natural Gas to Chemicals

It wasn’t that long ago where the United States imported much of its natural gas, but the tables have turned
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Rust Leads to Better Solar Cells

Using the sun and ultrathin films of iron oxide, better known as rust, there is now a new way to
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Heat Hike Boosts Biofuel Production

Nicholas Creager just pointed to one of Iowa State University’s latest biofuel machines. The 6-inch diameter, stainless steel pipe is
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Chemical Plant Blast Hurts 2

An explosion involving a chemical reactor at a semiconductor factory left two people injured in Northwest Portland, OR. Two men
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Safety Minded Jellyfish

A robotic jellyfish, oddly named Robojelly, not only works for underwater search and rescue operations, but could also never run
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Current Limiter Aids Grid Safety

For the first time, a superconducting current limiter is now working at a power plant that could help enhance intrinsic
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Hydrogen Builds Up in Fukushima Pipes

Hydrogen has accumulated to a level higher than previously thought in pipes connected to the No. 1 reactor containment vessel
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