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February 10, 2014
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Renewable energy resources

UD researchers report on new catalyst to convert greenhouse gases into chemicals A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has developed a highly selective catalyst capable of electrochemically converting carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — to carbon … Continue reading

November 30, 2013
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Dreyfus Award

UD’s Rosenthal receives postdoctoral award in environmental chemistry Chemist Joel Rosenthal, whose work in renewable energy focuses on the use of solar energy to convert carbon dioxide into synthetic liquid fuels, has been awarded a highly competitive grant to add … Continue reading

June 22, 2013
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A cheaper drive to ‘cool’ fuels

UD scientists pioneer inexpensive catalyst to drive synthetic fuel production University of Delaware chemist Joel Rosenthal is driven to succeed in the renewable energy arena.  Working in his lab in UD’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Rosenthal and doctoral student … Continue reading

April 27, 2013
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Carbon’s role in atmosphere formation

A new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that the way carbon moves from within a planet to the surface plays a big role in the evolution of a planet’s atmosphere. If Mars released much of … Continue reading

March 4, 2013
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Searching for the Solar System’s Chemical Recipe

Berkeley Lab’s Chemical Dynamics Beamline points to why isotope ratios in interplanetary dust and meteorites differ from Earth’s By studying the origins of different isotope ratios among the elements that make up today’s smorgasbord of planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and … Continue reading

January 17, 2013
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NASA Ozone Study May Benefit Air Standards, Climate

PASADENA, Calif. – A new NASA-led study finds that when it comes to combating global warming caused by emissions of ozone-forming chemicals, location matters. Ozone is both a major air pollutant with known adverse health effects and a greenhouse gas … Continue reading

September 14, 2012
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IBM Scientists First to Distinguish Individual Molecular Bonds

Atomic force microscopy helps scientists to reveal the bond order and length of bonds within molecules Technique can be used to study future devices made from graphene Zurich, Switzerland – 14 Sep 2012: IBM scientists have been able to differentiate … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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Smoking: Quitting is Tough for Teens, too

A new study finds that relatively early into tobacco addiction, teens experience many of the same negative psychological effects during abstinence as adults do, with a couple of exceptions. The data can inform efforts to improve the efficacy of quitting … Continue reading