Research news of the week


Bimetallic nanoparticle catalyst to improve industrial process

Atomic-scale snapshots of a bimetallic nanoparticle catalyst in action have provided insights that could help improve the industrial process by which fuels and chemicals are synthesized from natural gas, coal or plant biomass… Read more

 

Short carbon nanotubes delivers drug to pancreatic cancer cells

According to a new researcher, short, customized carbon nanotubes have the potential to deliver drugs to pancreatic cancer cells and destroy them from within… Read more

 

New roof tiles coating to clean air

Researchers have created a roof tile coating that when applied to an average-sized residential roof breaks down the same amount of smog-causing nitrogen oxides per year as a car driven 11,000 miles… Read more

 

Edible oil films preserves bread for longer

Essential oils have boomed in popularity as more people seek out alternatives to replace their synthetic cleaning products, anti-mosquito sprays and medicines. Now scientists are tapping them as candidates to preserve food in a more consumer-friendly way… Read more 

 

 

 

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