News - 20 May 2019
“Ionic liquid” (IL), which is a salt in the liquid state, is one of the most typical solvents in green chemistry. It has been extensively used in clean energy, biochemistry, new materials,...
News - 13 Jun 2018
Certain plastics can be broken down by enzymes found in nature, however, not well enough to aid industrial recycling and curtail the scourge of plastic waste. Based on what nature has provided,...
News - 25 Apr 2017
Recently, it was discovered that a common insect larva eating beeswax breaks down chemical bonds in the plastic, used for making packaging and shopping bags, at uniquely high speeds. According to...
News - 6 Sep 2018
From overhead powerlines to airplane wings to the massive blades of wind turbines, a buildup of ice can cause problems ranging from reduced performance all the way to disastrous failure. But...
News - 2 Apr 2019
Scientists at the Rice University have truly found a way to deal with the excess amount of used lithium-ion batteries left behind—a consequence of the growing demand for cellphones, electric...
Article - 30 Jan 2015
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is more commonly referred to, is the process by which underground rock is fractured by a highly pressurized fluid containing water, chemicals and sand.
Article - 20 Oct 2009
Solar energy technology converts light energy into different forms of energy like heat and electricity. Azure ALI technology first converts the light energy into thermal energy, which is better known...