June 14, 2017

Industry News

  • Jiggly Jell-O to make powerful new hydrogen fuel catalyst
    on December 15, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    A cheap and effective new catalyst can generate hydrogen fuel from water just as efficiently as platinum, currently the best -- but also most expensive -- water-splitting catalyst out there.The catalyst, which is composed of nanometer-thin sheets of metal carbide, is manufactured using a self-assembly process that relies on a surprising ingredient: gelatin, the material that gives Jell-O its jiggle. […]

  • Wiring diagram of the brain provides a clearer picture of brain scan data
    on December 15, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Neuroscientists have used data from the human brain connectome -- a publicly available 'wiring diagram' of the human brain based on data from thousands of healthy human volunteers -- to reassess the findings from neuroimaging studies of patients with Alzheimer's disease. […]

  • Treatment shown to improve the odds against bone marrow cancer
    on December 15, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Hope has emerged for patients with a serious type of bone marrow cancer as new research into a therapeutic drug has revealed improved outcomes and survival rates. […]

  • A damming trend
    on December 15, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social and environmental consequences -- affecting everything from food security to the environment -- greatly outweigh the positive changes of this grand-scale flood control, according to new research. […]

  • For these critically endangered marine turtles, climate change could be a knockout blow
    on December 14, 2018 at 5:40 pm

    Researchers suggest that projected increases in air temperatures, rainfall inundation and blistering solar radiation could significantly reduce hawksbill hatching success at a selection of major nesting beaches. […]