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A bionanomachine for green chemistry

Scientists have for the first time precisely characterised the enzyme styrene oxide isomerase, which can be used to produce valuable chemicals and drug precursors in an environmentally friendly manner.

May 14th, 2024

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A second life for batteries

Discarded lithium-ion cells from electric cars could be re-used as stationary power storage units. Researchers have established the first indicators for a reliable assessment of their condition.

May 7th, 2024

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Perovskite-based tandem solar cells

All-perovskite tandem solar cells could soon pick up where silicon solar cells reach their limits. Researchers are working on scaling them up and making them ready for the real world.

May 2nd, 2024

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Magnetic fields boost clean energy

Researchers show that using magnetic fields can boost electrocatalysis for sustainable fuel production by enhancing the movement of the reactants, which improves the efficiency of energy-related reactions.

Apr 7th, 2024

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A solar cell you can bend and soak in water

Researchers have developed an organic photovoltaic film that is both waterproof and flexible, allowing a solar cell to be put onto clothes and still function correctly after being rained on or even washed.

Mar 27th, 2024

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