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Tailored nanograins enable greener ammonia production

ammonia-synthesisResearchers optimized oxygen vacancy-rich molybdenum oxide nanograins anchored on carbon fibers as an electrocatalyst, achieving record efficiency for the sustainable electrochemical conversion of nitrogen to ammonia.

Jan 15th, 2024

New nanotechnology makes water harvesting from air far easier

water-harvestingResearchers have developed an innovative nanotechnology material that can rapidly harvest clean drinkable water from air even in dry conditions via an integrated solar-powered cycle far outperforming existing technologies. Its exceptional uptake rate, capacity, release efficiency and durability promise major advancements towards mitigating global water scarcity.

Nov 23rd, 2023

Microalgae robots capture plastic pollution in water

nanoprticlesResearchers have created controllable microalgae robots decorated with magnetic nanoparticles that can swim around and actively capture microplastics and nanoplastics from water with over 90% efficiency, offering a sustainable microrobotics solution for reducing plastic pollution.

Oct 25th, 2023