Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Tags Energy/fuel (non-petroleum)

Tag: energy/fuel (non-petroleum)

Holistic view of planning energy self-sufficient communities

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2019 - Sustainable communities supplied by local renewable energy production are beginning to be established in the U.S....

New look at old data leads to cleaner engines

LIVERMORE, Calif. -- New insights about how to understand and ultimately control the chemistry of ignition behavior and pollutant formation have been discovered...

New family on the block: A novel group of glycosidic enzymes

A group of researchers from Japan has discovered a novel enzyme from a soil fungus. In their study published in the Journal...

Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics...

Switchgrass hybrid yields insights into plant evolution

Switchgrass is attractive as a potential bioenergy crop because it can grow for years without having to be replanted. Requiring less fertilizer than...

New core-shell catalyst for ethanol fuel cells

UPTON, NY--Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Arkansas have developed a highly efficient catalyst...

UCI scientists create new class of two-dimensional materials

Irvine, Calif., June 6, 2019 - In a paper published this week in Nature, materials science researchers at the University of California, Irvine...

2D crystals conforming to 3D curves create strain for engineering quantum...

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June 3, 2019--A team led by scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored how atomically thin...

What causes battery electrode failure?

Battery researchers at Virginia Tech co-led an international study that detailed the broadest understanding of what happens during battery electrode failure.Feng Lin,...

Story tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory,...

For the first time, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has completed testing of nuclear fuels using MiniFuel, an irradiation vehicle that allows for rapid...