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Using carbon nanofibers to improve synthetic gasoline production

By Damir Beciri
4 December 2013

uic-carbon-nanofibers-catalyst-1While there are many efforts to shift from gasoline onto other fuels or electricity, a group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) took a different approach and found a more viable way to create synthetic version of petrol. They managed to improve the first step in the process of creating syngas,… »


Novel micro sensors for ocean acidification monitoring

By Maja Bosanac
16 November 2013

sea-1Collaboration between researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science resulted in development of a novel micro sensor for monitoring the changes in pH levels of seawater. The current form of the device can be used for on-board analysis of seawater samples, but the ultimate goal is to use… »