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  1. 2018-01-18
  2. New process could slash energy demands of fertilizer, nitrogen-based chemicals
  3. Nanostructures made from gold concentrate light energy and boost molybdenum’s ability to pull apart the two nitrogen atoms in an N2 molecule (illustration by the researchers). Credit: Princeton...
  1. 2018-01-16
  2. From greenhouse gases to plastics: New catalyst for recycling carbon dioxide discovered
  3. The surface of a nanostructured copper catalyst that converts CO2 into ethylene. Credit: Canadian Light Source Imagine if we could take CO2, that most notorious of greenhouse gases, and convert it in...
  1. 2018-01-15
  2. Manganese ore to China firm at $6.50-$7.00/dmtu but slowdown expected
  3. Semi-carbonated manganese ore prices to China firmed Friday while carbonated material prices held steady. Market participants said February and March offers for 37% manganese ore were being made to C...
  1. 2018-01-12
  2. Researchers report first 3-D structure of DHHC enzymes
  3. Human DHHC20 (yellow) is embedded in the Golgi membrane (green), a compartment located inside cells. DHHC20 attaches a fatty acid chain (white) to a target protein (blue, foreground), which anchors t...
  1. 2018-01-10
  2. Gyroscope' molecules form crystal that's both solid and full of motion
  3. UCLA researchers formed a crystal out of molecules that each has a solid exterior but contains moving parts. Credit: Kendall Houk Laboratory/UCLA Molecular machines, much smaller than single cells, m...
  1. 2018-01-09
  2. New catalyst for making fuels from shale gas
  3. Methane in shale gas can be turned into hydrocarbon fuels using an innovative platinum and copper alloy catalyst, according to new research led by UCL (University College London) and Tufts University...
  1. 2018-01-08
  2. Ferrochrome price firmer in China, Japan holiday lull continues
  3. The weekly assessment by S&P Global Platts of 58%-60% Cr high-carbon ferrochrome was made at 89-92 cents/lb CIF China, up from 88-90 cents/lb last week. Charge chrome with 48%-52% chrome content ...
  1. 2018-01-05
  2. One-step catalyst turns nitrates into water and air
  3. Rice University's indium-palladium nanoparticle catalysts clean nitrates from drinking water by converting the toxic molecules into air and water. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Engineers at Ric...
  1. 2018-01-04
  2. An unusual form of antibiotic resistance in pandemic cholera
  3. Image is an electron micrograph of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae , the causative agent of the cholera. Credit: M. Stephen Trent, University of Georgia Cholera is a devastating disease for millions wo...
  1. 2018-01-03
  2. Locating the precise reaction path: Methane dissociation on platinum
  3. The Pt(211) surface has three-atom-wide terraces and one-atom-high steps. The researchers labeled the row of atoms on the step edge as "step" (red), the middle row as "terrace" (b...
  1. 2018-01-02
  2. November Chinese DDGS imports rise 66% on month: customs center
  3. Chinese imports of dried distillers grains rose 66%, or 2.33 million kg, month on month in November to 5.86 million kg, according to data released Wednesday by the Chinese Customs Information Center ...
  1. 2017-12-29
  2. New structure of key protein holds clues for better drug design
  3. Probes (shown glowing here) revealed the inner architecture of the protein A2aAR in the new study. Credit: Kurt Wuthrich and Matthew Eddy, The Scripps Research Institute Scientists at The Scripps Res...
  1. 2017-12-28
  2. China's export taxes on metal products to be unchanged in 2018
  3. China is to keep export taxes for metals products at current levels in 2018, the finance ministry said Wednesday. There will still be no export tax on non-alloy aluminum with metal content of over 99...
  1. 2017-12-27
  2. China imports no iron ore from North Korea in November, exports no fuels: reports
  3. China imported no iron ore from North Korea in November, as first reported by Reuters' Beijing bureau Tuesday, citing data from China's General Administration of Customs. It also imported no coal or ...
  1. 2017-12-26
  2. LNG imports up 53% in November
  3. China's imports of liquefied natural gas surged sharply in November as the nation experienced fuel shortages amid peak winter demand and the government's drive to cut coal use. LNG imports rose 53 pe...
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