Check out atomic glimpses of graphene ribbons, double bubble microspheres, and a solar evaporator made from bone.
Foldable and recyclable paper electronics
A conductive, cellulose-based nanopaper allows researchers to print paper electronics without needing expensive microfabrication techniques.
Drinking water disinfected in minutes by natural and abundant catalyst
Brownmillerite, found in natural mineral deposits, could help disinfect water in resource-poor regions.
Could restoring peatlands be key to saving the planet?
Peatlands are among the most valuable ecosystems on Earth but when damaged are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions.
Carbon capture using processed milk
Researchers have created a high performance and selective activated carbon from the dairy industry’s excess milk for scalable carbon capture.
Renewable energy from wildflowers for a more sustainable bioeconomy
A growing bioeconomy requires increasing amounts of biomass from residues, wastes, and industrial crops for bio‐based products and energy.
Using bacteria to separate oil and water
A sustainable technique for cleaning polluted water.
Turning waste heat from solar panels into a water distillation process
Photovoltaic-membrane distillation turns waste heat from solar panels into a power source to drive an efficient water distillation process.
Building a lemon bioeconomy with green technology
Today’s green chemistry technologies open the route to a broader and richer economy for lemons, well beyond the fresh fruit and fruit juice markets.
Polymers clean up mercury, oil spills, nitrogen runoff, and more
A new class of polymers to clean up mercury pollution that can be produced sustainably on a large scale from elemental sulfur and renewable plant oils.