As China’s Solar Power Boom Grows, So Do Its Toxic Air Pollution Threat

China’s solar power boom has given it a reputation for being a model for how to manage pollution.But now the country is also a country whose toxic air is making it a leader in its fight against climate change.As China continues to expand its solar power industry, some environmental groups are warning that the country has become a leader not […]

Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman JaCorey Shepherd to miss 4-6 weeks with Achilles injury

Cardinals defensive tackle JaCoreys Shepherd (left) will miss 4 to 6 weeks with an Achilles injury.The Arizona Cardinals have signed defensive lineman/linebacker JaCoreies Shepherd (Photo: Associated Press)Athletic director Mike Bajakian said Sunday he expects defensive end JaCoreyn Shepherd to be out for 4 to 5 weeks with a torn Achilles tendon, the Cardinals reported.The news comes after Shepherd sustained a […]

Manganese Dimmer: The Science Behind the Price tag

As you read this, a new type of coating on a sheet of paper is being used to create the kind of surface that can hold light. The material is called a photocatalyst and it is an entirely new technology. It is used by a wide range of industries, from healthcare to food packaging to the cosmetics industry. These days, photocats are being […]

US patent application reveals that ‘a photocatalytic agent is an ingredient’

A US patent has given the go-ahead for the first commercially available “biovoltaic” ink cartridges that use photocatalysts to make photocatalysis possible.The patent application, filed in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, is a new version of the “Bionicle” ink cartridge which is widely available in China.It describes the ink cartridge as a “vaporization agent,” a term that refers to […]

New Nanostructures for Photo-Electrochemical Applications

Posted September 03, 2018 09:31:30A new type of nanostructuring technology has been developed by researchers from MIT and Harvard that could one day help clean up and replace hazardous chemical waste in oil and gas drilling rigs.The MIT researchers describe the new nanoparticle-based nanostructure called a nanofiber that they say could be used to make flexible and durable composite materials […]