April 12, 2021

Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory Lead Charge in Plastics “Upcycling” Research

Multiple federal awards support research into methods to repurpose plastic waste into a variety of value-added compounds, from fuel to food.

April 12, 2021

What's in a Name? A New Class of Superconductors

Unconventional superconductivity in some iron-based and heavy-fermion materials arises from a general phenomenon called multiorbital singlet pairing.

April 12, 2021

Stanford Engineers Find a Way to Control Chemical Catalysts with Sculpted Light

Using state-of-the-art fabrication & imaging, researchers watched consequences of adding sculpted light to a catalyst during a chemical transformation

April 9, 2021

'Swiss Army Knife' Catalyst Can Make Natural Gas Burn Cleaner

UIC scientists developed a catalyst made up of 10 different elements – capable of bringing down the combustion temperature of methane by half.