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New catalysts turn carbon dioxide into fuels faster and more efficiently.
Using nickel as a catalyst rather than platinum could also mean less-expensive fuels cells.
New device offers distinct advantages over previous attempts to improve upon natural photosynthesis.
Development is a step toward making such batteries practical for electric vehicles.
A startup’s catalytic process converts biomass directly into components of gasoline.
Chemical process can recycle PET bottles at lower temperatures.
A copper-based catalyst helps turn the gas into antifreeze and household cleaners.
An improved catalyst could reduce the cost of making methanol from methane.
An improved catalyst could help oil refineries get more gasoline out of a barrel of crude petroleum.