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Chemical process can recycle PET bottles at lower temperatures.
The material could replace platinum in hydrogen vehicles.
Nanoparticles with a completely new shape may lead to cheaper catalysts that could make many experimental-energy technologies more practical.
Development is a step toward making such batteries practical for electric vehicles.
An improved catalyst could reduce the cost of making methanol from methane.
A new catalyst could make ethanol fuel cells practical for portable gadgets.
Carbon nanotubes could replace expensive platinum catalysts and help finally make fuel cells economical.
An organic molecule moves in a straight line and can pick up and transport up to two carbon dioxides from one point to another.
Using nickel as a catalyst rather than platinum could also mean less-expensive fuels cells.