Discover how catalysts and catalysis have transformed our world, from ancient times to modern sustainability. Learn about the latest research trends and innovations in this fascinating field of chemistry.
Supercapacitors vs. batteries: Is graphene the key to unlocking their full potential? Learn how graphene-based supercapacitor technologies are ready for real-world applications and what challenges they face.
Learn about the latest advancements in lithium-ion battery recycling technology in this article. Discover a new approach for direct recycling that could make it possible to repair and reuse depleted batteries at a lower cost. Understand the challenges still facing the industry and the potential impact on the future of battery recycling.
Explore the path to sustainable agriculture and learn about the key role it plays in global food production. Discover how reducing, reusing, and recycling can improve fertilizer access, minimize environmental impact and dependence on finite resources, and lead to a circular bioeconomy. Learn about the latest innovations in sustainable agriculture, including smart nano-fertilizers, biorefineries, and biochar, and see how they can be used to harness the nutrient content of waste products to bolster food production and protect the environment.
Understand the environmental threat of microplastics by exploring its impact through resources such as the 2022 WHO report on dietary and inhalation exposure to microplastics, and microplastics publications trends.
One approach that has gained momentum since the 1990s is green chemistry, a scientific field focused on "the invention, design, and application of chemical products and processes to reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.
A literature search in the CAS Content Collection provides useful insights into recent and ongoing intensive research and development into green hydrogen production, storage, and utilization in fuel cells. The trends in publications suggest that hydrogen storage and fuel cells are becoming technologically mature whereas, green hydrogen production is still at an exploratory stage. Read the blog to learn more.
In the ongoing pursuit of greener energy sources, lithium-ion batteries and hydrogen fuel cells are two technologies that are in the middle of research boons and growing public interest. Read this blog to learn more about the promises and challenges of these technologies.
While hosting 15-20% of Earth’s biological diversity, a substantial part of Brazil’s abundant biodiversity remains underexplored. A lack of organized information made it exceedingly difficult for researchers to search, screen or even compare relevant chemical substances. This was hindering their ability to identify new targets, build on prior discovery and drive innovation.
Ammonium nitrate has the power to feed billions, yet when stored improperly is like a bomb waiting to happen. How can we make this fertilizer safer? Learn about emerging science, safer alternatives, and best practices for safe storage and transport.
NASA’s Artemis Program has also focused attention on topics such as food safety, reliability, and nutrition in space. This blog touches on novel approaches to these problems like 3D printed space food, the use of microbes to produce nutrients, and closed-loop space farming.