Title: From Textile Coloring to Light-emitting Electrochemical Devices: Upcycling of the Isoviolanthrone Vat DyeAuthors: Tatiana Ghanem, Kwang Keat Leong, Hwandong Jang, Alexis Hardouin, Dr. Philippe Blanchard, Prof. Dominik Lungerich, Dr. Pierre Josse, Prof. Eunkyoung Kim, and Dr. Clément CabanetosJournal: Chemistry, An Asian Journal Featured Image: Textile and Fibre Technology, CSIRO…
Fungi make molecules for batteries
A active material for redox flow batteries was synthesized from fungi to create a renewable feedstock.
Cheap Molecule Could Lower the Cost of Batteries
A electroactive anthraquinone has been inexpensively designed with a reasonable but not record breaking stability in redox flow batteries.
Enzymes upcycle harmful plastics into helpful antimicrobial agents
Enzymes and bacteria can be used to degrade plastics into chemicals useful for antibacterial coatings
Combining Biomass and Carbon Dioxide Feedstocks Can Cut Polyurethane Emissions
Carbon dioxide and biomass combinations can reduce the carbon emissions of polyurethane production, but has negative effects on other environmental parameters.
A Single-Flow Battery with Multiphase Flow
New battery design limits bromine corrosion without the need for an expensive membrane.
Measuring Pollutants in Urban River Sediments
Title: Organophosphate Diesters in Urban River Sediment from SouthChina: Call for More Research on Their Occurrence and Fate in FieldEnvironment Authors: Chan Liang, Bo Peng, Gao-Ling Wei, Yanyan Gong, Guoqiang Liu, Lixi Zeng, Liang-Ying Liu, and Eddy Y. Zeng Journal: ACS EST Water 2021, 1, 4, 871–880 Organophosphate triesters are used as flame retardants, as well as…
Environmentally Safe Pesticides Made from Copper and Paper-Making Waste Products
Copper concentration in pesticides can be decreased by combining copper with lignin, a waste product from paper manufacturing.
Copper ion in organic framework detects antibiotics dissolved in groundwater
A metal organic framework housing a copper atom can be used to detect antibiotic in waterways.
3D printed blood vessels allow easy monitoring and experimentation
Paper: ECM-based microchannel for culturing in vitro vascular tissues with simultaneous perfusion and stretch Journal: Lab on a Chip Authors: Azusa Shimizu, Wei Huang Goh, Shun Itai, Michinao Hashimoto, Shigenori Miurad and Hiroaki Onoe Year: 2020 Featured Image: Jesus Leonardo Rondon Tapia–Creative Commons License Inflammation or…
Metal organic framework used to treat low-oxygen tumors
Cancerous tumors can often create areas of low oxygen concentration around them. This creates challenges for cancer treatments that rely on creating reactive oxygen species to damage tumor DNA. Research from the University of Chicago developed a metal-organic framework to help reverse hypoxia in cancerous tumors in mice.
Battling Bilirubin: Faster, Cheaper Method of Identifying Newborn Jaundice Developed.
blood, jaundice, medicine, lab on a chip