<b>Chemist created a niobium-silica catalyst to boost petrochemical reactions</b>

Chemist created a niobium-silica catalyst to boost petrochemical reactions

Alkylation reactions are used in the petrochemical industry to obtain high-octane number components for gasolines. A chemist from RUDN University found a way to speed this process up to 24 times. To do so, he developed a catalyst based on s...
<b>New sulfur dioxide conversion method may transform current industrial techniques</b>

New sulfur dioxide conversion method may transform current industrial techniques

"Sulfur dioxides can cause significant environmental problems like acid rain, and it can cause sea acidification," said Xiaoxing Wang, associate research professor at the Penn State EMS Energy Institute. "Sulfur can also contribute to fine...
<b>Cooperation across boundaries and sectors could boost sustainable development</b>

Cooperation across boundaries and sectors could boost sustainable development

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A new analysis of food, energy, water, and climate change in the Indus Basin shows how a cross-boundary and multi-sectoral perspective could lead to economic benefits and lower costs for all countries invo...
<b>Looking inside the glass</b>

Looking inside the glass

As the demand for smartphones, tablets, and solar panels increases, so too will the need for more high-quality, tough, transparent glass. One of the candidate materials for these applications is called aluminosilicate glass, which is made o...
Characteristics of water-proofing agent made of nanometer silicon

Characteristics of water-proofing agent made of nanometer silicon

Before use to clean up the base level (especially the oil pollution, moss), the nanometer silicon waterproofing agent adding 8 times water mix, use spray or brush directly on the dry base construction, and at least two consecutive times (aga...
Under The Epidemic, Europe Gradually Realized The Importance Of Wearing Masks

Under The Epidemic, Europe Gradually Realized The Importance Of Wearing Masks

With the continuous development of the new European crown epidemic, some European countries and cities have stipulated that people must wear masks when going to specific places. Some well-known experts support people to wear costumes. ...