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Researchers Investigate Taste of Edible Ants

Insects often crash picnics uninvited, yet they hold potential as flavorful, nutritious, and eco-friendly additions to our menus. While many may shudder at the thought, consuming insects is a customary practice in certain regions, where specific species are esteemed delicacies. For instance, ants, often dismissed as pests, undergo a transformation when embraced as culinary ingredients. …

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Biodegrable Yet Strong Superglue Alternative Made from Soya

Most adhesives are created from fossil fuels and require countless years to biodegrade, but a novel alternative manufactured from soya plants connects metal, wood, and synthetic surfaces equally as well. A biodegradable glue produced from soya bean oil generates strong bonds that eventually disintegrate, paving the way for more sustainable commercial items, packaging, and sticky …

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New Method to Detect PFAS, The ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Under 3 Minutes

PFAS are known as “forever chemicals” for good reason: the man-made compounds, which can take thousands of years to disintegrate and are used in everything from grease-resistant food packaging to water-repellent clothes, have found their way into nearly half of the United States’ tap water supply. Detecting PFAS In a study published in the Journal …

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Research Uncovers Potential Origins of Life in Ancient Hot Springs

The Mistery of The Beginning of Life To investigate the beginnings of life on Earth, researchers at Newcastle University are looking to ancient hot springs. The study team looked into how life began on Earth more than 3.5 billion years ago when inert geological components gave rise to the earliest living entities. Researchers at Newcastle …

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Non-Cobalt Batteries for Electric Car in The Future

MIT researchers have developed an innovative lithium-ion battery material that could redefine how electric cars are powered, introducing a sustainable alternative to cobalt. This groundbreaking discovery is not just a technological advance but a significant Chemical News in the world of materials science and electric vehicles. Also read : New Battery Technology, Now Uses a …

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DeepMind AI’s Role in Chemical Discoveries for New Materials

Advancing Materials Science through AI: GNoME’s Revolutionary Predictions We are familiar with approximately 48,000 inorganic crystal structures, each conferring unique material properties. Now, Google DeepMind’s AI has ventured into uncharted territory, predicting over 2 million additional possibilities. Exploring Over 2 Million Potential Inorganic Crystal Structures Google DeepMind’s latest AI breakthrough promises to transform materials science, …

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A New Strategy for Practical Utilization of Carbon Dioxide from Vehicle Exhaust Gases

A Breakthrough in Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Synthesis The team, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Shoubik Das, Chair of Organic Chemistry I at the University of Bayreuth, introduces a groundbreaking and cost-effective method for synthesizing γ-lactams, using impure CO2 derived from sources like car exhaust. This innovative approach challenges traditional methods, as outlined in …

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Energy-Storage Record Set by a New Carbon Material, Advancing Supercapacitors Capability

In a groundbreaking development, researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), have harnessed the power of machine learning to create an unparalleled carbonaceous supercapacitor material. This innovative compound showcases the ability to store an astounding four times more energy than the leading commercial alternative. If integrated into supercapacitors, this breakthrough promises to revolutionize energy …

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Researchers Uncover the Crucial Element of a Possible Natural Cancer Therapy

The Discovery of Cofactorless Enzymes Nestled within the extensive microbial natural product collection at The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology, a recent publication in Nature Chemical Biology brings attention to the discovery of two novel enzymes with unique properties. This breakthrough, led by chemist Dr. Ben Shen, carries potential applications …

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