May 21, 2024 Biology, Health

The effects of nanoplastics on macrophages unraveled by Synchrotron high-resolution spectro-microscopies

Nanoplastics (NPs) can easily interact with cells, therefore their presence in the environment…
May 20, 2024 Catalysis, Energy

Modifying the structure of platinum-based fuel cells catalysts

Platinum is a promising catalyst material for fuel cells development. However, it is…
May 17, 2024 genome, Health

Molecular mechanism potentially involved in gene regulation crucial for brain development revealed

Several diseases are associated with the expansion of short nucleotide repeats, in the…
May 14, 2024 nanotechnologies

Control shape and properties of gold nanoparticles

Due to their maximized surface-to-volume ratio, noble metal non-spherical nanoparticles, such as gold…
May 10, 2024 batteries, Energy

Na-ion batteries: understanding molecular structure to explain performance

Metal hexacyanoferrates, such as the ones realized with manganese (MnHCF), are promising positive…
May 3, 2024

Different conditions, different composition: investigation on a bimetallic alloy surface

Besides being cheaper, platinum alloys with 3d transition metals show superior activities in…
April 29, 2024 Materials Sciences

A new generation of hydrogen sensors

Monitoring hydrogen levels, an operation which is commonly performed with gas chromatographs and…
April 18, 2024 Applied Physics, Health

Scientists reveal how osteoporosis and Covid-19 affect bones structure

The evolution of micro-scale bone damages into critical fracture is still not a…