September 24, 2020 Chemistry, Industry

Caged enzymes improve biocatalytic processes

Biocatalysis is a powerful tool that exploits enzymes to perform chemical reactions. The…
August 5, 2020 Chemistry, Energy

CERIC scientists look into details the degradation of bimetallic alloy catalysts

A Fuel Cell is a device that converts the chemical energy of a…
July 21, 2020 Applied Physics, Environment

A new method for the in-situ aerosol particle analysis by synchrotron light

Small airborne particles, also called aerosol particles, may seem irrelevant if compared with…
May 27, 2020 Industry, Materials Sciences

Surface graphitization by microfocused soft X-rays and electron beams

Since the beginning of the XX century, our data storage is based on…
May 14, 2020 Biology, Health

Parkinson research shed lights on the iron-mediated interaction between alpha-synuclein and membrane models

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder in which the symptoms, mainly related…
May 7, 2020 Biology, Health

Non-canonical DNA structures found in the control centre for the activation of HIV-1 genes

After a long and intense competition, the structure of the DNA was described…
April 22, 2020 Industry, Materials Sciences


Tunable magnetic properties in manganese-doped nanowires

In December 1959, the physicist Richard Feynman gave an inspiring lecture titled “There’s…
March 23, 2020 Energy, Materials Sciences

Titanium-containing batteries for cheaper mass-market applications

Titanium is a readily available, safe, and cheap element for the construction of…