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Elements of bacteria and viruses come together in a new material that catalyzes the production of hydrogen from water more sustainably than reactions catalyzed by precious metals.

The spaces between nanoparticles are not just empty voids. They can act as miniature flasks of sorts for speeding up chemical reactions.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a devastating diagnosis. Symptoms — muscle weakness, frequent falls — start as early as toddlerhood. By the early teen years, children with this muscle-wasting disease are often unable to walk.

The sun is an abundant yet underused energy resource. Technologies that allow for the storage and release of that energy will be needed to take advantage of the sun’s in-exhaustible supply.

Metals have just gotten a makeover that turned their reflective surfaces see-through. What, you say, a transparent metal that also conducts electricity?

Scientists at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have borrowed a technique from the apparel industry to create molecular cloths.

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