Author Archives: Mark Peplow

C&EN: Carbon capture drives metal purification

Amine teams up with carbon dioxide to isolate metals from mixtures, offering economic incentive to trap greenhouse gas emissions.

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C&EN: Northvolt is building a future for greener batteries

Swedish firm aims to feed a booming electric vehicle market with more-sustainable lithium-ion batteries.

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C&EN: Nickel catalyst fends off air attack

Air-stable complex offers a more convenient approach to coupling reactions.

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Nature Index: Brexit shadow hangs over EU partnerships

Uncertainty about the United Kingdom’s role in EU science is damaging research networks.

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Scientific American: Plasma Scalpel Takes On Cancer

New tool enters a pivotal pilot study.

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ACS Central Science: A Conversation with Melissa Denecke

As a division director at the International Atomic Energy Agency, Denecke is using nuclear technologies to meet sustainable development goals.

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C&EN: Automation for the people

Training a new generation of chemists in data-driven synthesis.

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C&EN: 3-D printer can build meter-tall objects in just a few hours

Cooling system helps printer to build bigger structures in less time.

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C&EN: 3-D printing forms superstrong, fracture-resistant ceramics

Polymerization method overcomes brittleness of silicon oxycarbide.

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C&EN: Chemists build the tiniest spectrometer from a single nanowire

Device could pave the way for miniature analytical instruments.

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