Spotlight Science News, 26-27 Dec 2018

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Accessed on 26 December 2018, 0421 UTC.

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“Spotlight Science News” from the Science X Network, 26 December 2018.

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Illuminating nanoparticle growth with X-rays

Hydrogen fuel cells are a promising technology for producing clean and renewable energy, but the cost and activity of their cathode materials is a major challenge for commercialization. Many fuel cells require expensive platinum-based …

date1 hour ago in Materials Science

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Sustainable ‘plastics’ are on the horizon

A new Tel Aviv University study describes a process to make bioplastic polymers that don’t require land or fresh water—resources that are scarce in much of the world. The polymer is derived from microorganisms that feed …

dateDec 24, 2018 in Polymers

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