Navigation Links
Caltech scientists awarded $20 million to 'Power the Planet'
Date:8/5/2008

pher Cummins.

With a conceptual design in place, and with promising results in all three investigation areas, the alliance expanded--18 senior researchers at 12 institutions signed on to compete for Phase II of the CBC award and participate in testing and refining the nanoscale water-splitting device.

Luis Echegoyen, Director of the NSF Division of Chemistry, says, "The Division of Chemistry is pleased and excited to establish this new CBC devoted to elucidating some basic science aspects of solar energy research. This center and its excellent team of researchers will enable NSF to partner with the scientific community to explore fundamental aspects of solar-driven splitting of water into hydrogen and oxygen."

The CBC Program is designed to support the formation of centers that can address long-term, high-risk, and high-impact basic chemical research problems. The centers are expected to be responsive to rapidly emerging opportunities and make full use of cyberinfrastructure to enhance collaborations.

"We are excited about our prospects, as we are lucky to have a very talented and dedicated group of students and postdocs who are ready and able to tackle the fundamental chemistry problems that must be solved before it will be feasible to produce clean solar fuels on a large scale," Gray adds. The Phase II award may be extended for an additional five years.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kathy Svitil
ksvitil@caltech.edu
626-395-8022
California Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Caltech researchers find dual-use sexual attraction and population-control chemicals in nematodes
2. UNC, Caltech research finds further evidence for genetic contribution to autism
3. Syracuse University scientists discover how some bacteria may steal iron from their human hosts
4. Scientists in Hungary and Portugal get research boost
5. Scientists break record by finding northernmost hydrothermal vent field
6. Scientists suspect omega-3 fatty acids could slow acute wound healing
7. Durham scientists to tackle CO2 storage in global warming challenge
8. Licking your wounds: Scientists isolate compound in human saliva that speeds wound healing
9. Training future scientists at the Ecological Society of Americas 93rd Annual Meeting
10. Gladstone scientists create Wikipathways to foster research collaboration
11. Nature publishes new evidence about the deep biosphere written by biogeoscientists
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... A growing number of studies have shown ... the pathogenesis of Parkinson,s disease. Previous studies ... Medical University in China have shown that ... injury, reduced divalent metal transporter 1 expression, ... substantia nigra of rotenone-induced Parkinson,s disease rats. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... hours ago the Happy Camp Complex of fires had ... July complex had consumed 35,530 as of eight hours ... the Happy Camp Ranger District of the Klamath National ... August 11, 2014. All but three of those fires ... list of contained fires and their size at containment: ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues ... pest that can weaken and kill trees and the ... insect populations increase on oak and maple trees in warmer ... also increase with global warming," says Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt, a ... paper on the work. , "More scale insects would be ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Happy Camp and July Fire Complexes in California 2Museum specimens, modern cities show how an insect pest will respond to climate change 2
... National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of ... million for grants in scientific areas it identified as ... to stimulate biomedical research and the economy using funds ... Act). "The GO grants fund projects that promise ...
... release is available in German . , ... instrument wouldn,t be a bad thing. It could help to ... measure. However, it must do so constructively. In order to ... just imagination, physicists at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics ...
... scientists have succeeded in producing the polymers used for ... of fossil fuel based chemicals. This groundbreaking research, which ... plastics, is published in two papers in the journal ... 50th anniversary. Polymers are molecules found in ...
Cached Biology News:NIGMS invests in scientific Grand Opportunities with Recovery Act funds 2NIGMS invests in scientific Grand Opportunities with Recovery Act funds 3Visual assistance for cosmic blind spots 2Visual assistance for cosmic blind spots 3Visual assistance for cosmic blind spots 4Bioengineers succeed in producing plastic without the use of fossil fuels 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... Flagship Biosciences LLC, a leading provider of ... medical device industries, has announced a laboratory and office ... consolidated its histology and tissue analysis operations from separate ... north of Denver. The new addresses are: , ... 100, Westminster, CO 80021 , Tissue Image Analysis Lab, ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Research and ... Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014" ... Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 is ... of the global isotope ratio mass spectrometer industry. ... industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused ... it has been selected as an award winner in ... Awards for Excellence competition in the Business Expansion ... judges from SCORE (Counselors to America,s Small Business) and ... at a gala event to be held on October ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ... that are applied through the use of a handheld ... consumers across the United States. , The brand ... care unit. BIOEQUA researchers were surprised to learn that ... to be made extremely small and delivered directly to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Flagship Biosciences Announces Relocation and Expansion 2Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 2Tris Pharma Selected as an award winner in the New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 2014 Awards for Excellence 2BIOEQUA'S EQUA ESSENTIAL Product Line Redefines Skin Care & Now Available in America 2
... to bring about a consolidated manufacturing management platform, ... agreement to buy Datasweep, Inc. , a ... of the transaction, were not disclosed. , ,Located ... customers in the pharmaceutical, high-tech electronics, automotive and ...
... Paragon Development Systems (PDS) is ... integrated solution for medium-sized organizations seeking information ... businesses to integrate communications, create shared environments, ... consolidate storage and servers, providing greater freedom ...
... Two UW-Madison computer science professors, Paul ... named to the National LambdaRails Networking Researching Council (NNRC), ... fiber optic networks research goals. , ,The National ... across the country, which over the past three years ...
Cached Biology Technology:Two UW-Madison professors named to National LambdaRail Networking Research Council 2
... pulsed field separations of DNA larger than 2, ... megabase pairs. This agarose has the highest gel strength of any ... ... ...
Liquid. PBS containing 10 mM NaN 3 . AVOID FREEZE/THAW CYCLES. Recognizes α1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 subunits of 20S proteasome. ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody to Lats2....
... Membrane Protein 2, Synaptobrevin 2). ... homology with any other known ... expected that the antibody will ... multata and bovine due to ...
Biology Products: