silver

Using nanomaterials to illuminate new pathways for old chemistry

Published: 21Sep2017

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new way to use nanomaterials of a particular size and shape to perform old chemistry in a new fashion. Their finding, published in ACS Catalysis,...

Another step forward for green chemistry

Published: 27Mar2015

A tiny bit of silver, combined with water and air, can convert aldehydes into acids efficiently -- instead of the classical methods using stoichiometric amounts of expensive or toxic metal oxidants...