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WSU researchers use gold to target, kill cancer cells with less drugs

A promising but little-used type of cancer treatment has been markedly improved by introducing the use of tiny particles of gold and platinum. » More ...

New catalyst meets challenge of cleaning exhaust from modern engines

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

catalyst illustrationPULLMAN, Wash. – As cars become more fuel efficient, less heat is wasted in the exhaust, which makes it harder to clean up the pollutants being emitted. » More …

Researchers improve catalyst efficiency for clean industries

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Atom-trapping-of-PtO2-on-ceria-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers have developed a way to use less platinum in chemical reactions commonly used in the clean energy, green chemicals and automotive industries, according to a paper published this week in Science. » More …