Energy Diagram (image) Scripps Research Institute Caption The work uses clever chemistry and nontraditional materials to turn natural gas into liquid products at much lower temperatures than conventional methods. Depicted here is the reaction of methane with a main salt group. Credit Image by Periana lab, Scripps Research Institute Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.