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Researchers Register 4th 'Volcano Plot' for Palladium-Gold Catalysts

Caption: Rice University scientists (from left) Michael Wong, Zhun Zhao and James Clomburg discovered a palladium and gold nanocatalyst that is faster -- about 10 times faster -- at converting glycerol into high-value products than catalysts of either metal alone.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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