And you thought that small molecule organic chemistry was already researched far and widely. What a surprise to find a catalyst with the capability to turn CO2 into C2H5OH.
Read the full article here: https://www.engadget.com/2016/10/18/researchers-accidentally-turn-carbon-dioxide-into-ethanol/
This would have very interesting industrial applications and could potentially partly solve the issue of Global Warming by “recycling” CO2.
Well who knows–one day we might even have a small gadget which turns the air we exhale into the liquid to spice up our drinks . . .