News - 3 Apr 2010
A new technique developed by Princeton University engineers for producing electricity-conducting plastics could dramatically lower the cost of manufacturing solar panels.
News - 4 Sep 2007
Slim, elegant and casual it rests on its inclined legs. Its creator enjoys worldwide acclaim, its forerunners are design icons: the object of interest is the "Myto" cantilever chair –...
News - 4 Feb 2021
Antimicrobial packaging is created to prolong the shelf life and ensure the safety of foods and beverages. But there is a concern regarding the leaching of possibly detrimental materials, like silver...
News - 9 Dec 2020
A ground-breaking method to label and track manufactured nano-plastics could signal a paradigm shift in how we understand and care for environments, finds a new study.
Nano-plastics are particles...
News - 23 Nov 2020
The Welsh government is backing a cutting-edge science project at Swansea University that changes waste plastics into highly valuable compounds for the energy industries.
Deputy Minister for...
News - 2 Sep 2020
Porvair Sciences reports on testing that demonstrates how its hydrophilic Vyon® porous plastics exhibit outstanding performance in drug discovery applications due to the high hydrophilic void...
News - 3 Jul 2020
Plastic pollution is a critical environmental issue facing the world today, yet the impact of all the microplastics (MPs) and nanoplastics (NPs) that have seeped into the food and beverage supply on...
News - 29 Jun 2019
CU Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost...
News - 20 Jun 2019
LEDs, solar panels, and similar technologies need a cover material that repels dirt, water, and oil and, at the same time, allow a lot of light through.
By using innovative flexible materials,...
News - 12 Jun 2019
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) have successfully produced nanobio-hybrid organisms that can use airborne nitrogen and carbon dioxide (CO2) to create a wide range of...