News - 30 Jul 2020
Leipzig/Halle. Biodiversity's ongoing global decline has prompted policies to protect and restore habitats to minimize animal and plant extinctions. However, biodiversity forecasts used to inform...
News - 30 Jun 2020
Scientists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a dozen other international research institutions have produced the most elaborate set of projections to date that...
News - 24 Jun 2020
Even the toughest coffee trees may be no match for climate change. A new study of the plant that produces robusta coffee suggests its heat tolerance has been consistently overestimated. Worse yet,...
News - 4 May 2020
Researchers at Newcastle University have designed a new kind of self-forming membrane to isolate carbon dioxide (CO2) from a mixture of gases.
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News - 14 Jan 2020
More than a billion people around the world are living without electricity. The problem is more serious in rural regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, where many cell phone owners are not able to charge...
News - 13 Dec 2019
Ford Motor Company and McDonalds USA have announced that they will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts...
News - 12 Dec 2019
AIMPLAS has announced that it is participating in the WaysTUP! project, funded by Horizon 2020. The project aims to turn urban biowaste into resources such as food additives, condiments, insect...
News - 5 Dec 2019
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Ford has announced plans to engineer new bioplastics for car parts using coffee waste supplied by McDonald's in order to help combat the climate crisis. This is a positive...
News - 4 Dec 2019
Major new research at Flinders University will help start new industries, including new products and clean technologies to remove toxic waste, and delve into Australian history and ecology and...
News - 25 Nov 2019
A new brick made from domestic plastic waste has been proven to provide 10 times better insulation than traditional bricks made from clay.
Dr Karthikeyan Kandan, senior lecturer in Mechanical...