New technique that could improve tests of soft materials

Scientists use various instruments to stretch, squeeze, and twist soft materials to precisely characterize their strength and elasticity. But typically, such experiments are carried...

Eco-friendly way to produce hydrocarbons from carbon dioxide

A climate-friendly way to produce hydrocarbons from carbon dioxide extracted from bioethanol manufacturing and from hydrogen generated by water electrolysis has undergone successful piloting,...

World’s first plastic-free tea bag made from Bananas

Can a cup of tea help solve the issue of plastic pollution!! It might,  as one of the UK’s biggest tea brands is all...

Self-Healing Material Opens up ‘Opportunity’ for Carbon Dioxide

One thing about lizards that always amazed us while growing up was the fact that they have regenerating limbs. In a recent research, chemical...

Don’t waste your urine. Make bricks out of it

Not a joke. Indeed, now with technology, you can convert urine into bricks. That’s what scientists at South Africa’s University of Cape Town have...

Conversion of Carbon Dioxide could be possible with innovative catalyst

Rice University assistant professor Haotian Wang and his colleagues have made small reactors that allow single atoms of nickel to catalyze industrial greenhouse gases...

Croda Launches 100% Bio-Based Surfactants.

Specialty chemicals company Croda International has announced the official launch and certification of its ECO range of bio-based surfactants - ingredients designed to meet...

New Surface Coating Could Open New Range Of Medical Applications

Researchers from McMaster University have engineered surface coating that is first of its kind as it can repel anything and everything, from bacteria and...

New Oil-Repellent Membranes Engineered For The Oil And Gas Industry

A new coating technology developed by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago offers a...

Herbal Alternative To Replace Formalin

S. Sabu, Assistant Professor in Quality Assurance and Food Safety with Cochin University of Science and Technology is in the process of developing a...

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