Platinum group element exploration begins at Mt Thirsty project

Drilling has begun at the Mt Thirsty Joint Venture project in Australia, exploring the next big platinum group element (PGE) and battery metal deposit. The...

The essential role of flake graphite in vehicle electrification

Volt Carbon Technologies illustrate the vital role of natural flake graphite in powering the transition to electric vehicles and how their cutting-edge technology advances...

Crater Lake Project: Ensuring the supply for scandium-aluminium alloys

Scandium-aluminium alloys have the potential to significantly reduce weight in the aerospace, military and automotive industries. Don Bubar and Luc Duchesne explore how the...

Green light for Eclipse’s Greenland rare earths exploration plans

Australian mineral explorer Eclipse Metals Limited (ASX: EPM) is preparing for a busy 2022 field season in Greenland, analysing the country’s abundance of rare...

Using high-energy neutrinos to identify sources of high-energy cosmic rays

Professor Carsten Rott discusses exploring the Universe with high-energy neutrinos to identify the sources of the high-energy cosmic rays and in search for new phenomena.

Wastewater-based epidemiology: installing COVID-19 infrastructure at wastewater treatment plants

Assistant Professor Masaaki Kitajima from Hokkaido University spoke to Innovation News Network about the benefits of wastewater-based epidemiology, and his new COVID-19 mass diagnosis system, which could function as an early warning infrastructure for future outbreaks. Wastewater systems offer a...

Building an environmentally responsible lithium supply chain for the UK

Cornish Lithium outlines the importance of establishing a secure and environmentally responsible supply of lithium for the UK as part of the transition to renewable energy sources. Why? Climate change is arguably the biggest challenge facing humanity – with its effects...

Innovative calorimetric methods are improving the safety of electric vehicle batteries

Dr Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how calorimetric methods can be applied to improve the safety of electric vehicle batteries. Transport represents over a quarter of total greenhouse gas emissions in the EU, making it a...

RSS-Hydro: the diverse scientific and commercial applications of drone technology

Drone technology is diverse and can be used across many different sectors. RSS-Hydro’s CEO, Dr Guy Schumann discusses the commercial and scientific applications of drones, including their geospatial uses. In our previous articles, we reported on the use of drone...

Astrochemical origins of water on Earth

Professor Edwin Bergin, of the Department of Astronomy at University of Michigan and Dariusz Lis at NASA JPL-Caltech, discuss the astrochemical origins of water on Earth and its evolutionary history Water is the essential liquid of life, yet its origins...

Using total absorption gamma-ray spectroscopy to study nuclear beta decay

Dr Muriel Fallot, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes (SUBATECH Laboratory) performs her work using the Total Absorption Gamma-ray Spectroscopy technique to study nuclear beta decay. Nuclear beta decay is a simple process that is sensitive to the structure...

Exploring the Universe with Cosmological surveys

Using cosmological surveys to trace the evolution of the Universe and understand its accelerated expansion. In the last hundred years, cosmology has made significant steps to understand the composition, structure and evolution of the Universe: We have discovered that the...

Neutrino research: aiding our understanding of the Universe

Michel Gonin, Senior physicist, and Professor at Leprince-Ringuet laboratory, discusses the latest neutrino experiments and how they are key to our understanding of the formation and evolution of the Universe. In search of new discoveries, the field of elementary particles,...

Unravelling fine-tunings in nuclear physics

Important developments in theoretical nuclear physics and understanding the fine-tuning of the Universe that has led to the evolution of life on Earth. Element generation in the Big Bang and in stars exhibits fine-tuning that is of utmost importance for...


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