DAG: Turkey’s 21st-century-grade international astronomical observatory

Researchers are preparing to search for extra-terrestrial planets with the aid of a groundbreaking international astronomical observatory in Turkey. In 2022, aided by adaptive optics,...

Aquatic ecosystem services: From concept to economic valuation

The University of Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Resources Economics Research Group detail how vital it is to optimise our aquatic ecosystem services, ensuring...

Wireless charging for electric vehicles could significantly reduce CO2 emissions

Oren Ezer, CEO of ElectReon, sets out the opportunities offered by wide scale implementation of wireless charging for electric vehicles. In the face of climate...

Hydrogen powered vehicles: a fast-emerging market

As global leader in the field of hydrogen powered vehicles, First Hydrogen is in a unique position to capitalise on this growing market. As distinguished...

Sustainability is at the forefront of lithium extraction thanks to new technologies

Determining the most optimal method of lithium extraction is hotly contested; in this report, industry experts Lithium Power International address the sustainability of currently used extraction techniques. Lithium extraction has traditionally been conducted in two main ways: crystallised in large...

New facility for battery venting analysis at KIT

Dr Carlos Ziebert, leader of the group Batteries – Calorimetry and Safety and head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, describes benefits of its new facility for battery venting analysis. Recently a new accelerating rate calorimeter (ARC), the EV+ from Thermal...

Making Healthcare Sustainable – A Holistic Approach

Gemserv Health discusses the necessity of making healthcare sustainable and how the industry can play a key role in tackling climate change. In an early autumn doomed by news of rising gas prices, there is certainly a lesson to be...

Answering the big questions about big subduction zone earthquakes

Professor Kevin P Furlong from the Geodynamics Research Group at Geosciences Penn State discusses subduction zone earthquakes. Earthquakes in subduction zones, where two tectonic plates meet and one sinks (or subducts) beneath the other, play host to the largest earthquakes...

Only cyber-security investment can tackle the growing threat of cybercrime

Ian Thornton-Trump, the Chief Information Security Officer at Cyjax Ltd, discusses the necessity of widespread cyber-security investment. From 2015 onwards, the scourge of ransomware attacks on small, medium, and large enterprises grew at a phenomenal rate and moved from cottage industry to sophisticated operations...

Cell-based regenerative therapies for maxillofacial bone defects

A collaboration of engineers, biomedical scientists, and clinicians in the Netherlands has recently reached a breakthrough in cell-based bone regenerative therapies. Although bone has a great regenerative capacity, up to 10% of defects cannot heal without intervention. As a result,...

Lithium Power International: Pioneering the lithium supply chain

Industry-leading energy company Lithium Power International (LPI) is advancing their Maricunga brine project in Chile, a significant enhancement to the lithium supply chain. Adversity often breeds innovation, and that is certainly the case with Lithium Power International’s Maricunga brine project...

Studying neutron star matter in the laboratory

Goethe University’s Professor Joachim Stroth explores neutron star matter and what happens when two of the densest macroscopic objects we know of merge. What happens when two of the densest macroscopic objects we know of merge? Incredible amounts of kinetic...

RSS Hydro: developing effective disaster risk management strategies

RSS Hydro Geoscientist & UAV Pilot, Margherita Bruscolini, discusses the necessity of understanding the components of disaster risk and how this will facilitate the design and application of effective disaster risk management strategies, as well as spreading awareness among...

Floating offshore wind energy opens up an ocean of possibilities

Dr Axelle Viré, Associate Professor at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), discusses the opportunities and challenges brought by floating offshore wind farms. Existing large-scale offshore wind farms use bottom-fixed wind turbines which are directly mounted on the seabed. This...


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