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Responsibly sourcing silica sand to meet global demand

VRX Silica explores the impending shortage of silica sand, the need for responsible sourcing, and why the company’s three multi-decade silica sand projects in...

Researchers design a ceramic membrane reactor for hydrogen production

Norwegian researchers have successfully designed a ceramic membrane reactor (MRs) to increase the efficiency of hydrogen production. Researchers at CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, the University of...

Exploiting silicon and silica-based technologies in North America

The Innovation Platform spoke to Bernard Tourillon, Chairman, President and CEO of HPQ Silicon, to find out more about the company’s plans to manufacture...

Using cutting edge thermoplastic materials in the aerospace sector

The HITCOMP project has analysed the advantages of utilising thermoplastics in the aerospace sector to determine they are more efficient than conventional thermosetting composites. The...

Novel eco-friendly catalyst creates new opportunities for organic molecules

A research team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has developed an eco-friendly catalyst that improves the process of making organic molecules from pyruvate. How...

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Mass spectrometers for environmental applications

In the midst of a climate crisis, Hiden Analytical are using sustainable mass spectrometers in order to create sustainable technology for energy production. With the...

Differential electrochemical mass spectrometry: real-time analysis of electrochemical processes

Dr Dane Walker from Hiden Analytical discusses how differential electrochemical mass spectrometry offers real-time analysis of electrochemical processes. Electrochemistry is a field of research focussed...

Innovation is key to maintain rare earth supply chains

Rare earth supply chain processes highlight an example of a critical material where innovation is key to creating new supply. Rare earth supply chains are...

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New conference spotlights women in science

SciDev.Net hosts a reader’s conference to spotlight extraordinary women in science for International Women’s Day. Three extraordinary women in science from the Global South were...

Researchers have created a new layer of two-dimensional silicon dioxide

Researchers from Bielefeld, Bochum and Yale have succeeded in producing a layer of two-dimensional (2D) silicon dioxide. This two-dimensional silicon dioxide material contains natural pores...

Scientists investigate factors involved in volcano collapse

A collaborative team of researchers led by Gadja Mata University has analysed summit dome instabilities at Merapi Volcano, Indonesia, in order to learn more...

Recycling CO2 made possible by novel method

A research team from Hokkaido University has developed a novel method that could be used for recycling CO2 waste, while also producing molecules useful for...

Uses of a molecular machine enclosed in a nano cage

Scientists have successfully enclosed a supramolecular rotor in a cube-shaped porphyrin nano cage molecule. Machines enclosed in a nano cage or casing could display interesting...

Hydrogen production using banana peel

Scientists at EPFL’s School of Basic Sciences have developed a new method for biomass photo-pyrolysis utilising banana peel for hydrogen production. As the world’s energy...

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