automotive plastics

Audi and KIT collaborate to develop a recycling method for automotive plastics

KIT and Audi are launching a project for the recycling of automotive plastics which aims to increase a circular economy for plastics.
biotechnology companies

Pfizer invested $120m in four clinical-stage biotechnology companies

Pfizer has announced that it invested a total of $120m in four biotechnology companies as part of the Pfizer Breakthrough Growth Initiative.
reduced graphene oxide

New material for supercapacitors developed using reduced graphene oxide

A team of scientists have synthetised a new, innovative material for supercapacitors based on reduced graphene oxide.
bovine respiratory diseases

‘One Health’ approach to nasal bacteria could lead to new treatments for bovine respiratory...

New research has studied three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle, which could lead to bovine respiratory diseases.
Acceleration of the Milky Way

The first direct measurement of the acceleration of the Milky Way

Researchers have obtained the first direct measurement of the average acceleration of the Milky Way and its stars.
Giant Asian honeybees

Air pollution has a detrimental effect to the health of Giant Asian honeybees

Researchers have analysed the effects of pollution on one of India’s most important pollinators, the Giant Asian honeybee.
fishmeal and fish oil

Fish farming competition offers $100,000 for innovative fishmeal and fish oil feed substitutes

A competition, designed to accelerate the development of fishmeal and fish oil substitutes in feeds, is offering its applicants $100,000.
proton pump inhibitors

3D computer simulations identify how proton pump inhibitors can increase dementia risk

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet report that the long-term use of proton pump inhibitors could increase the risk of developing dementia.
energy storage for transport

Study on a carbon catalyst for fuel cells could lead to wider adoption of...

Researchers have identified the nitrogen atoms in the catalyst of a fuel cell that will optimise renewable energy storage for transport.
Milky Way's metal-poor stars

The Milky Way’s metal-poor stars move in previously unpredicted patterns

An investigation into the orbits of the Milky Way's metal-poor stars has found that some of them travel in previously unpredicted patterns.