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microbial fuel cells

Using silver to advance the development of microbial fuel cells

Researchers at University of California Los Angeles have made a significant advancement in the development of microbial fuel cells.

STFC: Ensuring and supporting the future of UK innovation in science

Professor Mark Thomson, the Executive Chair of the STFC, discusses how the organisation is supporting UK innovation in science.
Protecting crops from insects with innovative compound solution

Protecting crops from insects with innovative compound solution

Researchers have developed a novel compound solution – based on the odours released by predator insects – to repel herbivorous insects and protect crops.
Developing an algorithm to advance accurate particle-tracking

Developing an algorithm to advance accurate particle-tracking

Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have developed an image-processing algorithm for enhanced 3D particle-tracking.
Developing organic nitrogen fertiliser to enhance agriculture production

Developing organic nitrogen fertiliser to enhance agriculture production

Researchers from Flinders University are investigating organic nitrogen fertiliser to return nitrogen to soil without the need for chemicals.
Enhancing food preservation with mango-based bioplastic

Enhancing food preservation with mango-based bioplastic

Researchers have created a bioplastic comprised of nanofibrillated cellulose and mango leaf in an effort to improve food preservation.
micropollutants

Removing micropollutants from the environment with chemistry discovery

Scientists have identified a method for removing harmful micropollutants from the environment by employing a novel chemistry approach.
3D-bioprinted tissue scaffolds

Advancing medical care with 3D-printed tissue scaffolds

UK scientists have developed 3D-printed tissue scaffolds that provide efficient tissue regeneration once implanted and harmlessly biodegrade.
gold deposits

Deadly arsenic discovered to be instrumental in creating gold deposits

Geochemists have unearthed why discovering gold deposits is so elusive, providing new insights into the formation of the precious metal.
Researchers convert seawater into drinking water in minutes

Researchers convert seawater into drinking water in minutes

Researchers at the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology have developed a novel alternative seawater desalination membrane to produce drinking water.
Utilising textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment

Utilising textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment

A researcher at the University of Borås has developed a purification technique that uses textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment.
ozone layer levels

Predicting future ozone layer levels with Artificial Intelligence

A new Artificial Intelligence (AI) system has been demonstrated to forecast dangerous ozone layer levels up to two weeks in advance.
UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund

UKRI pledge substantial funding to UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund

UKRI will be financing £10 million to the UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund(UKI2S), ensuring world-leading scientific research.
Enhancing the efficiency of metal catalysts for environmental sustainability

Enhancing efficiency of metal catalysts for environmental sustainability

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Waterloo indicates that metal catalysts used for environmental sustainability degrade and become less effective.
Automating production of pharmaceutical compounds

Automating production of pharmaceutical compounds

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a unique method to automate the production of pharmaceutical compounds.
chemical reactions

New technology achieves crucial chemical reactions five times faster

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed technology that can complete essential chemical reactions five times faster than expected.
Novel enzyme system for the hydrogen industry

Novel enzyme system for the hydrogen industry

An international research team has discovered an enzyme system for the hydrogen industry that can produce hydrogen using electricity and vice versa.
synthetic materials

Developing functional bio-inspired synthetic materials

Innovation News Network explores the work of Dr Anna Schenk, from the University of Bayreuth’s Colloidal Systems group, and discusses the group’s role in...
amino acids

Uncovering the origins of amino acids in the early solar system

Researchers have discovered meteorite amino acids derived from substrates that were more widely available in the early solar system.
renewable fuels

Enzyme from fungus could help produce renewable fuels and chemicals

Researchers at the University of York have discovered an enzyme in a fungus could provide a breakthrough in the upscaling of renewable fuels and chemicals.

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