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Paving the way for quiet, efficient electric aviation

Researchers have developed a propellor design optimisation method that paves the way for quiet and efficient electric aviation.

UN High Seas Treaty established to protect the world’s oceans

The UN has announced a High Seas Treaty to safeguard oceans, combatting biodiversity loss, climate change, and environmental degradation.

Air quality in urban areas improved with a mixture of trees

Researchers have analysed the ability of trees to improve air quality and identified which species are best at absorbing air pollutants.

Dangerous tyre wear pollution must be combatted now, Imperial College experts say

Leading researchers from Imperial College London are pressing for decisive action to tackle toxic tyre wear pollution.

Wood burning stove emissions rising due to UK Government legislation

wood burning stove emissions in the UK could be increasing due to the government making some stove models exempt from regulations. 

Upcycled plastic membrane could solve plastic pollution problem

Researchers have developed plant-derived biosolvents to enable the sustainable conversion of plastic waste into valuable membrane materials.

Converting rejected plastic waste into useful materials

Researchers are integrating tested technologies and developing new ones to break down plastic waste for conversion into useful materials. Researchers are developing new technologies, such...

How soil is contributing to climate change

Research suggests that nitrogen released by gas-powered machines causes dry soil to let go of carbon and release it back into the atmosphere.

Light pollution has caused fewer stars to be visible in the night sky

A team of researchers has analysed more than 50,000 naked-eye observations of stars around the world as part of the Globe at Night project.

Marine pollution potentially mitigated by kelp farms

Discover how implementing kelp farms may be an effective strategy for combatting the growing problem of marine pollution.

Climate crisis combatted by new University of Bath institute

The University of Bath aims to tackle the climate crisis and global sustainability issues by launching the new Institute for Sustainability.

New method turns plastic waste into valuable soil additive

Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, have moved one step closer to finding a use for plastic waste.

Ultrafine particles found to be majorly caused by jet engine oils

Researchers analysed ultrafine particles and came across a group of organic compounds which originated from aircraft lubrication oils.

New open access database will better identify sources of plastic pollution

A new open access Raman spectral library can detect molecular ‘fingerprints’ of particles and better trace sources of ocean plastic pollution.

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Enhancing and strengthening the excellence in interdisciplinary biomedical research at TRANSCEND (ESEI-BioMed)

The ESEI-BioMed project advances tumour diagnostics and nanomedicine in the frame of the new translational research centre, TRANSCEND. TRANSCEND is a translational research centre in...

IceCube: Paving the way for next-generation neutrino discovery

The IceCube Observatory could unlock the mysteries of the Universe through its advanced neutrino discoveries. Neutrinos are tiny, nearly massless particles that rarely interact with...

The Standard Model: How can we identify its strengths and weaknesses?

Theoretical particle physicists are providing exact predictions to compare LHC measurements to reveal the strengths and shortcomings of the Standard Model. Discoveries behind the decimal...

Advanced nanoplatforms for diagnosis and treatment of osteosarcoma

Consortium Nano4Tarmed is developing 2D nanoplatforms for active drug delivery and diagnosis of osteosarcoma. Population growth is shrinking, mainly due to the overall fertility rate...

Partner News

First Hydrogen reveals Generation II zero emissions vehicle design

First Hydrogen Corp. has unveiled the design of its Generation II zero emission vehicle concept that looks to decarbonise fleet transport.

Cirba Solutions partner with Jacobs to establish sustainable battery materials processing facilities

Cirba Solutions is partnering with Jacobs to advance sustainable battery materials processing facilities in North America.

The ‘Lego Set’ approach to preparing applications and financial presentations

American Diversified Enterprises outlines the ‘Lego-Set’ approach to preparing applications and financial presentations.

TECH Project procures $900m debt financing commitments

Queensland Pacific Metals has announced it has received A$900m in total indicative debt financing commitments for the TECH Project.

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Predicting reactor pressure vessel behaviour for light-water reactors

Researchers at the Universities of Wisconsin and California are integrating physics and Machine Learning to predict materials degradation in nuclear reactors. The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) is...

NUCOBAM: Increasing nuclear industry profitability and improving safety

Dr Myriam Bourgeois, NUCOBAM Coordinator at Université Paris-Saclay CEA, explains how the European project aims for future AM Standard in the nuclear energy industry. The...

How Ionic Rare Earths is advancing the rare earth circular economy

Ionic Rare Earths are expediting the global transition to clean energy through magnet and heavy rare earth production via mining, refining and magnet recycling. Australian-listed...

Producing advanced materials through surface analysis

Hiden Analytical details its production of several manufacturing systems and tools that are required to study surface analysis. Surface analysis is an increasingly important aspect...

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40 mistakes that will kill an application

American Diversified Enterprises LLC explore the 40 most common mistakes that will cause the rejection of an otherwise good application.

Sokoman Minerals announces exciting lithium discovery from the Golden Hope drill programme

Sokoman Minerals Corp and Benton Resources Inc. have announced the final assays from the Phase 3 drill programme at the Golden Hope project.

Super Bowl commercials feature electric vehicles

Brent Wilson, CEO and President of Galvanic Energy, discusses how EVs are becoming increasingly prevalent in Super Bowl commercials.

Grounded Lithium Corp. reveals development plan for Kindersley Lithium Project

Grounded Lithium Corp. has revealed its field development plan for the initial 10,000 metric ton/yr phase at the Kindersley Lithium Project.