Research reveals a low-emissions use for coal that’s set to revolutionise the roofing and coal industries
X-Mat® is an environmentally-friendly material that combines the strength of metal, lightness of plastic and high operating temperatures of ceramic. See how science meets engineering to produce an innovative solution to a wide range of challenges.
Microproteins appear to play a vital role in some biological processes like DNA repair. Research into human microproteins may lead to novel therapeutic treatments for a variety of diseases such as cancer.
Quality improvement in the health care sector has been difficult to standardise. The EPIDEM model offers a unique framework that could remedy this.
There is a lot of conflicting information about whether or not pesticides are dangerous so it is no surprise that I get asked this question fairly frequently. I’d love to give a yes or no answer but the truth is, it varies depending on the pesticide in question and how you define ‘dangerous’. If you’ve ever wondered whether pesticides are dangerous, the following information should give you the information you need to answer the question for the specific pesticides you’re interested in.
Plastic waste is everywhere. It is clogging our landfills and poisoning our marine environments. In fact, the United Nations has deemed ocean plastic to be a “planetary crisis”. Thankfully Full Cycle Bioplastics has developed an innovative solution that is a real game changer.
On 3 October 2017, scientists published an interesting article in the journal Ecology titled ‘molecular constraints on resistance-tolerance trade-offs’. This is a bit of a mouthful but basically, the study looks at the mechanisms some plants use to cope with the negative effects of being pruned or munched on by wildlife, namely resistance and tolerance, and they found something rather surprising that could, in the future, increase agricultural yields and reduce reliance on pesticides.