2 Dec 2021
Coldbox Store Reduces Food Waste in Nigeria
The Nigerian solar-powered system aims to reduce food waste and its climate footprint by reducing post-food harvest losses Food waste is a significant driver in climate change, as 6% of all global greenhouse emissions come from the production of food that is never eaten. This creates a vicious cycle of more extreme climate, which makes food production more difficult and exacerbates poverty, malnutrition and inequality across society.
26 Aug 2020
Biorubber Glue for Faster Surgical Recovery and Pain Relief
Materials scientists have invented a new type of surgical glue that can help join blood vessels and close wounds faster and may also serve as a platform to deliver pain relief drugs.
28 Feb 2018
New approach towards highly efficient, air-stable perovskite solar
Research into the use of perovskite materials as solar cells has boomed in the last several years, following reports of high energy conversion efficiencies, which have continued to climb. New research reveals how to improve the lifetime of these solar cells, reports Printed Electronics World.
19 Jan 2018
Smart buildings that can manage our electricity needs
A smart grid that decides how best to distribute energy based on availability, cost and customers' needs - that's the energy concept being developed by researchers.
25 Dec 2017
New insight into battery charging
A new technique developed by researchers provides a unique insight into how the charging rate of lithium ion batteries can be a factor limiting their lifetime and safety.
5 Apr 2017
Biology with an electrical edge
Bio-Electronics? The word broken down is Biology and Electronics. So then is Bio-electronics some sort of hybrid cross between Biology and Electronics? A love child of some sort? Well... not exactly.
15 May 2015
E-skin and pocket-sized diagnostic machines give patients the power
Wearable E-skin that can measure heart rate and blood pressure, and paper diagnostic machines the size of a credit card that can give instant readings on blood and saliva samples.