News - 7 Feb 2023
Scientists at the University of Portsmouth are to develop 'plastic-eating' enzymes that could help solve the ever-growing problem of waste polyester clothing.
Polyester is the most...
News - 18 Jan 2023
Firefighting may appear very different in the future, due to intelligent fire suits and masks created by numerous research institutions in China.
Scientists from multiple institutions address the...
News - 18 Jan 2023
Researchers at Tufts University School of Engineering have developed a way to detect bacteria, toxins, and dangerous chemicals in our environment using a biopolymer sensor that can be printed like ink...
News - 10 Jan 2023
A durable copper-based coating developed by Dartmouth College researchers can be precisely integrated into fabric to create responsive and reusable materials such as protective equipment,...
News - 9 Jan 2023
Could washing our clothes without detergent become a thing of the past- Even though the research is in its early stages, an investigation as to whether washing or cleaning can be done with purified...
News - 5 Jan 2023
Flexible semiconductors are crucial for future wearable electronics technologies, but their integration into complex architectures has been problematic. In a recent study published in Advanced...
News - 15 Dec 2022
The first self-healing polymer has been produced by material scientists at RIKEN using a commercially available compound. The team offers a promising method for increasing the toughness and reducing...
News - 17 Nov 2022
A team of scientists guided by Professor Ju-Hyuck Lee of the Department of Energy Science and Engineering at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST; President Yang Kuk) created a...
News - 25 Oct 2022
With the use of a novel “one-pot-and-one-step” synthesis procedure, producing complex polymers with precisely regulated structures has become significantly less complicated.
News - 24 Oct 2022
In an article recently published in the open-access journal Energies, researchers discussed the modeling and experimental testing of electrical power requirements for heated clothing.