News - 19 Mar 2021
Schlumberger New Energy announced today the development of a lithium extraction pilot plant through its new venture, NeoLith Energy. The deployment of the pilot plant will be in Clayton Valley,...
News - 11 Mar 2021
Energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been used in our everyday life for many decades. But the quest for better LEDs, offering both lower costs and brighter colours, has recently drawn...
News - 1 Mar 2021
The production of lithium-ion batteries is rapidly increasing, driven by the growth in demand for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage. Lithium-ion battery manufacturers are seeking to scale...
News - 22 Feb 2021
As the Mars Rover sets out to look for evidence of life on another planet, scientists back on Earth suggest viruses played a key role in creating stromatolites, our planet’s oldest...
News - 19 Feb 2021
Ice is an extremely multipurpose material. The oxygen atoms in ice cubes or snowflakes are arranged in a hexagonal pattern. An ice form like this is referred to as ice one (ice I).
News - 18 Feb 2021
When materials reach extremely small size scales, strange things begin to happen. One of those phenomena is the formation of mesocrystals.
Despite being composed of separate individual crystals,...
News - 12 Feb 2021
Metso Outotec starts an integrated competence development, called Services Certification Program, which is targeted for the company’s service employees working on site. Metso Outotec has an...
News - 29 Jan 2021
DeepGreen Metals, which is exploring for deep-ocean polymetallic nodules as a lower impact and more cost-effective alternative to terrestrial mining, today announced an upward revision to the nodule...
News - 27 Jan 2021
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A novel technique could lead to 3D printed bones that provide a more natural and less intrusive alternative to bone grafts.
Bone breakage and...
News - 22 Jan 2021
Diamond, like graphite, is a special form of carbon. Its cubic crystal structure and its strong chemical bonds give it its unique hardness. For thousands of years, it has also been sought after as...