News - 12 May 2006
Motorists in Lansing generally don't worry about snow and ice in May. But for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), safety during dangerous winter storms is a year-long headache.
News - 10 Aug 2005
Luxury vehicle builders are increasingly specifying Dunlop to outfit supercharged versions of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz sports cars. Dunlop today said it’s making gains on high-profile...
News - 4 Jul 2005
The appearance of Britain’s pavements could be transformed thanks to a new non-stick chewing gum developed by Revolymer, winners of the University of Bristol’s £30 000 New Enterprise...
Article - 26 Nov 2002
Once thought of as a dull, basic material, concrete has been used to make architecturally desirable structures. Coloured concretes, pigments, floor screeds and screen printed and photo engraved...
News - 30 Jun 2009
An international team of researchers has modified chlorophyll from an alga so that it resembles the extremely efficient light antennae of bacteria. The team was then able to determine the structure of...
News - 28 May 2008
For those hoping to create a greener world, our country's millions of miles of asphalt roads may seem like an odd place to seek solutions. Yet, it's precisely because asphalt is so common that...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Plastic beer bottles made from PET offer numerous advantages over their glass counterparts. While they are not currently available, the advantages, disadvantages and technical issues are covered in...
News - 22 Feb 2009
When it comes to developing a tire that can take on tough terrain, such as exploring trails or crawling rocks, engineers at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company left no stone unturned. The new...
Article - 23 Jul 2018
In this interview, Adrian Nixon, CEO of Nixor Ltd, talks to AZoM about Space Elevators and how 2D materials will contribute to them.
Article - 14 Dec 2012
District heating is a system that enables distribution of heat generated in a centralized location for commercial and residential heating. Steam or hot water is distributed to companies and households...