News - 7 Mar 2019
With a few genetic modifications, a type of soil bacteria which feeds on hydrocarbons shows potential as a biological factory for turning a renewable—but disappointingly untapped—reward...
News - 19 Sep 2016
Abundant, chock full of energy and bound so tightly that the only way to release its energy is through combustion — lignin has frustrated scientists for years. With the help of an unusual soil...
News - 6 Oct 2015
Nanocellulose composites have been promised as the next supermaterial, though recent efforts to produce the material have been disappointing. An innovative, multi-scale computational test has been...
News - 19 Feb 2014
Building and Construction Plastics Market (PVC, PS, Acrylics, PU, TPE, Composite Materials and Others) For Pipes & Ducts, Insulation, Door Fittings and Other Applications The study provides a...
News - 26 Jun 2013
Our lawns and gardens seem to be all about the “green” … We spend a lot of green on our lawns and gardens—over $2 billion a year in Canada. We grow a lot of...
News - 15 Mar 2013
Kansas State University civil engineers are developing the right mix to reduce concrete's carbon footprint and make it stronger. Their innovative ingredient: biofuel byproducts.
Article - 26 Jul 2018
This article discusses how fiber reinforced polymers are the best for sustainability
News - 14 Dec 2008
Five-year grants totalling £20m will be given to Bath, Imperial, London School of Economics, Edinburgh, Exeter, Heriot-Watt, Lancaster, Manchester and Strathclyde Universities as a result of the...
News - 1 Oct 2008
With state-of-the-art single-wall carbon nanotube manufacturing and processing equipment as a backdrop, Norman-based SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT) welcomed nearly 200 guests to celebrate the...
News - 19 Aug 2008
In Europe, wood or concrete has traditionally been the material of choice for manufacturing the ties or sleepers that are used to support railroad tracks. Now, especially as a replacement for the...