Health-Conscious Concrete

Source: cam.ac.uk Published: March 23, 2015 Healing material released when concrete microcapsules burst open Credit: Tanvir Qureshi Skin is renewable and self-repairing – our first line of defence against the wear and tear of everyday life. If damaged, a myriad of...

5 Surprising Products Made from Hemp

Source: inhabitat.com Published: April 6, 2017 by Maria Novozhilova Hemp is a sustainable supermaterial with a wide range of applications that go far beyond hacky sacks and beaded bracelets. An experimental project called Fabric-Action explores exciting new uses for...

Turning Tomato Peels and Eggshells into Tires

Source: smithsonianmag.com Published: March 15, 2017 Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a technology for incorporating food waste into rubber. (Kenneth Chamberlain, courtesy of Ohio State University) By Randy Rieland Scientists at Ohio State...

Fast-Charging Everlasting Battery Power from Graphene

Source: phys.org Published: July 19, 2016 by Han Lin, Fresh Science Swinburne University researchers have invented a new, flexible energy-storage technology that could soon replace the batteries in our cars, phones and more.  Han Lin’s new super battery (actually, a...