A partnership between council officials and local restaurants hopes to restore and protect the surrounding barrier reef by diverting oyster shells from landfill.
Posts Categorized: Material Science
As part of the new Generation Innovators (Gen-I) series, Springwise visited the Dyson School of Engineering’s exhibition to scout out the future generation of inventors.
Engineers have developed a way to strengthen concrete using extracts from root waste vegetables.
Researchers use synthetic spider silk as a delivery method for cancer-fighting drugs.
Researchers have developed a stretchable conductive material that could facilitate advances in wearable electronics and durable biomedical implants.
A newly created flexible bio-based paper battery could enable the development of smart packaging.
A tent made of a nano rip-stop nylon is capable of repairing itself by using friction to seal holes and punctures.
Instant spray-on fabric lets users spray clothes directly onto their bodies.
Engineers have developed a way to use a byproduct from coal power to replace Portland cement.
A material science startup company is focusing on recycling agricultural and post-consumer waste into high quality sustainable textiles.
Researchers have developed a film that can cloak thermal radiation by cutting down the infrared radiation which surfaces would normally emit.
Researchers in China are now developing a 3D printing technology to manufacture ceramics under microgravity.
A sustainable housing development in the Netherlands uses a new smart street lighting system that works on a wavelength that is comfortable for a rare species of bats.
A new elevator concept uses magnets and a rollercoaster-style rail design to enable greater degrees of freedom for transporting people, and more, around skyscrapers and across cities.
A new modular conversion technology turns unsorted household waste into reusable raw material rendering future use of landfills obsolete.
A new coating for fresh produce helps increase food security by both reusing and reducing agricultural waste.
Researchers in China have developed solar panels with an integrated electrode that can also harvest energy from the power of falling rain.
Using material technology, a startup has created a smart wearable with active compression to help treat chronic venous disease.
An initiative seeks to tackle the environmental damage caused by fluid leakages from power cables by creating a seal-healing fluid.
Chemists have developed an all-natural hair dye made from blackcurrant skins which are normally thrown away
Micro mirrors can be applied to regular window glass to direct winter light into the far corners of a room and block heat in the summer.
A company who specializes in diamond manufacturing has launched a line of new lab-grown gems which are more affordable and accessible.