In recent years, extreme weather events caused enormous damage, especially hydro-meteorological hazards such as floods (e.g., 2002 in Central Europe), tsunamis (e.g., 2004 in the Indian Ocean) and hurricanes (e.g., 2005 Hurricane Katrina in the United States). The...
Orbital Marine Power will install a 2MW floating tidal turbine together with long-term partner, SKF.
Researchers have developed an effective, iron based, amine-functionalized photocatalyst for reduction of hexavalent chromium using visible light.
Fluorosurfactant-directed preparation of conjugated microporous polymer (CMP) aerogels for oil cleanup and gas sorption.
Professor Ozin explores the feasability of a solar refinery for making fuels and chemicals from CO2, H2O and sunlight.
Professor Ozin pays tribute to the materials scientists and engineers working to counteract the effects of fossil fuel induced climate change.
Researchers from Brazil have treated post-consumer PVC with SF 6 plasma to render its properties similar to those of virgin resin.
Researchers show that nanoparticles sputtered onto black silicon nanowire supports activate conversion in a hydrogen atmosphere under solar-simulated light.
Professor Geoff Ozin asks: do we want to fight carbon dioxide, or embrace it?
Korean researchers have developed lightweight commercial gamma radiation shielding based on tungsten/polyethylene nanocomposites.
What can we do if the IPCC’s response to climate change – assessment of risk, vulnerability, mitigation, adaptation and cost – fails to deliver?
A team have combined “lab-on-paper” technology with SERS to provide a label-free, ultrasensitive and powerful tool for the detection of specific molecules.