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Developing redox flow batteries as a viable energy storage system

Could we be close to having sustainable, continuously rechargeable batteries that power our lives?

World-first insulin sensor technology will provide better diabetes care

UC Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase is developing world-first insulin sensor technology to enable ‘right now’ measurement for those overseeing type 2 diabetes.

International tourists value sustainability and respecting the environment

A new study shedding light on tourist's sustainability practices, suggests that international tourists mainly values sustainability and protecting the environment. The research tells more...

Shape-changing element holds key to anti-bacterial coating

Undoubtedly, TiO2 has received much attention as a possible antimicrobial material due to its well-known photocatalytic activity (PCA) and self-cleaning properties. It is used in sunscreens...

Social media can improve lives post-disaster: study

Social media plays a major role in our health and wellbeing following a disaster. It can increase happiness and nurture your social circle. But depending...

New zero-waste tech aims to save environment from toxic acid waste

Associate Professor of Engineering Dr. Aaron Marshall and Chemical and Process Engineering Master's understudy Jonathan Ring have built up an award-winning, just about a...

Multi-axis spin coating creates new manufacturing opportunities

New research aims to bring multi-axis coating technology to rounded objects, which could disrupt a range of industries and create multi-million-dollar opportunities.

New technology to reduce petrochemical waste

Petroleum waste is a complex mixture containing different quantities of waste oil, wastewater, sand, and mineral matter. Petroleum industries are responsible for the generation...

New study links common herbicides and antibiotic resistance

Another examination finds that bacteria create antibiotic resistance up to 100,000 times quicker when presented to the world's most broadly utilized herbicides, Roundup (glyphosate)...

Have prehistoric eruptions been lying about their age?

Giant volcanic eruptions are captivating events. These massive events can have a global impact and the idea of a massive ash plume towering 30...

Scientists mix technology, art and roleplay to show teens the earth’s power

Scientists at an exciting hi-tech game named ‘Magma Drillers Save Planet Earth' by combining special effects, science, art, and storytelling. The objective behind developing...

Vitamins may help smokers quit, study

A new study by the psychologists at the University of Canterbury (UC) demonstrates that minerals and vitamins may lessen cigarette consumption and advance effective stopping. This...

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