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6th September 2018

Amazingly 'green' synthesis method for high-tech dyes

Dyes that are also of great interest for organic electronics have recently been prepared and crystallized.

6th September 2018

Mass timber: Thinking big about sustainable construction

Concrete adds to the world's burden of greenhouse gases, timber actually lessens it.

6th September 2018

House to be printed in a day using novel peat material

Oil shale ash is classified as a hazardous waste because it becomes very basic when in contact with water.

6th September 2018

Cementless fly ash binder makes concrete 'green'

Environmentally friendly cementitious materials without the use of cement.

6th September 2018

Testing corn's ability to improve and strengthen concrete

The research underway at UNK will determine whether ash produced by burning corncobs and corn stover can serve the same purpose.

7th August 2018

Large-scale, sustainable 3D printing with most ubiquitous natural material

This material is completely ecologically sustainable as no organic solvents or synthetic plastics were used to manufacture it.

7th August 2018

Research on spider glue resolves sticky problem

The sticky glue that coats the silk threads of spider webs is a hydrogel, meaning it is full of water.

7th August 2018

Researchers use photons to separate metal ions

The mission is to develop technologies to help accelerate nuclear waste cleanup from cold war-era weapon production sites or nuclear reactors, for example.

7th August 2018

New process turns wood scraps into tape

Lignin is a renewable resource, a substance in trees that helps to make them strong.

7th August 2018

Glueless glue, new textile fibres and replacements for microplastics

Microplastics are a scourge upon our waterways and demand for a biodegradable alternative is high.