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17 Sep 2015

New material to conquer the urban heat island effect

Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney have developed a new material that stays cooler than the ambient air temperature even under the heat of the Australian summer sun. As temperature rise globally and more and more people move to cities the Urban Heat Island effect...
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17 Sep 2015

Creating sustainable rubber from the humble dandelion

Those of us who do battle with dandelions in our gardens every year will be pleased to know that the prolific weed can be used to create a sustainable natural rubber. Researchers at Fraunhofer in Germany have developed a new process for large-scale production of high quality...
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