Scientists discover easy way to store methane in coffee
Used coffee beans could be a simple and cheap alternative for methane storage, new scientific research has found.
IBM uses plastic bottle waste to help fight MRSA
Researchers from IBM have linked up with scientists from the Singapore Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology to develop a treatment, made from plastic bottle waste, for hospital superbug MRSA.
Scientists urge caution on climate geo-engineering
The world may need to turn to geo-engineering to tackle climate change effectively, but this would pose enormous challenges, according to academic leaders.
Tyre recycling gets value boost with nanotechnology
Nanotechnology is set to be applied to tyre recycling to drive creation of high value materials for the construction industry.
Fixing the fuzz around nanomaterials
Little is known about the potential risks posed by nanomaterials present in waste streams. Dr Steve Hankin looks at the challenges this poses in terms of disposal
Nanotechnology takes centre stage in food waste talks
The feasibility of using nanotechnology to reduce food waste is to be explored by a focus group next week comprising scientists, packaging experts, retails and manufacturers.