The cost and energy efficiency of dehumidification can be enhanced by creating polyimides that use less energy to dry air than commonly used refrigerants, say researchers at Texas A&M University, USA. Unlike refrigerants, polymides absorb moisture within their hydrophilic pores.
Four Finnish companies have collaborated to produce what they claim is the first compostable bioplastic made from food and feed production side-streams for application in thermal insulation in buildings or truck bodies.
This issue contains three papers on the Caron process, a look at he kinetics of reduction of Banded Haematite Jasper ore with coal and a comparative study of the solvent extraction of lanthanum(III) from different acid solutions.
Circular economy and resource efficiency experts, WRAP, make voluntary agreements with international retail companies to slash the environmental impact of UK clothing and home fabrics through practical interventions along the entire textiles chain.
The review focuses on science and it explores a range of research and evidence to identify factors that can influence the quality of science education in schools in England. It also highlights some of the barriers that prevent their implementation.
Russian sawmill modernisation, the predictive capacity of some wood properties by near-infrared spectroscopy and cross-sector collaboration in Oregon’s forest sector: are among items covered in this issue.
Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has issued a public interest intervention notice (PIIN) confirming that he is intervening in the proposed acquisition of ARM Limited, British-based semiconductor company, by American multinational technology company NVIDIA Corporation.