Water harvesting hydrogel

Materials World magazine
A new hydrogel can absorb moisture in the air and turn it into clean water. Idha Valeur reports.

Monitoring health with a graphene patch

Materials World magazine
A graphene band able to measure heart rate, hydration, oxygen saturation, breathing rate and temperature provides a simpler way to monitor health. Idha Valeur reports.

Packaging manufacturer introduces new recyclable black plastic food trays

Materials World magazine
An Irish packaging company’s new black plastic food trays can be identified in recycling sorting systems, diverting black plastic from landfill. Shardell Joseph reports.

How industrial food waste can be profitable biogas

Materials World magazine
Converting food waste into biogas could be a green and profitable way to produce heat and electricity, or even vehicle fuel. Idha Valeur finds out more.

Saving energy with heat pipe exchangers in ceramics

Materials World magazine
Heat pipe technology is proven to fuel new low-emission, low-energy, kilns and save money in ceramics. Shardell Joseph reports.