a Japanese/German collaboration has succeeded in synthesising a biodegradable, hydrophobic polymer by modifying a naturally-occurring poly(amino acid) with a hydrophobic amino acid.
A team from USTC have developed a new oil collection apparatus based on a combination of HPS with pipes and a self-priming pump.
American researchers design organic battery intended for deployment in power stations.
Recent research into the use of polymer-coated nanoparticles for enhanced oil recovery is reviewed in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
John Provis of the University of Sheffield gives an overview of his latest publication: Durability of Alkali-Activated Materials: Progress and Perspectives.
Nanofiber material, derived from Cladophora algae, removes virus particles with an efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters.