Lotus effect: Self-cleaning bioplastics repel liquid and dirt
Inspired by the always immaculate lotus leaf, researchers have developed a self-cleaning bioplastic that is sturdy, sustainable and compostable.
Decarbonisation tech instantly converts CO2 to solid carbon
Researchers have developed a smart and super-efficient new way of capturing carbon dioxide and converting it to solid carbon, to help advance the decarbonisation of heavy industries.
From recycling to upcycling: A smarter way of dealing with plastic
Researchers have developed a clean and cost-effective way to upcycle used plastic, transforming it into valuable nanomaterials and high-quality fuel.
Recycling face masks into roads to tackle COVID-generated waste
Researchers have shown how disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste.