Concrete using recycled tyre rubber hits the road to a circular economy
Engineers have discovered a way to replace 100% of conventional aggregates in concrete – such as gravel and crushed rock – with rubber from discarded tyres that meets building codes, promising a boost for the circular economy.
Take the burn out of sunscreen testing: experts
Exposing humans to ultraviolet radiation to test sunscreen effectiveness should be phased out, according to scientists and cancer experts.
It’s hard to see a city’s limitations with full vision
Accessibility is in the eye of the beholder, and for many it’s difficult to see the countless limitations in public spaces. So how can we make our cities and neighbourhoods a place for everyone? That’s one of the big issues being discussed at this year's Future/Inclusive Festival.
Australia just flew its own ‘vomit comet’. It’s a big deal for zero-gravity space research
Last month, a two-seater SIAI-Marchetti S.211 jet took off from Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne with an expert aerobatic pilot at the controls and a case full of scientific experiments in the passenger seat.