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Boil your way to cleaner drinking water: a simple trick to fight microplastics

In today’s world, tiny plastic particles, known as nano- and microplastics, are found almost everywhere - in our water, soil, and even the air...

Scientists create fire-resistant sodium battery that’s affordable and efficient

In a major advancement from The University of Texas at Austin, researchers have developed a new type of sodium battery that is not only...

How to make cutting tough aerospace materials as easy as pie

In the world of aerospace manufacturing, cutting through tough materials like titanium alloys, composites, and intricate components is a big challenge. These materials are essential...

Can tiny plastic pieces affect our health?

Since their invention over a century ago, plastics have become part of our daily lives. Our food and drinks are often packaged in plastics....

How cheese waste helps recover gold from old electronics

In a world where recycling is more important than ever, a group of scientists led by Professor Raffaele Mezzenga from ETH Zurich has found...

How soccer ball-shaped molecules supercharge zinc-air batteries

In the world of batteries, zinc-air batteries are like the hidden gems that could change how we power everything from gadgets to cars. They're cheap...

Tattoo ink may not as safe as the bottle says

Imagine getting a tattoo, a piece of art etched onto your skin forever. But do you know what's actually being injected into your skin? Recent...

Scientists unveil groundbreaking method to clean the air with Earth’s heat

In an exciting breakthrough, scientists have come up with a new way to clean the air of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main culprit behind...

Chemists create all eight polypropionate variants from a single starting material

Chemists at the University of Bonn have achieved a significant breakthrough in the synthesis of polypropionate building blocks, crucial components for creating life-saving drugs,...

Exciting breakthrough: Triple your lithium with plasma power!

In the quest for cleaner energy and technology, scientists are always on the lookout for better ways to get the materials they need. One such...