A way of manufacturing shopping bags made out of sustainable Crustacea-derived plastic has been developed.
Research suggests that biodegradable plastics can be made using sugar and carbon dioxide as a safer alternative to traditional polycarbonate plastic.
A versatile and low cost material has been created to provide maximum insulation for use in the construction industry.
Nano-sized Lonsdaleite, a hexagonal diamond only found naturally at the site of meteorite impacts, has been created.
The promise of graphene-oxide membranes in achieving effective water filtration has been realised with the development of a membrane capable of sieving common salts.
Electronic prosthetics have the potential to enable a restoration of touch sensation, say scientists.
The discovery of materials for use in applications including energy, pollutant mitigation, and pharmaceuticals is likely to be accelerated by state-of-the-art computer modelling.
An artificial skin has been created that is sensitive to changes in temperature.
A way of creating ceramic materials without using a kiln has been developed