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Recycled graphene from tires can make more environmentally friendly concrete

This could be where the rubber truly hits the road. Rice University scientists have optimised a process to convert waste from rubber tires into graphene that can, in turn, be used to strengthen concr…

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Recycled graphene from tires can make more environmentally friendly concrete

This could be where the rubber truly hits the road. Rice University scientists have optimised a process to convert waste from rubber tires into graphene that can, in turn, be used to strengthen concr…

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COVID waste is killing animals - how to pick COVID PPE litter safely

How many times have you stepped over someone else's lost or discarded facemask crushed in the dirt beneath your feet, grimaced and thought "how disgusting!" Were you even tempted to pick it up and di…

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A real chemical showman

Science populariser and chemist extraordinaire Andrea Sella will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Lab Innovations. We caught up with him to talk brave graduate students, historical apparatus and t…

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Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...