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NASA hosts open house for Mars technology

Added: 9 Jun 2022

Space agency NASA is to host a media event to demonstrate its LOFTID technology when it is inflated…

Scientists identify the most extreme heatwaves ever recorded globally

Added: 4 May 2022

A new study has revealed the most intense heatwaves ever across the world – and remarkably some of …

Digital twins to link Metaverse to real-world decarbonisation towards NetZero

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Digital Twins are forecast to form the essential building blocks of a Metaverse which connects the …

Technological research and development in agritech

Added: 4 Mar 2022

It is increasingly important for agricultural research to raise awareness of conditions leading to …

Monitoring DNA in air samples could revolutionise biomonitoring

Added: 10 Jan 2022

DNA from air could revolutionise the way we measure animal biodiversity, say scientists. Two resear…

Balloon-driven hybrid mobile communications network launched in Zanzibar

Added: 2 Dec 2021

A unique balloon-driven hybrid mobile network is being launched in Zanzibar. Expected to deliver fu…

Renewable energy's hybrid fuel blue hydrogen can help protect the climate

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Blue hydrogen - a renewable fuel hybrid technology - can play a positive role in the energy transit…

UK demonstrates its first 'green' high-powered rocket engine

Added: 22 Nov 2021

A UK nuclear fusion company based in Bletchley, has just developed and tested its first launch capa…

The plastics industry must go under the knife for a more sustainable future

Added: 22 Nov 2021

After 50 years of carefree consumption, urgent transformation is needed to negate large-scale green…

PhD student wins leading award from UK Research and Innovation

Added: 2 Nov 2021

University of Gloucestershire PhD student, Philippa Simmonds, has won a prestigious UK Research and…

Greening the lab: first net zero mass spectrometer launched

Added: 5 Oct 2021

As part of an initiative to permanently remove CO₂ emissions associated with the manufacture and su…

Dinosaur domination resulted from volcano-driven climate change

Added: 27 Sep 2021

The rise of dinosaurs coincided with environmental changes driven by major volcanic eruptions over …

UKRI funding to bring the public into the heart of five research projects

Added: 27 May 2021

UK Research and Innovation is encouraging people from across the UK to actively contribute to five …

Jordan's water crisis should be a warning for the world

Added: 31 Mar 2021

It is very easy to take tap water for granted. But sobering predictions of recent research around J…

Positive 'tipping points' offer hope for climate

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Climate change mitigation is forever a balancing act. Environmental experts are beginning to unveil…

'Team ice' uncover crucial information to aid the development of new more active cryoprotectants

Added: 17 Mar 2021

Researchers uncover new understanding around the interactions between synthetic polymers and ice fo…

Science priorities agreed for 2024 lunar exploration

Added: 9 Dec 2020

Planetary processes and polar resource potential prioritised by lunar science team. Researchers pre…

Significant water deposits on the moon confirmed

Added: 26 Oct 2020

If you got trapped on the moon you'd at least be able to fill your water bottle according to NASA's…

Hybrid floating solar plus hydropower system

Added: 7 Oct 2020

Hybrid systems of floating solar panels and hydropower plants may hold the technical potential to p…

Coronavirus 'trap and zap' technology

Added: 24 Aug 2020

Rice University researchers plan to reconfigure their 'trap and zap' wastewater-treatment technolog…