Evonik to introduce additives for recycling waste rubber

Evonik Industries AG has developed a new rubber process additive that can convert scrap tires into materials that can be used in road construction. The company plans to demonstrate the…

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Boom Supersonic and VELO3D team up to 3D print aircraft components

VELO3D, the California-based metal additive manufacturing firm has entered into a partnership with Colorado-based Boom Supersonic for 3D printing flight components for the XB-1 aircraft. Intelligent Fusion, VELO3D’S direct metal…

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Borealis promotes the use of sustainable plastic alternatives among customers

Borealis is among the leading players in the industry working towards the establishment of a circular economy. Shifting from the existing linear model to a superior circular economy is a…

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Fungus found to produce large quantities of natural surfactant

A team of researchers belonging to the Institute of Pharmacy at Friedrich Schiller University Jena has discovered that the fungus Mortierella alpine produces large quantities of surfactants. The fungus, belonging…

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Qatar Petroleum and Chevron Phillips announce partnership

Qatar Petroleum has inked an agreement with Chevron Phillips Chemical for the construction of a new petrochemicals unit, in keeping with its plans to widen its energy offerings. Qatar Petroleum,…

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New measurement system built with Quantum Cascade Laser

A team at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF has developed a measurement system that can identify a broad range of chemical and pharmaceutical components in real…

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New study demonstrates cocoa bean shells’ impact on obesity

A team of researchers at the University of Illinois have found that three phenolic compounds present in cocoa bean shells have a powerful impact on the fat and immune cells…

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Study explores available antibiotics to fight MRSA infections

An international collaboration led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger Institute has found that some MRSA infections could be managed by using widely available antibiotics….

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Study suggests coffee might facilitate weight loss

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found that a cup of coffee a day can stimulate ‘brown fat,’ which is the body’s defense against fat accumulation, which could be…

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MBDA to use Prodways RAF system for aeronautic components

MBDA, the Europe-based developer and manufacturer of missiles, will employ Prodways Rapid Additive Forging (RAF) system for 3D printing large titanium aeronautic components. With the help of the RAF systems,…

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