Wednesday, February 13, 2013
UNSW PhD candidate Andrea Wechsler takes by-products from the forestry industry to make particle boards that can be used in kitchens, bathrooms and decking around pools.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Much of the energy needed to provide people with food is spent during transportation. Research from the University of New South Wales in Australia demonstrates the positive impacts of local farming--it not only uses less energy because the food...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Hydrogen is on of the world's most plentiful energy sources. It's clean and abundant. But storing hydrogen has been the issue. A UNSW researcher has now solved that problem with an innovative new material that is lightweight and compact.
Tags: energy, Hydrogen, alternative, colleges, unsw, nanomaterials
Thursday, March 21, 2013
In 2008 a remarkable relationship was kindled between the children of Tigger's Honeypot, a child care centre at The University of New South Wales, Australia, and the residents of Milford House, an aged care facility in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Because there is less water available during a drought, water often picks up more minerals from the soil or ground and becomes saltier. These researchers in Australia say that their technology can efficiently filter water and remove salts so plants...
Tags: Technology, agriculture, salt, drought, unsw, crops, greg leslie, membrane, Where's the Water?
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Researchers in Australia have created a way to turn old plastic bags and rubber tires into steel! The process not only reduces the amount of waste thrown into landfils, but makes steel production less expensive and more energy-efficient.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
With 7 billion mouths to feed--and many more to come--how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities?