ottobre, 2012

Petrol from air an update

Petrol from air an update

Petrol from air an update After the positive coverage following the recent IMechE CO2 air capture conference and the features on the front page of the Independent we have been inundated here at AFS with requests for media interviews and comments from social media forums. We have seen coverage across the world from leading national media including specialist scientific and engineering...

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Encapsil™ Down

Encapsil™ Down

Patagonia to launch Encapsil water-repellent down technology March 1, 2013 and announces 15% equity stake in Aeonclad Coatings VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Patagonia Inc., a leading designer of core outdoor, surf and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories, announced today the impending launch of its Encapsil™ water-repellent down technology. In...

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‘Nanoflowers’ for Energy

‘Nanoflowers’ for Energy

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created flower-like structures out of germanium sulfide (GeS) – a semiconductor material – that have extremely thin petals with an enormous surface area. The GeS flower holds promise for next-generation energy storage devices and solar cells. “Creating these GeS nanoflowers is exciting because it gives us a huge surface area in a small...

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ColorZen™ the power of less

ColorZen™ the power of less

Low Salt Diet At last month’s Continuum show in New York, a new way to dye cotton fabrics was unveiled which claims to eliminate water pollution and vastly reduce water and energy consumption. But what is it? Asks John Mowbray. Colorzen, a technology company based in New York, unveiled what it claims is a revolutionary new environmental way to dye cotton fabrics that uses no salt, or...

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Glaciers Cracking

Glaciers Cracking

Glaciers Cracking in the Presence of Carbon Dioxide ScienceDaily – The well-documented presence of excessive levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere is causing global temperatures to rise and glaciers and ice caps to melt. New research, published October 11, in IOP Publishing’s Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, has shown that CO2 molecules may be having a more direct...

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