We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Plastic Bottles Become Multi-use Ultralight Material

News   Nov 05, 2018 | Original Story from the National University of Singapore.

 
Plastic Bottles Become Multi-use Ultralight Material

A team led by researchers from the National University of Singapore has found a way to turn plastic bottle waste into ultralight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) aerogels that are suitable for various applications, including heat insulation and carbon dioxide absorption. Credit: National University of Singapore.

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Engineered Bacteria Fill the Missing Energy Link

News

Engineered electroactive microbes could be part of the solution of how to store electricity that’s generated from wind, solar and waves.

READ MORE

Gas or Electric - Which Makes for a Greener Home?

News

If you want to make your home as energy-efficient and green as possible, should you use gas or electric for your heating and cooling needs?

READ MORE

How Do Genetic Mutations Result in Brain Disorder? Zebrafish May Hold the Answer

News

A close look at the rapidly developing zebrafish embryo is helping neuroscientists better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders, including autism and schizophrenia.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE