Flexible and Fire Resistant Paper: New Research

Printing on HAp paper (top). The material is fire resistance (bottom). Photo by Ying-Jie Zhu.

Researchers have developed a new fire resistant paper made of calcium phosphate (hydroxyapatite) This paper could provide long term storage of documents.

Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States


A study by Harvard university shows that the man-made methane emissions maybe higher than previously estimated, with consequences for the environment.

Storage Medium Lasting More Than 1 Million Years

Different storage media are available. Photo by Robert Jacek Tomczak

Researchers have developed a data storage medium to last a million years – it’s made of tungsten embedded in a matrix of silicon nitride.

Microplastic Particle Pollution in Subalpine Lake

Plastic bottles can be one of the sources of microplastics. Photo by Samuelalove.

Researchers found Italian subalpine lake Garda contaminated with microplastic particles at a level comparable to the pollution in marine ecosystems.

Innovative Device for Accurate Skin Temperature Measurement


Researchers have developed new devices to measure accurately skin temperature – you can apply these thermometers directly on the skin without discomfort.