Sunscreen Filter Made from Cod Fish Bones: Non-Toxic UV Protection?

non toxic sunscreen

Researchers have developed sunscreen made from cod fish bones which absorbs in the whole UV range, and could be used in sun protection creams or in fabric.

Carbon Nanotube-based Material for Chemical Weapons Protection

Single wall carbon nanotube. Photo by Arnero.

Researchers developed a material which degrades chemical weapons (i.e. nerve gas) and which could be embedded in fabrics for protective clothing.

Ultralong Hydroxyapatite Micro-Tubes: Biomaterial with Potential in Dentistry


Researchers have developed a method to prepare ultralong hydroapatite microtubes to reproduce the tooth structure – a major boon to dental patients.

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.