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The changing face of air quality

Fine-particulate matter represents one of the most serious types of air pollutants, and is of particular concern in many parts of Asia. For example, for 2010–2012, an estimated 70% of people were living with air quality ...

dateNov 16, 2015 in Environment
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Designing ice repellent materials

Materials that actively repel water and ice very strongly are sought after by the aviation industry and for many other technical applications. ETH researchers have now found out how to specifically design the rigid surfaces ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Backswimmers use buoyancy aid like a gill

Ever since he can remember, Karl Jones has been fascinated by the animals that live in streams. 'I grew up next to a river in the Adelaide Hills where I spent many hours catching the creatures that live there', he recalls; ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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