Rapid test uses origami technology
(Phys.org) -- Complex laboratory investigations do produce reliable results, but they are not useful for point-of-care diagnostics. This is especially true in developing countries, which must rely on simple, ...
British group outlines plan for open-access publishing for publicly funded research papers
Fuji Xerox shows e-paper colors without filter
Greenpeace says KFC boxes destroy Indonesia forests
Greenpeace on Wednesday accused global fastfood chain KFC of using paper packaging made using wood from Indonesian rainforests which it said was endangering the habitat of the Sumatran tiger.
Copper-nickel nanowires could be perfect fit for printable electronics
While the Statue of Liberty and old pennies may continue to turn green, printed electronics and media screens made of copper nanowires will always keep their original color.
Could cap and trade for water solve problems facing the United States' largest rivers?
Lake Mead, on the Colorado River, is the largest reservoir in the United States, but users are consuming more water than flows down the river in an average year, which threatens the water supply for agriculture and households. ...
Researchers create low-cost, effective method for measuring exposure to toxic metals
(Phys.org) -- Two Colorado State University professors have developed a simple, low-cost method of determining levels of heavy metals in contaminated air using filter paper, water and a little chemistry.
Researchers develop disposable paper-based touch pads
A new paper made of graphene and protein fibrils
(Phys.org) -- Researchers led by Raffaele Mezzenga, a professor in Food and Soft Materials Science, have created a new nanocomposite made of graphene and protein fibrils: a special paper, which combines the ...
Inexpensive, abundant starch fibers could lead to ouchless bandages
A process that spins starch into fine strands could take the sting out of removing bandages, as well as produce less expensive and more environmentally-friendly toilet paper, napkins and other products, according to Penn ...
Research team uses nanoparticles to make paper waterproof and magnetic
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
800-pound paper airplane takes flight
Use a laser, save a tree
(PhysOrg.com) -- Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from a new Cambridge study show.