New electronic paper could make inexpensive electronic displays
Researchers from the University of Tokyo have revamped an old e-paper concept to make an inexpensive handwriting-enabled e-paper well suited to large displays like whiteboards. They describe the e-paper in ...
How much of the Amazon rainforest would it take to print the Internet?
Students from the University of Leicester have calculated how much paper would be required to physically print the Internet as we know it - and have found that, despite the Internet's enormous size, less than ...
How do bone cells grow in space?
Alvetex Scaffold technology, produced by Durham University spin-out company Reinnervate, allows cells to be grown in three dimensions (3D), overcoming problems with two-dimensional (2D) culture methods and ...
Review: Paperless society remains a distant dream
The dream of a paperless society may need to be crumpled and tossed out due to the realities of American life.
Amazon starts travel service Amazon Destinations
The site that sells everything from toilet paper to toys can now send you on a romantic getaway.
How "time is money" thinking can hurt the environment
Thinking "time is money" can be a barrier for people to act in environmentally friendly ways, even for tasks like recycling that take mere seconds, according to UBC research.
Paper-based lateral flow assay for morphine
VTT is the first in the world to have developed a drug test printed on paper. VTT used antibodies – produced by methods of molecular biology – as morphine sensing molecules when creating this printing ...