News tagged with recycling

Study suggests why some animals live longer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new method to detect proteins associated with longevity, which helps further our understanding into why some animals live longer than others.

dateMar 29, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Preventing contamination in recycling

Aluminum has long been the poster child of recycling. About half of all aluminum used in the United States is now recycled, and this recycling has clear and dramatic benefits: Pound for pound, it takes anywhere from nine ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Engineering
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Mobile industry eyes savings by recycling

More than a billion mobile phones are made every year but fewer than one percent are recycled, experts say, noting that billions of dollars could be saved if consumers go green.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Telecom
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'Perfect plastic' created

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing problem that could revolutionize the way new plastics are developed.

dateSep 29, 2011 in Polymers
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