Isoprene research could lead to eco-friendly car tires
(Phys.org) -- The worlds rubber supplies are in peril, and automobile tire producers are scrambling to seek alternative solutions.
Bridgestone goes airless in tire concept for Tokyo show
Self-inflating bike tires campaign for dollars
How studded winter tires may damage public health, as well as pavement
Scientists are reporting new evidence on how studded tires wintertime fixtures in some areas but banned in others for causing damage to pavement may also damage the health of motorists and people living near ...
Putting old tires to new use in transportation projects
Civil engineers at Purdue University helped the Indiana Department of Transportation save more than $1 million over the past two years by using shredded tires as a new low-cost material in construction projects.
Wireless tire pressure monitoring systems in cars may compromise privacy, pose security threat
New wireless technologies in cars may compromise a driver's privacy and pose a security threat, warn researchers at Rutgers University.
On the road to 'sweet' tires made with a more sustainable process
Motorists will be driving on the world's first "green" tires within the next five years, scientists predicted here today, thanks to a revolutionary new technology that produces a key tire ingredient from renewable ...
Developing 'green' tires that boost mileage and cut carbon dioxide emissions
A new generation of "green" automobile tires that can boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing safety and durability is rolling their way through the research pipeline. The new tires could help add an extra mile or two per ...
New angle on gecko research: Scientists discover trigger that deploys geckos' amazing grip
Geckos are very adept at climbing through difficult terrain using an intricate adhesive system. Until now it has not been known when and how they switch on their unique system of traction.
Strike a yoga pose to strike down stress
When hyperventilating sometimes seems the only option to stress, Petri Brill has a healthier suggestion: yoga.
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