News tagged with titanium

Cost-effective titanium forming

Titanium is a material that offers excellent properties; however, it is costly and time-consuming to form. Fraunhofer researchers are now giving this multi-purpose metal another chance.

dateOct 16, 2012 in Engineering
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Scientists battle harmful water toxins

University of Ulster scientists are collaborating with international research partners to develop a new 'clean' technology to destroy water toxins caused by harmful algal blooms.

dateOct 08, 2012 in Environment
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Home-grown electricity

Buildings may soon be able to generate their own electricity from roofs, walls, windows – even benchtops – that come with in-built solar power capabilities.

dateOct 01, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Cleaning with sunlight

The sun breaks through the clouds – and surfaces start cleaning themselves! It may sound like magic, but in fact it’s all thanks to the addition of titanium dioxide molecules. Activated by UV light, ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Materials Science
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