#Chemical

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

2 years ago — 1 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye. ExDtect – the brainchild of Loughborough professor John Tyler uses...

Nanomotors could allow for self-healing electronic systems

2 years ago — 0 min read

A team from the American Chemical Society have developed self-propelled gold and platinum nanomotors which can locate and repair miniscule scratches, thus allowing electronic systems to repair themselves. The nanomotors...

Non-exploding lithium-ion batteries developed

2 years ago — 0 min read

A team of scientists from Stanford University in the US have announced a new design for a lithium-ion battery, believed by them to be less likely to explode. Due to...

IChemE appoints former Shell executive as new President

2 years ago — 0 min read

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has appointed Dr Andrew Jamieson OBE as its 75th president. Jamieson, who worked for Royal Dutch Shell for 35 years and who was awarded...

Space Propulsion Innovation Award winners invent explosive-free space valves

3 years ago — 0 min read

Sam Hyde and Valdis Krumins have won the Space Propulsion Innovation Award for their pyrotechnic-free design of space valves. Rather than using a small explosive to permanently open the valves,...