There is scant evidence that it actually boosts libido and sexual performance, and it could be harmful.
A team of international scientists has found an environmentally friendly way of producing potential sunscreens by using cashew nut shells, instead of discarding them as waste. The team of âgreen chemistsâ from the University of the Witwatersrandâalong with colleagues from Universities in Germany, Malawi and Tanzaniaâhave been working on techniques to produce useful compounds from […]
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Chemists are working on techniques to produce useful compounds from wood and other fast growing non-edible plant waste, through a chemical process named xylochemistry.
(Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena) Geologists @UniJena and partners are researching at the Grimsel rock laboratory materials and systems that are foreseen as a geotechnical barrier in a possible repository. The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) is financing the ‘KOLLORADO-e3’ project with around one million euros over the next three years.
Flavonoids are plant-based compounds with powerful antioxidant properties found in many fruits and vegetables like blueberries and grapes. They serve a variety of functions such as protecting blood vessel walls in people who have heart disease or diabetes, alleviating allergies,…
In New York’s Hudson Valley, a beautiful new beacon for sustainable, net-zero design has taken root.
In a bid to make the fashion industry more sustainable, designer Elissa Brunato has developed the Bio Iridescent Sequin.
In the depths of the sea, certain shark species transform the ocean’s blue light into a bright green color that only other sharks can see — but how they biofluoresce has previously been unclear. Researchers have now identified what’s responsible for the sharks’ bright green hue: a previously unknown family of small-molecule metabolites.