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Swancor increases capacity for pultrusion carbon fiber plates

Swancor Holding, given large demand from Europe, China and Taiwan, is expanding its production capacity for pultrusion carbon fiber plates, which are used to make blades of offshore wind turbines, according to the company......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJul 22nd, 2021

CO2 as a raw material for plastics and other products

Carbon dioxide is one of the main drivers of climate change—which means that we need to reduce CO2 emissions in the future. Fraunhofer researchers are highlighting a possible way to lower these emissions: They use the greenhouse gas as a raw materi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

No "eureka moment": the evolution of climate science

What if Earth's atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the gas was very good at absorbing heat......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

Samsung is raising chip fabrication prices to finance new foundries

Last quarter, Samsung invested KRW 12.5 trillion ($10.9 billion USD) in their foundry division. Ben Suh, a representative of the company, told investors that "foundry investments focused on capacity expansions for advanced processes such as 5-nanomet.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Three Americans Create Enough Carbon Emissions To Kill One Person, Study Finds

The lifestyles of around three average Americans will create enough planet-heating emissions to kill one person, and the emissions from a single coal-fired power plant are likely to result in more than 900 deaths, according to the first analysis to c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Could residential heat pumps be part of the climate solution?

Deploying residential heat pumps more widely across the United States has the potential to help reduce carbon pollution while also saving homeowners money, according to a new study by a University of Michigan researcher and colleagues......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Watching light break down a model photocatalyst in near real time

Chemists create catalysts for use in industry and other applications. One of the methods to create these catalysts is by using light to break down organometallic compounds—substances that include both metals and carbon. These types of compounds are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Act on Climate Emergency Now to Prevent Millions of Deaths, Study Shows

The human toll of carbon emissions will vastly magnify climate change’s economic costs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Filming the thermal death of electrons in matter

It is well known that an electric current increases the temperature of the material through which it is conducted due to the so-called Joule effect. This effect, which is used daily in domestic and industrial heaters, hair dryers, thermal fuses, etc......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Researchers find La Niña increases carbon export from Amazon River

When La Niña brings unusually warm waters and abnormal air pressure to the Pacific Ocean, the resulting weather patterns create an increase in the carbon export from the Amazon River, new research from Florida State University has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Liquid core fibers: A data river runs through them

Data and signals can be transmitted quickly and reliably with glass fibers—as long as the fiber does not break. Strong bending or tensile stress can quickly destroy it. An Empa team has now developed a fiber with a liquid glycerol core that is much.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Novel method of imaging silicon anode degradation may lead to better batteries

A novel method of characterizing the structural and chemical evolution of silicon and a thin layer that governs battery stability may help resolve issues that prevent using silicon for high-capacity batteries, according to a group of researchers. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

World"s first "green" synthesis of plastics from CO2

By combining a CeO2 catalyst with atmospheric carbon dioxide, researchers from Osaka City University, Tohoku University, and Nippon Steel Corporation have developed an effective catalytic process for the direct synthesis of polycarbonate diols withou.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

More carbon emissions will kill more people; here"s how many

A just-published study coins a new metric: the "mortality cost of carbon." That is, how many future lives will be lost—or saved—depending on whether we increase or decrease our current carbon emissions. If the numbers hold up, they are quite high.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

The Cost of Preventing Deaths by Climate-Driven Heat

A new formula measures the “mortality cost of carbon,” and how much would have to be removed from the atmosphere to save a single life......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

CHPT expects revenue increases through 4Q21

Taiwan-based IC test solutions provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) expects to post sequential revenue increases through the fourth quarter of 2021, buoyed by growing demand for 5G smartphone chips, as well as HPC and radio-frequency ICs, acc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Unimicron sees ABF substrate capacity fully booked through 2025

Unimicron Technology expects to sustain full capacity utilization for ABF substrates through 2025 as its capacity has been almost fully booked till then, according to the Taiwan-based IC substrate and PCB maker......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Low upward mobility linked to early mortality

Upward mobility—the capacity to improve one's socioeconomic status—is key to realizing the American dream of a long, prosperous, and happy life, Yale researchers say. In a new study, they found a strong relationship between the lack of upward mob.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Scientists ensure high resolution measurements for carbon diplomacy

MIPT researchers have developed a multichannel laser heterodyne spectroradiometer for greenhouse gases remote sensing. Recently, the role of anthropological factors in climate change has transferred from science to economy and foreign affairs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Study: Letting cats decide when to be petted avoids hostility and increases their affection

Experts in feline behavior and welfare at Nottingham Trent University also found that paying close attention to cats' behavior and body language and thinking about where to stroke them were key when improving interactions between cats and people......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

EU new carbon-reduction package to push datacenters go liquid cooling

European Commission's Fit-for-55 package passed on July 14 is expected to prompt datacenter operators to act more keenly in adopting liquid cooling solutions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021