Polymer battery a step closer

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability. With the aim to […]

Smart coatings in the pipeline

An imaginative approach to polymer surface coating has produced a sustainable way to remove mercury from water – while providing a wide range of protection including […]

Organic batteries charge up

Fully organic rechargeable household batteries are an ideal alternative to traditional metal-based batteries, in particular for reducing pollution to landfill and the environment. Now researchers at […]

How to mix the ‘un-mixable’

Imagine making some liquids mix that do not mix, then unmixing them. In one of the grand challenges of science, a Flinders University device which previously ‘unboiled’ […]

Green energy to the fore at Tonsley

Green energy leaders and a league of supporters will raise the stakes on South Australia’s sustainable future during a week-long conference at major urban renewal site, […]

New push to clean up e-waste, oil spills

Mounting waste from computers and electronic devices is the focus of a multi-faceted attack on environmental degradation being led by Flinders University and its commercial partner […]

Silver lining of marine paints

Nanoscale changes to industrial coatings can make them stronger, more environmentally friendly and better biosecurity barriers to block marine pest invasions of ports and coastlines. It’s […]

Good vibrations from renewable energy

Imagine a mobile phone charger that doesn’t need a wireless or mains power source. Or a pacemaker with inbuilt organic energy sources within the human body. […]